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Sweet Wheat Muffin Mix

8 cups whole wheat flour 1 cup brown sugar 1-1/2 cups instant nonfat dry milk powder 1 tablespoon salt 1/4 cup baking powder 1 cup solid vegetable shortening For this recipe you will need a very large bowl. I have a huge metal one with a few dents that the children borrow for a top […]

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Light Wheat Biscuit Mix

  5 cups unbleached white flour 4 cups whole wheat flour 1-1/2 tablespoons salt 4 tablespoons baking powder 2 cups solid vegetable shortening You need a very large bowl to make this mix, and also a clean container to put it in when it’s done. I usually use a large, clean coffee can. So, measure […]

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White Flour Biscuit Mix

Recipe using all-purpose flour: 9 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tablespoons salt 1/4 cup baking powder 2 cups solid vegetable shortening Recipe using self-rising flour: 10 cups self-rising flour (this already has salt and baking powder added to it) 2 cups solid vegetable shortening You can use either recipe above and come up with the […]

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Hoe Cakes

2 cups corn meal 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups boiling water oil for frying Put the tea kettle on to boil. In a large bowl combine the corn meal and salt. When the water boils, measure it in a metal or tempered-glass measuring cup. Pour the boiling water over the cornmeal and stir it up. […]

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Flour Tortillas

4 cups white or whole wheat flour or half each 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder (optional) 1/3 cup shortening 1 to 1-1/4 cups water Waxed paper oil (optional) In a large bowl combine the flour, salt and baking powder. I prefer to use the baking powder because it makes the tortillas lighter, even […]

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Doodle Bugs

1 cup instant potato flakes 1-1/2 cups boiling water 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder fat for frying In a large bowl combine the instant potatoes and the boiling water. The potatoes will swell up and absorb the water. Add the oil and salt. Stir until well combined. […]

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Crepes

  1 cup unbleached white or whole wheat flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup milk Vegetable oil for frying Crepes are a little bit tricky the first time you make them, but they become quite easy after a little practice. To start off, you need a small skillet. I use a 7-inch iron […]

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Cornmeal Tortillas

Plate of homemade corn tortillas

  3/4 cup cornmeal 1-1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening or oil 1 cup boiling water Waxed paper In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour and salt. Stir it up while the water is coming to a boil. Use a metal measuring cup to measure the water, if possible. Plastic melts, […]

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American Indian Fry-Bread

2 cups whole wheat flour or white flour, or 1 cup of each 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon oil 3/4 cup tap water vegetable oil for frying In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the oil and tap water. Combine everything together and mix it with […]

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