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Making cooking while traveling easy

Hot Chocolate Mix

Hot or cold this is a nice drink, especially for camping and backpacking! INGREDIENTS 120g Confectioners’ Sugar* 60g Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 100g Nonfat Dry Milk Powder 1/4 teaspoon Fine-grain Salt Pinch Cayenne Pepper, optional 1 Splenda packet, optional Whisk together … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Bang Bang Style

INGREDIENTS 2 1/4 Cups AP Flour 1/2 Cup Rolled Oats 1 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 lb Butter (2 sticks) 3/4 Cup White Sugar 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar 2 tsps Vanilla 2 Eggs 2 Cups … Continue reading

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Lemon Pasta with Zucchini and Feta

Ingredients 2 cloves Garlic 1 whole Zucchini 16 ounces small shaped Pasta 1 Tablespoon Butter 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 2 whole Lemons, Juiced ½ cup Feta Cheese Fresh Parsley (optional) Preparation Mince the garlic and slice the zucchini along its length for 4 quarter then slice. … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto made by hand

INGREDIENTS 25 grams of basil leaves (already washed and dried) 1 small clove of garlic 50 ml of extra virgin olive oil (approx) 35 grams of grated Parmesan cheese 15 grams of grated Pecorino cheese (or 50 grams of grated … Continue reading

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Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients • 2 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder • 6 tablespoons butter • 5 tablespoons evaporated milk (whole milk, 1/2 & 1/2 combo work well) • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a medium bowl, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is easy to make, rich, dense cake similar to a soufflé cake. Ingredients • 2 cups white sugar • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder • 1 ½ teaspoons … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

INGREDIENTS Chicken Drumsticks Salt Pepper BBQ Sauce of choice INSTRUCTIONS Pat drumsticks dry with paper towels, place on plate and put uncovered plate in the refrigerator for up to 6 hours. This will help dry the skin for crispier BBQ. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 1 large white onion diced 5 cloves garlic minced 2 28 ounce cans whole tomatoes 1 can tomato paste 1/2 cup white wine 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1 … Continue reading

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Lasagna

Ingredients Spaghetti Sauce 16 standard lasagne noodles 30 ounces ricotta cheese 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 pound grated mozzarella Instructions Make spaghetti sauce. Place lasagne noodles into the bottom of a pan. Pour hot filtered … Continue reading

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The Best Omelette (Classic French)

I do not know why it took me so many years to find this method of cooking an omlette! But I found it; no more dry, clumpy, ugly, brown omlettes! This is a beautiful, silky, moist classic French omlette. Ingredients … Continue reading

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