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Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Bread

Posted by on Saturday, January 19, 2013, In : Recipes 
Adapted from The Kitchn


 
1 cup raisins
1 cup warm water
1 tablespoon active dry yeast
1 cup milk
1/4 cup  unsalted butter, melted
2 teaspoons salt
5 1/2 – 6 cups (1 lb 11.5 oz – 1 lb 14 oz) all-purpose flour
Filling:
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 large egg beaten with 2 teaspoons warm water
Put the raisins in a small bowl and cover them with hot water. Let the raisins plump for at least 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Pour a cup of water into the bowl of a standing mixer...

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Creamy Wheat Berry Hot Cereal

Posted by on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, In : Recipes 
Wheat berries are not actually berries. This chewy grain, the kernel of the wheat plant, looks similar to brown rice when cooked. According to the Wheat Foods Council, a 1/2-cup serving of wheat berries contains only 42 calories and boasts 2 grams of dietary fiber. Wheat berries provide folate, potassium and protein, making them a smart alternative to traditional white rice. While soaking wheat berries overnight reduces cooking time, you can also cook them without soaking.

1 1/4 cups old-fashi...

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Irish Soda Bread

Posted by Chuck Murray on Monday, February 27, 2012, In : Recipes 
Irish Soda Bread
Makes one loaf

4 cups flour
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
4 tbsp. butter
1 cup raisins
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 cups buttermilk

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Sift together the flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda into a large mixing bowl.
2. Using a pastry cutter or two knives, work butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal, then stir in raisins.
3. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Add beaten egg and buttermilk to well and mix in...

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Granola Cereal

Posted by on Thursday, February 9, 2012, In : Recipes 


Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups quick cooking oats
  • ½  cup wheat germ
  • ½  cup wheat bran
  • ¼  cup brown or raw sugar
  • ¼  cup vegetable oil
  • ¼  cup honey
  • ¼  cup water
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • ½ cup flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix oats, wheat germ, and wheat bran.
  3. In a medium bowl, blend brown sugar, vegetable oil, honey,...

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