Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Pre-made Pancake Mix

8 c. all-purpose flour
6 Tbsp. baking powder
6 Tbsp. sugar
4 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. salt

Mix all together and store in air-tight container.  On serving day, combine the following:

2 c. mix
2 eggs
2 c. milk or buttermilk
2 tsp. vanilla

Monday, August 26, 2013

Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

1 lb. boneless beef chuck roast, sliced into thin strips
1 c. beef consumme
1/2 c. soy sauce
1/2 c. brown sugar or honey
1 Tbsp. sesame oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
2 Tbsp. cooled sauce from crock pot after being cooked
Fresh broccoli florets

1. Place beef in crockpot.

2. Combine beef consumme, soy sauce, brown sugar/honey, oil, and garlic.  Pour over beef.  Cook on LOW 6-8 hours.

3. Stir cornstarch and sauce from crock pot until smooth.  Add to crock pot and stir well to combine.  (If sauce is not thickening, try bringing your sauce to a boil over the stovetop with the corn starch mixture. Boil until desired consistency.)

4. Add broccoli to crock pot.  Stir to combine.  Cover and cook an additional 30 minutes on HIGH.  (The sauce has to boil for it to thicken.)