Morning Glory Muffins

Place in a large bowl and mix well:  2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt  Add 2 carrots, shredded (2 1/2 cups) 2 apples, shredded (2 cups) 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup nuts 1/2 cup coconut In a separate bowl, whisk together…

Maple Granola

5 cups rolled oats 1 2/3 cups mixed nuts, such as walnuts, slivered almonds, pistachios, pecans, peanuts, etc.    1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon ⅔ cup vegetable oil ⅔ cup pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup mixed seeds, such as chia, sesame, flax etc. (optional) ⅔ cup dried fruit, such as…

Maple Glazed Squash, Green Beans and Walnuts

1/2 butternut or acorn squash 2 cups green beans 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 tablespoons maple syrup 2 teaspoon soy sauce 2/3 cups toasted walnuts Salt and pepper to taste Set a medium pot of water on to boil, add 1 teaspoon salt. Heat a small skillet for a few minutes over…

Apple Stuffing

Enough stuffing to dress at 15 pound (7.5 kg) turkey, with little left over that can be baked in a separate dish beside the turkey during the last 40 minutes of cooking. Prepare 4 cups chopped onions Drop them into 6 cups boiling, salted water Simmer for 10 minutes, drain then add: 12 cups bread,…

Homemade Waffles

2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 ¾ cups milk ½ cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon white sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Turn on waffle iron. Beat eggs in large bowl with hand beater until fluffy. Add flour, milk, vegetable oil, sugar, baking powder, salt and vanilla and mix…

Perfect Latin Flan

Make at least 6 hours before serving, or even the days before. 2 eggs 5 egg yolks 1/2 cup milk 2/3 cups sugar 1/4 cup water 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (12 oz) can condensed milk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt Whisk eggs and yolks in a large bowl until…

Maple Orange Cranberry Sauce

1 orange 11/2 cups fresh cranberries 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (or more to taste) 1/4 cup maple syrup pinch salt Wash orange, remove rind, set aside 3-4 long stands, then chop the rest into small pieces. Place chopped orange rind in a food processor, then working over top of the mixer, remove the…

Tangy Lemon Curd

¾ cups lemon juice ¾ cups sugar 3 eggs ½ cup unsalted butter, cubed In a medium pot, combine lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, eggs, and butter. Cook over medium-low heat until thick enough to hold marks from whisk, and first bubble appears on surface, about 6 minutes.

Pumpkin Cranberry Loaf

2 cups pumpkin puree 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cups water 3 cups white sugar 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 11/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 11/2  cups fresh cranberries Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees…

Pumpkin Bread

INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 cups pumpkin puree  2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 325°F and set an oven rack in the middle…