Italian Herb Pizza Dough (Bread Machine)

2-1/4 teaspoons (1 package) dried yeast 3 cups bread flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning (or 1 tablespoon oregano and 1 tablespoon basil) 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup and 2 tablespoons luke-warm water Directions: In a small mixing bowl, whisk togetherContinue reading “Italian Herb Pizza Dough (Bread Machine)”

DIY: Pork Chops, Pork Loin, & Extras

Here in Kentucky, it’s not very difficult to find a grocery store that sells whole pork loins… and I do mean whole–I can usually find about 3-foot-long sections of pork loin for less than $30 somewhere. If you’re smart about it, you can make quite a few meals from one loin. Alright, let’s get started.Continue reading “DIY: Pork Chops, Pork Loin, & Extras”

Tangy Cream Salad Dressing

1-1/2 cups salad oil (basically, any cooking oil) 1/2 cup vinegar 1/3 cup minced parsley 1/2 teaspoon red pepper 3 tablespoons minced green pepper 1 large onion, chopped 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 1 tablespoon salt 3 oz package cream cheese, softened Directions: In a blender, blend well all ingredients.

Celery Seed Dressing

1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons celery seeds 2 teaspoons grated onion 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons horseradish 1 cup salad oil (basically, any cooking oil) Directions: In a blender, blend together all ingredients. (Source: Mrs. Alva Bergstrom, Tampa, FL)

Cucumber Salad Dressing

1 small cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 small onion, chopped Lemon juice to taste 2 cups mayonnaise Green food coloring Seasoned salt to taste Worcestershire sauce to taste Directions: In a blender, blend together all ingredients. (Source: Mrs. Jerry B. Robinson, Memphis, TN)

Piquant Salad Dressing

1 cup salad oil (basically, any cooking oil) 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons paprika 1 small onion, chopped 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 clove garlic Directions: Blend well all ingredients. (Source: Mrs. Mark Reid, Frederick, Maryland)