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Monday, May 11, 2009

CHEESE TORTELLINI WITH MEAT TOMATO SAUCE




NO BAKE FRUIT CAKE

INGREDIENTS:
1 pk. cream cheese,softened,
1 can 20 oz. crushed pineapple,drained,
1 can 15 oz. peaches - diced,drained,
2 cups powder sugar,
2 cups whipped cream,
1 cup maraschino cherries,
1 spoon unflavored gelatin,
1 teaspoon vanilla extract,
1/3 cup boiling water;
DIRECTIONS:
Dissolve gelatin in 1/3 cup boiling water.
In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients until well blended.
Turn fruit mixture into your favorite molding dish.
Refrigerate until firm for few hours.
Garnish as you please.

HOMEMADE BREAD




INGREDIENTS:
4 cups flour (+ 1/2 cup for kneading),
2 tablespoons dry yeast,
1-1/2 teaspoons salt,
2 cups warm water,
1 egg;
In a large mixing bowl combine 2 cups flour, yeast,salt and 2 cups warm water. Beat at low speed of electric mixer for 1/2 minute. Beat 3 minutes at high speed. Stir in the remaining 2 cups of flour. Turn out onto floured surface and knead in enough flour (1/2 cup)to make a stiff dough that is smooth and elastic (8 to 10 minutes). Shape into a ball.
Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl. Cover...
Let rise in warm place until double (1 to 1-1/2 hours). Punch dough; turn out onto lightly floured surface and divide (shape dough the way you like)...

Cover and let rise until nearly double...(30-45 minutes)
Brush with mixture of egg and 1 teaspoon of water...
Bake at 375 F for 40 to 45 minutes...
Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan...