Yeast in the Mix Bread

4 +/- cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons (14 grams) yeast 2 teaspoons sugar 1 scant teaspoon salt 1/4 cup canola oil 2 cups very warm, but not hot, water In a large bowl, stir together the dry ingredients – even the yeast. Add the water and oil, mixing to make a dough. You might need…

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Chocolate Dipped Jalapenos

10 – 20 jalapenos 8oz cream cheese, softened 1/2 teaspoon each cumin, cinnamon, and ginger 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder, or to taste. 1 cup chocolate for melting (dark, semi-sweet, white, milk) 2 tablespoons butter Carefully wash the fresh jalapenos, being sure to remove all of the wax. Dry thoroughly. Cut off the tops of the…

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Delicious, Small, and Local

Supporting small and local enterprises has never been more important. The following links can come in handy when wondering what is in season and where to find the family farms that sell delicious produce, eggs, meat, and more.  

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