Monthly Archives: September 2011

Peach Dumplings

This recipe too, comes to you from a very old fashioned country recipes cookbook that is out dated. From an Amish cookery book, out of copyright now, comes a wide array of outstanding old fashioned country favorites.

If your mother made you a country recipes for peach dumplings, or you’ve never tried this rich and delightful dessert taste treat, you’re in for some real fun. Peach dumplings are appropriate for dessert as well as for an afternoon snack. Warm comfort food, peach dumplings with a dollop of real whipped cream, or even non-dairy topping are… Continue reading

Moravian Christmas Cookies

This classic recipe for Moravian Christmas cookies comes from a very old recipe found in an out of copyright Amish cookery book. It is one of the best country recipes for cookies that you will find. Created many years ago, it hasn’t lost an ounce of appeal for anyone who loves spiced cookies with a hot cup of coffee or cocoa.

You Will Need:

* ½ cup shortening
* 1 cup brown sugar
* 1 cup molasses
* 1 egg
* 4 cups flour
* 1 teaspoon cinnamon
* 1 teaspoon cloves
* ½ teaspoon… Continue reading

Country Recipes- No Bake Cookies

An all-time favorite recipe in many country homes is the no bake cookie. A delicious combination of oatmeal, chocolate, sugar, milk and butter these cookies are a snap to make and a particular fan favorite. Here is a sample recipe with a few variations for your cooking pleasure.

You Will Need:

1 ½ cups of white sugar

3 cups of oats

1 cup of butter

1-teaspoon vanilla

5 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder

½ cup of milk

Wax Paper to line your pan and receive the cookies.

To Make No Bake Cookies

Place three cups of oats in a large… Continue reading

Seasoning Your Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron cookware is designed for slow cooking with lower temperatures to let the flavors blend into the perfect dish. The best type of cookware for use with country recipes are the skillets, Dutch ovens and other items made from cast iron.  One of the most effective ways to prevent food from sticking and causing food to burn is to season your cast iron cookware before using it.

First of all, wash the  cast iron cookware in hot sudsy water, rinse and dry completely using paper towels. It is important to make certain that no water remains on… Continue reading