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January 25, 2011

This year at retreat all of our retreaters submitted receipe’s and I compiled a little recipe book for everyone to take home with them. Thought about it today and thought I could share some of them with all of you. So I picked 3 that I thought would be great for a winter’s day. Hope you enjoy.

Blueberry Coffee Cake – Karen Greaves Ignace ON

4 eggs, separated

1 ¾ cups sugar

 3 tsp vanilla

1 cup oil Juice and rind of a lemon (2 tbsp lemon juice)

 2 ½ cups flour

2 tsp baking powder

 2 cups blueberries

Beat egg whites. Add sugar, egg yolks, oil, vanilla and lemon juice. Combine dry ingredients and berries. Fold into batter. Pour into a greased Bundt pan and bake at 350 for 1 hour. Turn out to cool. Combine 1 cup icing sugar with approximately 1 tbsp milk. Drizzle over cake.

source: Delectible Delights Cookbook submitted by Karen

Potato Cheddar Chowder- Shelia Maxwell, Portage  La Praiarie, MB

– 2 tbsp. of butter/oil
– 1 chopped onion
– 1 clove garlic
– 3 medium potatoes chopped
– 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
– 1/4 tsp. thyme
– 1 1/2 cups of milk
– 1 1/2 cups of grated cheese
– salt and pepper
– parsley flakes

– Heat butter, add onions, and cook until tender, not brown.
– Add potatoes and chicken stock.  Bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer for 20
minutes until potatoes are tender.
– Puree before adding milk.  Add milk and bring to a light boil, reduce
heat, add cheese, salt and pepper, and parsley.
– Enjoy!

Biscuits – Brenda Taylor, Mather MB

 Mix 2 cups flour

4 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp cream of tarter

½ tsp salt

2 tbsp sugar

 Cut in ½ cup butter (I use margarine)

Stir in ⅔ cup milk (sour milk works too)

Knead 10 times

Roll out dough, Cut into shapes

Bake at 450° F for 10-12 minutes

 *I sometimes add cheese, craisins, raisins, etc. And split the flour ½ white, ½ whole wheat flour.


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  1. January 25, 2011 9:12 pm

    the biscuits and blueberry cake would be just DELISH with the tea served today at FHC!
    Welcome ~
    kettle’s on “))

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