Monday, July 28, 2014

Crispy Crunchy Caramel Corn

Kids will love this fun combo of caramel corn and rice crispy treats.

Ingredients:
2 bags microwave popcorn, popped
1 stick butter
1/2 c. granulated sugar
2/3 c. brown sugar
1/3 c. karo syrup
1 t. vanilla
1/4 t. baking soda
2 c. rice krispies
2 c. miniature marshmallows

Instructions:
1. Put popcorn in very large bowl, and removed unpopped kernels.
2. Melt butter, sugars, and corn syrup in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute and remove from heat. Add vanilla and baking soda. Stir well.
3. Pour caramel sauce over popcorn and stir to coat. Add rice krispies and stir to coat. Add marshmallows and mix one last time.
4. Devour with reckless abandon.

Cook's Note: I'm going to try adding a few cups of small pretzels next time.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Recipe: Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip

16 oz. cooked chicken (shredded) or canned chicken
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4 - 1/2 c. ranch dressing (I prefer the lesser amount)
1/3 c. "Frank's Original Hot Sauce"--no substitutions
Bag of your favorite tortilla chips

Crockpot directions:
Combine all ingredients in a crockpot and heat on low, stirring every 10-15 minutes until dip is warm (may take 45 minutes depending on your crockpot). Set temp on "warm" when serving at parties.
 
Microwave directions:
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, preferably glass. Heat in microwave on high for 3 minutes or until mixture is heated evenly. Stir halfway through heating time.


Serve with tortilla chips.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Print Your Own Wride's Guide Cookbook

Thanks to google docs, I'm including links to the cookbook files so that you can print your own (the printing cost is the most expensive part of producing this cookbook).

For the cookbook cover

For the cookbook dividers

For 2006 recipes

For 2008 recipes

Because I'm offering the files for free, I am no longer selling tangible cookbooks. Bon Apetit!

* Alana Lee retains the copyright to the cookbook files and all images contained therein. These files are for non-commercial use only--meaning you aren't going to sell the files/images or sell any cookbooks created with these files. Thanks for being honest.

Recipe: Helen Wride's "Long Johns" Maple Bars

"Long Johns" Maple Bars / Doughnuts

Dough Ingredients:
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1 t. salt
2 packages yeast
2 c. warm water
7-8 c. sifted flour

Directions:
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and salt. Sprinkle yeast over warm water. When dissolved add to sugar mixture and knead in flour to make a soft dough. Let rise until doubled. Roll 1/4-inch thick. Cut for bars or doughnuts, let rise approximately one hour. Fry in fat 370 degrees. Drain.

Maple Frosting for Long Johns 

Frosting Ingredients:
1/4 c. butter
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/4 t. maple flavoring (or mapleine)
1 c. sifted powdered sugar

Also can use powdered sugar frosting flavored with mapleine.

Cook's note: You may want to half the recipe if you're not planning on feeding a whole Wride Tribe.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Wride's Guide Cookbook--FREE Download

The Wride Family Cookbook!

The 2006 edition of the Wride's Guide to Good Home Cookin' (WGGHC) was a success, with tasty treats, amazing mains, and delicious desserts. It now contains over 200 mouth-watering recipes!

The Wride's Guide to Good Home Cookin' Cookbook Binder  


*You can now print your own files and create your own cookbook like the ones shown.


Thanks for visiting!
  • Original 2006 Cookbook + 2008 Recipes = Over 200 recipes in the Treasured Collection Worth Hoarding
  • Just print, 3-hole punch, and insert into the binder of your choice (2" works well). Binder makes it a snap to add more of your favorite recipes.
Click here to download the FREE cookbook files.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Helen Wride's Cookie Recipes

Thanks to my mom, Rose, I am providing scanned versions of Helen's cookie recipe collection for your enjoyment. Just click on one of the 32 links at the end of this post to view all the PDF documents.

Here are a few samples.

I'm way too tired tonight to label these links. Leave a comment if you have any trouble accessing the docs.
https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0t356a--9K3MGQ0NjM0ODQtNzE4Ny00ODhkLWI5YjItZDc3ZjQ5NDkzNDZj
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https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0t356a--9K3NzhiZmI5MzQtNGU1ZS00NDg0LTliNWQtMWQ4YTFkM2Y1MWVh
https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0t356a--9K3NmY4NzgyY2UtYjYxMy00YjNmLWE5ZDAtOGZhYjQ5ZDkxODE4
https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0t356a--9K3NjcyOTZiMzMtZTdhNC00MTYyLTg5MWItY2RkZjg4OTE0MmIz
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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Better-Than-Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:

1 c. butter, softened
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. brown sugar, packed
1 t. vanilla
2 large eggs
2-3/4 to 3 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
Chocolate chips

Mix butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly. Add soda, salt and 2 cups flour and mix. Add remaining flour 1/4 c. at a time until desired consistency is reached (dough should be slightly tacky when you touch it, and little or no dough should remain on your finger if you touch it). Stir in chocolate chips.

Bake 9-11 minutes at 375 degrees.

I like to use milk chocolate chips and Heath toffee bits. So yummy.