Monday, June 21, 2010

Poppy Seed Dressing

I can't get enough of this! It's delicious!

Combine in Blender:

1 c. sugar
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dry mustard
2 tsp. wet dijon mustard
2/3 c. apple cider vinegar( can also use white vinegar)
3 Tbls. Onion finely chopped

Mix well in blender. Slowly add 2 cups salad oil and blend until thick. Stir in 1-3 Tble. poppy seeds. Store in fridge for 3-4 wks. Makes 3 1/2-4c.

Saturday, June 19, 2010


Recipe courtesy of my mom:
1 c. sugar
3/4 c. shortening
1/4 c. molasses
1 egg
2 c. flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
1/4 tsp. salt
granulated sugar to roll cookies in

Heat oven to 350 F. In large bowl combine first four ingredients. Beat at med. speed until well blended. Add dry ingredients. Beat at low speed until soft dough forms (it'll be pretty thick) shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-12 minutes until set. Cool completely before storing (if they last that long). Makes 3 dozen.