Recipes

Vegan Thumbprint ('Bird's nest') Cookies

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Vegan Thumbprint ('Bird's nest') Cookies

2 cups rolled oats 1 cup almonds 1/2 cup flour (spelt or other alternative) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup sunflower oil a few TBS jam of choice (Blackberry Jack and Baron Von Blueberry are favourites) Preheat oven to 350. Wizz the oats in a food processor until a course meal.  Grind almonds into meal. Combine oats with almonds, flour, salt, maple syrup and oil.  Shape into 3/4" balls (made easier by wetting hands periodically).  Put balls near each other on a pan prepared with parchment paper.  Use your thumb to make an impression in the middle...

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Cornmeal Flapjacks

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combine 1C cornmeal, 1 tsp salt & 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar with 1C boiled water and cover and let stand for 10 min. beat 1 egg; add 1/2C milk & 2 Tbs cooled melted butter to the cornmeal mixture add 1/2C sifted all purpose flour & 2 tsp baking powder add cornmeal mixture to wet ingredients, blend til combined heat a flat cast iron pan to med-high - its ready when a drop of water dances and sizzles!

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Nutty Spelt Waffles

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2C + 4 Tbs all purpose spelt flour (must be sifted) 2 Tbs sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2C almond milk 6 Tbs sunflower oil or melted butter, cooled 2 large eggs 1/2 C finely chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds or hazelnuts) Mix all dry together; mix all wet together; add wet to dry with as few strokes as possible to blend.  Let stand 5 minutes before spooning 1/3C onto a hot waffle iron.

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Cheese Scones

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3 C all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 tsp baking powder pinch cayenne pepper or to taste (optional) 1 tsp salt 2 Tbs finely ground yellow cornmeal 1/2 C + 1 Tbs cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes (or grated if frozen) 1/2 lb sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 1 inch cubes 1/2 C heavy cream 1 C buttermilk 1 egg, beaten Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Sift flour and soda and mix powder, cayenne, salt & cornmeal together. Cut butter in with pastry cutter til size of small peas....

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Buttermilk Biscuits

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2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting the board 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, very cold 1 cup buttermilk (approx) Preheat your oven to 450°F. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut the butter into chunks and cut into the flour until it resembles course meal.  Add the buttermilk and mix JUST until combined. If it appears on the dry side, add a bit more buttermilk. It should be very wet. Turn the dough out onto a floured board. Gently, gently PAT (do NOT roll with a rolling pin) the...

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