Easy Flaky Biscuits

3 cups flour 3/4 tsp cream of tartar 4 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 1/2 tsp sugar 3/4 cup coconut oil (or shortening) 1 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1/2 tsp salt Preheat oven to 400F.  Sift dry ingredients together then cut in coconut oil.  Add milk and egg (you will need to use your […]

Lemon Bars

From Ina Garten For the crust: 1/2 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 cups flour 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt For the filling: 6 extra-large eggs at room temperature 3 cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 cup flour Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting […]

Curried Coconut Chicken

1 1/2 lbs chicken, cut into 1″ cubes 1 tsp salt and pepper, or to taste 2 T peanut oil 2 T thai chili paste 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 can (~14 oz) coconut milk 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce 1 cup (or more) veggies such as […]

Brunch Casserole

6 eggs 2 cups milk 1-1/2cups shredded cheese (I use a combination of swiss & cheddar) 16 oz sausage 7 slices Italian bread (sliced about 1/2″ to 3/4″ thick) 3 green onions, diced (white and green parts) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp dry mustard Brown the sausage and drain.  Beat the eggs, cut the bread […]

Quick & Easy Jam

If you have a pint of berries sitting around, this will make a quick and easy jam. 1 pint berries 1/8 to 1/4 c sugar 2 tsp instant tapioca squirt of lemon juice Bring all ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan.  After it reaches a full boil (meaning it’s still boiling when you […]