Corned Beef Recipe

Corned Beef Recipe

Lois’ Plum Sauce

10 cups plums, pitted and quartered (about 4 pounds) 1 cup apple cider vinegar 2 cups brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 inch piece fresh ginger, minced. If you don’t have fresh, substitute about 1/2 teaspoon or so of dried ginger 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons mustard seed 2 tablespoons chopped green chili peppers. You can use canned, but…

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Sour Dough Starter

1 package Active Dry Yeast 2 cups warm water 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar In a 4 quart container dissolve yeast in warm water (110-115 degrees); let stand 5 minutes. Add flour and sugar. By hand, stir until blended. The mixture will be thick; any remaining lumps will dissolve during the fermentation process. Cover loosely with plastic…

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Sour Dough English Muffins

Thank you Nancy Kress for the following recipe: The key factors are a very wet dough, and over kneading the dough. It’s wet enough that I would be unwilling to knead by hand – super messy. I use a stand mixer. And I knead past the point of it stretching out nicely – it should break, much like it does…

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Chuck Roast in Red Wine

This recipe should have a more glamorous name, but since I am just a simple cook my simple title will have to do. I cooked this up recently and wanted to share it with you, as the flavor was wonderful.   Start with a 2 to 3 pound GrassRoots Meats Chuck Roast. Sear it in a iron skillet or dutch…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Made a strawberry rhubarb pie today with rhubarb that I bought at the Pagosa Springs Farmer’s Market on Saturday. Hope it tastes as good as it looks! Thanks, Nancy Smith, for your recipe. 2 cups sliced rhubarb 2 cups sliced strawberries 1 1/4 cup sugar (I used a little less!) 1/3 cup flour 1 T corn starch Couple shakes of…

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