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Monday, June 25, 2012

Peanut Butter Brownies

Traditional Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies

1   box fudge brownie mix ,Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box                                           
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter                                           
1/4 cup butter
2  cups powdered sugar                     
2  teaspoons milk
1  cup semisweet chocolate chips       
1/4  cup butter                                             
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.  Make brownies as directed on box. Cool completely.
  •  In a bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread mixture evenly over brownie base.
  • In small microwavable bowl, microwave topping ingredients uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds; stir until smooth. Cool 10 minutes; spread over filling. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until set.   Store covered in refrigerator

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Matt's Flour Tortillas

2 C. flour
1/4 C. shortening
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 C. warm water

blend flour, salt, powder, and shortening.  Add water a little at a time til it's all incorporated.  Form dough into a ball, and kneed on a floured surface until dough is smooth and elastic.  Divide into 12 small balls, cover, let rise 30 minutes. Roll each ball on floured surface to 7" diameter. Place on preheated griddle, cook til medium golden on both sides. Stack between towels to keep warm.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Green tomato salsa

1 1/2 lbs. Green tomatoes, chopped

1 large ripe red tomato

2 Jalapeno peppers; seed/mince

1 Garlic clove; finely chopped

1/4 c Cilantro leaves; chopped

1/4 c Parsley leaves; chopped

1/2 Red bell pepper; seeded-and coarsely chopped

3 tb Lime juice

1-1/2 ts Sugar

1/2 ts Salt

Instructions:Place the green tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, garlic, cilantro and parsley in a food processor or blender. Blend to a coarse puree.Add remaining ingredients and stir.

I have not tried this recipe yet, but I always have a lot of green tomatoes so it's on my list of things to try.