1917 Cinnamon Anzac Biscuits

4 oz sugar,4 oz butter,2 eggs,1/2 teaspoon cinnamon,1 cup flour,1 cup rice flour,1 teaspoon baking powder,1 teaspoon mixed spice. Beat butter and sugar to cream, add eggs well beaten, lastly flour, rice flour, baking powder, cinnamon and spice. Mix to stiff paste, roll and cut into biscuits. Bake a nice light brown in a moderate…

Granola Bars

2 1/4 cups quick cooking oats1 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal (like Rice Krispies)2 Tablespoons ground flaxseed (optional)6 Tablespoons butter (*see note)1/3 cup honey or light corn syrup (less sweet)3/4 cup light brown sugar , packed1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup mini chocolate chips , or other favorite add-in’s InstructionsLine 8 or 9’’ square pan with…

Chocolate Chess Pie

1 9″ pie crust, frozen or homemade1/4 cup unsalted butter1 1/2 cups, packed dark brown sugar1/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted3 eggs2 Tablespoons all purpose flour or cornflour2 teaspoons finely ground instant coffee1 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 teaspoon salt Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350F.Slowly melt the butter and whisk…

Good Chili Recipe

1 large or 2 small onions 5 clove garlic Olive oil 5 level teaspoons chili powder 2.5 heaped teaspoon ground cumin (or crushed cumin seeds) Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 to 1.5 pound minced beef 3-14 oz cans of tomatoes, 1 crushed, 2 diced 1 red chili, chopped or 2 tsp dried…

Black Bean Brownies

2 cups 1 14 oz can cooked black beans1/2 cup chopped dates OR 1/2 cup chopped prunes2 eggs1/2 cup applesauce2 tsp vanilla1/2 cup cocoa powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Throw everything except the chocolate chip and nuts into a food processor and blend until smooth. Add…

Parmesan Orzo

2 Cups Orzo2 Cups Chicken/Vegetable stock/water4 Tablespoons Butter1/4 Cup diced Onion, diced very small3 Garlic Cloves, pressed or minced3/4 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese1/3 Cup Half and Half2–3 Tbsp. Chopped Parsley1/2 – 1 tsp. saltBlack pepper to tasteOlive Oil ORZOBegin by heating about 1-2 Tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet, let it warm up…

Sex in a Pan

3/4 cup butter1 1/2 cup flour1/2 cup chopped pecans1 cup icing sugar1-8 oz. light cream cheese1 large package, 144 gm instant chocolate pudding1 large package, 144 gm instant vanilla pudding5 cups milk, divided4 cups cool whip, divided1 oz. semi-sweet chocolate square, grated Preheat oven to 350F. Mix together the butter, flour and chopped pecans. Press…

Turkish Coffee Shortbread

1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature.2/3 cup sugar1/4 tsp salt2 1/4 cups all purpose flour2 Tbsp finely ground coffee, espresso or french roast. Use less for a more subtle effect.1 Tbsp ground cardamom, use less for a more subtle effect.chocolate coating8 oz bittersweet chocolate chips, or bar chocolate, cut in small pieces.1 tsp vegetable…

Spaetzle

4 cups all-purpose flour2 tsp salt8 large eggs3/4 cup milk In a bowl, whisk together the flour, eggs, milk, and salt. Stir until the batter is well combined and develops bubbles. You can also use a mixer. The batter should neither be too thin nor too thick or it will be difficult to make the…

Cashew Cheese

2 cups raw cashews, soaked 2 hours in warm water1/2 cup water2-3 cloves garlic2 tbsp nutritional yeast2 tsp lemon juice1/2 tsp salt Drain and rinse the cashews.Place them in a food processor along with the remaining ingredients and pulse until the cashews are broken down and resemble ricotta cheese. Add a little water, one tablespoon…