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Carob Date Brownie Mix

(Makes 16 large brownies) These moist and chewy brownies are sweetened with dates. Serve them warm from the oven with a cold glass of soy milk or almond milk. 1-1/2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour or unbleached all- purpose flour 1/4 cup carob powder 1 Tablespoon instant grain beverage powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon […]

Burger Mix

(Makes 8 patties) Serve on a bun with your favorite condiments. 1 cup dry garbanzo beans, ground to a flour in a coffee grinder or high-powered blender 1 cup rolled oats, ground to a flour in a blender or food processor 1/2 cup short-grain rice, ground to a flour in a coffee grinder or blender […]

Saucepan Stuffing Mix

(Serves 5) Dress up an otherwise ordinary meal with this fast, flavorful stuffing. Six 1-1/2-ounce slices of whole-grain bread, cubed, and dried in a 250 degree oven for 45 to 60 minutes 1/3 cup pecans, chopped 2 Tablespoons dried parsley flakes 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/2 teaspoon dried ground fennel seed […]

Long-Grain and Wild Rice Mix

(Serves 5) Serve as a side-dish, or as a main dish surrounded by steamed vegetables. 1 cup long-grain brown rice 1/2 cup wild rice 1 Tablespoon dried parsley 2 teaspoons Spike or other all-purpose seasoning 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) Mix ingredients and store in an air-tight container. Attach these […]

Macaroni and TVP Skillet Mix

(Serves 4) This quick dish will please children and adults alike. 1-1/2 cups dry elbow macaroni 1 cup dry texturized vegetable protein (TVP) (ground beef or ground turkey for a non-vegetarian dish) 3 Tablespoons dried minced onion 2 Tablespoons dried parsley 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon salt Combine all ingredients, […]

Vegetable Dip Mix

(Serves 12 — Prepared dip makes about 1-1/2 cups) Keep an unopened aseptic carton of silken tofu in the refrigerator for an almost instant cold dip to serve with veggies or fat-free crackers. 2 Tablespoons dried parsley flakes 1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon dried minced onion 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried dill or […]

Cinnamon Raisin Apple Muffin Mix

(Makes 12 muffins) A fast after-school snack. 2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour or unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup raisins Whisk together first six ingredients and store in an airtight container. Package raisins separately. Attach these instructions: To prepare, preheat oven […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Check the schedule at for the days and times of our Valentine’s Day Dinner.  you will love this show!! Our Head Video Editor, Michelle, has been hard at work getting all of the interviews together for you.  Costa Ventosa Winery paired wines for each course.  Cheryl Tull from Smith Island Sweet Shop prepared Cream […]

Spinach and Roasted Pepper Stuffing

(Serves 6) Enjoy this colorful stuffing as an entree or a side dish. Vegetable oil spray (to coat pan) 1/4 cup minced onions 1/8 cup minced celery 2 roasted bell peppers, seeded and diced 3/4 cup cooked spinach, drained and chopped 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 cup dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup cooked grains (barley, […]

Apple and Raisin Stuffing

(Serves 8) Savor the tangy flavor of sour apples and sweet raisins. 1 cup chopped onions 2 Tablespoons chopped green onions 2 Tablespoons chopped celery 1/2 cup vegetable stock 4 cups peeled, chopped green apples (any tart variety) 1/2 cup raisins or currants 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 2 cups dry bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg […]

Fruited Bread Stuffing

(Serves 6) Make the most of dried fruit with this delicious stuffing. Vegetable oil spray (to coat pan) 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, peeled, diced finely 1/2 teaspoon sage 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1 cup vegetable stock 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots or peaches 1/8 cup chopped […]

Chock-Full-of-Corn Stuffing

(Serves 10) Use several different corn products to make one delicious menu item. Vegetable oil spray (to coat pan) 1/4 cup vegetable stock 1 cup chopped green onions 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup whole hominy kernels (canned or cooked) 1/2 cup corn (canned or cooked) 3 cups crumbled cornbread 1 […]

Goodies-From-the-Garden Stuffing

(Serves 4-6) Capitalize on vegetables in season for this texturally-satisfying stuffing. 2 cups uncooked bulgur (medium or fine texture) 1/2 cup uncooked soy grits 3 1/2 cups vegetable stock or vegetable juice 1 Tablespoon oil 1/2 cup chopped onions (use several different types) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup chopped raw zucchini 1/2 cup chopped […]

Oatmeal-Walnut Stuffing

(Serves 8-10) Make this dish savory with onions and poultry seasoning or sweet with leftover fruit and cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg–an anytime-of-the-day dish! 1/4 cup walnut pieces 21/2 cups rolled oats (uncooked) 1 Tablespoon egg replacement or other powdered starch 1/2 cup soy or rice milk 1 medium onion, diced fine 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning […]

Eggplant-Tomato Stuffing

(Serves 6-8) Enjoy the Mediterranean influence of this dish! 1 large eggplant 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons chopped yellow onion 4 Tablespoons chopped bell pepper, assorted colors 1 Tablespoon carrots, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chopped celery or fresh fennel (sweet anise) 1 cup chopped fresh tomato (can substitute low-sodium canned tomatoes) […]

Cake Baking Tips

Bakeware Be sure to use the pan size called for in the recipe. To check the width of a pan, measure across the top from inside edge to inside edge. Use shiny metal pans for baking cakes. They reflect heat away, producing a tender, lighter-colored crust. Use caution when using dark nonstick baking pans or […]

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