2 ½ C sifted all purpose flour 1 t salt
1 C shortening 1/3 to ½ C COLD water
Sift flour and salt. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or butter knives until crumbs look like small peas. Sprinkle water over mixture, 1 T at a time to moisten. Do not overmix. Then form into 2 balls. Cover well and chill for one hour for easier handling.
For a baked shell:
Roll on lightly floured board about 1/8” thick. Roll dough lightly onto rolling pin to transfer to pie plate. Prick with fork. Bake at 425 for 10 minutes or until lightly golden.
Strawberries and filling
1 qt. strawberries 1 ½ C sugar
2T cornstarch 4T water
Mix strawberries and sugar. Let stand for one hour. Pour off excess syrup and add enough water to make 1 cup of syrup mixture. Pour into pan and heat to boiling. In another bowl, mix 2T cornstarch and 4T water. Add the cornstarch mixture to syrup and cook, stirring frequently until thickened. Place uncooked strawberries in baked pie shell. Pour hot glaze over all. Chill. Top with whipped cream before serving.
4 C Bisquick ¼ C butter, melted
1C milk + 2T vinegar (mixed)
Mix Bisquick and milk mixture until it forms a
stiff dough. Do Not Roll Out. Drop by large
spoonfuls onto a greased 9x13 pan.
Bake at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
Pour melted butter over rising biscuits.
Continue to cook another 15 minutes
or until browned.
4-6 pork loin chops 2T oil
1/2 t salt 1/8 t pepper
3/4C sugar 1/4 C flour
1 1/4C water 2/3 C vinegar
1/2C soy sauce 1 large onion
1 green pepper
Place pork in large skillet with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Mix sugar and flour together.
Sprinkle a little at a time over browning ribs. Turn ribs often prevent scorching. Cut onion and green peppers in strips. When ribs are well-browned, stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer one hour. (Also, works great with pork steaks!)
– grease loaf pan. Bake at 325 for 55 minutes.
½ c butter, softened ¾ c light brown sugar, packed ¾ c sugar
1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp coconut flavor 1 tsp rum extract
1 egg + 1 yolk 1 c mashed banana 2 c AP flour
1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt
¾ c buttermilk small pkg walnut pieces powdered sugar garnish
Cream butter. Add sugars and mix until fluffy. Add vanilla, coconut, rum, whole egg and yolk and beat well. Blend in banana. In separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to banana mixture slowly, alternating with buttermilk until smooth. Pour into loaf pan and bake. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes, then turn out and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.
Can also be made into a wonderful cake. Pour into two 8” round greased cake pans or 9x13 pan and bake at 350 for 20 mins. or until knife in center comes out clean. Cool on racks then frost with cream cheese frosting and more walnut pieces.