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APPLE PIE BREAD

Apple Pie Bread TSLC - CopyThis Apple Pie Bread recipe is one you will make over and over again.  It is a great way to use up apples and goes good with coffee or as a snack with milk. This bread makes a great gift.  My weakness when it comes to food is bread of any kind and I am always making bread.

Batter:

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup white granulated sugar

1/2 cup butter or 8 tablespoons or 1 stick, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup sour cream

1/2 cup buttermilk

2 eggs

2 cups shredded, peeled apples (I used red delicious)

Whisk together the flour, salt and baking soda in a large bowl.  Add white sugar, melted butter, vanilla extract, sour cream, buttermilk and eggs.  Mix well with a spoon. Fold in shredded apples. Spray a 9 x 5 bread pan with cooking spray and add the batter.

Swirl:

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)

3/4 cup raisins

Mix together with a spoon and spread over batter as in photo below.  Take a knife and swirl into batter.

Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 65 to 70 minutes testing to make sure bread is done in center.  Let cool 10 to 15 minutes and remove from pan.

Topping for Cooked Apple Bread:

3/4 cup powdered sugar

3 tablespoons milk, more or less

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix together with spoon and drizzle over bread once bread has cooled.

Makes 1 loaf.  Enjoy!

Note:  You can freeze this bread or reheat.  It keeps well for several days in a cool, dry place.  You can also refrigerate. If you want to make it special, soak your raisins in about 1/4 cup bourbon before adding to the bread.

 

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If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Buttermilk Chocolate Bread.

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CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY!

Chocolate Covered Strawberries TSCL - CopyChocolate Covered Strawberries are so expensive if you buy them in the store but so easy to make.  Make some for your sweetheart, children, friends and family for Valentine’s Day.  You can use your imagination and do all kinds of decorating to make them unique. I love them and they don’t last long at my house! Show some love for Valentine’s Day!

1 cup chocolate chips (you can use any kind of chips you like)

1 tablespoon shortening (you cannot use butter)

Combine the chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave safe bowl, preferably glass and something not too tall or big.  Microwave for about 2 minutes on high. (You can do it on the stove top if you don’t want to use the microwave)  Remove chips and stir until they are smooth.  Dip strawberries in chocolate and place on plastic wrap.  I just use my fingers when dipping but you could insert a toothpick in the top of the strawberry and dip that way.  Let chocolate harden on the berries. You can put in refrigerator or a cool place about 35 minutes.  If you want white stripes on the strawberries, melt white chocolate chips and drizzle over the chocolate.  You can use sprinkles, sea salt, do half white and half dark chocolate, sprinkle on nuts or whatever you like.  One cup of chocolate chips does about 15 to 20 strawberries depending on the size of your berries.

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY EVERYONE!

You might also like my recipe for Kentucky Bourbon Balls.

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10 DIP RECIPES FOR YOUR SUPER BOWL PARTY!

The following is a list of 10 great dip recipes for your game day party. Just click the name of the dip below each photo to go to the recipe. Have a great Super Bowl Sunday 2015!

Mexican Beer Dip - TSLC

Mexican Beer Dip

Creamy Spinach Dip - TSLC

Creamy Spinach Dip

Southern Caviar or Blackeyed Pea Dip - TSLC

Southern Caviar or Black-eyed Pea Dip

Water Chestnut Dip - TSLC

 

Water Chestnut Dip

Mexican Corn Dip - TSLC

Mexican Corn Dip

Salmon Dip - TSLC

Salmon Dip

Anne's Cheese Dip - TSLC

Anne’s Cheese Dip

Shoepeg Corn Dip - TSLC

Shoepeg Corn Dip

Anne's Sausage and Cream Cheese Dip - TSLC

Anne’s Sausage and Cream Cheese Dip

Hot Artichoke Dip - TSLC

Hot Artichoke Dip

 

 

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PARMESAN BAKED POTATO WEDGES

My family loves potatoes and they will eat them anyway you “fix” them.  This Parmesan Potato Wedges recipe is a favorite of ours with onion dip and so easy to make.  We like them as a side dish for a meal, too.

Parmesan Baked Potato Wedges

 

4 to 6 potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges (I make 8 wedges per potato)

1 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes

1/2 teaspoon oregano

Pinch cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 stick butter, melted or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup

Cooking spray

In a bowl whisk together the flour, parsley flakes, oregano, cayenne pepper, paprika, black pepper, salt, garlic powder and Parmesan cheese.  Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.  Dip the potato wedges in the butter and roll in the flour mixture or put flour mixture in a paper bag, add potato wedges and shake to cover. Arrange on sprayed baking sheet.  Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 20 minutes on each side turning once. (I spray the potatoes with a little cooking spray when I turn them).  Makes 4 to 6 servings.  Enjoy!

You might also like my recipe for Oven Roasted Potato Bites.

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