Monday, April 7th - Friday, April 11th
Amish Pizza Dough
4 c. flour
6 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. salt
1 1/3 c. milk
2/3 c. oil
Combine dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and salt. In separate bowl, combine milk with oil. Add to dry ingredients. Stir with fork until well mixed. Shape into ball. Knead until smooth. Separate into 2 or 3 equal balls. (This recipe says makes 2-12 inch pizza crusts. If you want a slightly thinner crust you can make 3 equal portions). Roll out. Place on greased pizza pan and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Add your toppings, sauce and cheese and bake an additional 20 minutes.
Bunny Paw Sugar Cookies
Slice and bake store bought cookie dough. When done, press measuring spoons into the warm dough for prints. Whisk light corn syrup with a bit of water, brush into indents and sprinkle on colored sugars.
Easy Easter Ham
Line slow cooker with Reynolds Slow Cooker bag. Mix 1 1/2 c. brown sugar, 3/4 c. cherry preserves and a pinch of black pepper. Pour into the liner. Add a precooked ham flat side down and cook on LOW for 8 hours. Remove ham and brush with glaze. Once slow cooker cools, toss liner for easy clean up.
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Weathe can affect our health forecast:
COLD DAYS:There are more heart attacks that happen on cold days because cold weather constricts blood vessels
HOT DAYS:Gout can flare up because of dehydration from sweltering temperatures
RAINY DAYS: as atmospheric temperatures drop: tissues near our joints expand and put pressure on nerve endings.
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TIP OF THE WEEK
Use this guide when you need to crush crackers for recipes:
1 cup of crumbs =
14 graham cracker squares
22 vanilla wafers
3 cups uncrushed cornflakes
Add 1 tsp. to cooking water before boiling eggs will help them peel much easier
A pinch added to cooking water when blanching or boiling spinach or string beans to keep the color vibrant.
A pinch added to a carton of milk will keep it fresher longer