Grandma’s Christmas Candy Cake

Old-Fashioned Version 2 cups sifted flour 3 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 1 cup sugar ½ cup lard (shortening) 3 eggs, separated. Put egg whites in the refrigerator. ¾ cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla   Sift flour, baking powder and salt three times. Work shortening with...

Sweet ‘Tater Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground nutmeg ½ tsp. salt 1 cup chopped pecans 1-1/4 cup cooking oil 2 tsp. vanilla 1 1-lb. crushed pineapple & juice. (I like the sweetened...

Homemade Chicken & Biscuits

  I found this recipe online, Jodi-ized it, and now I want to share it. Once you make it, you’ll probably add it to your family favorites. It’s fast, easy, and my family loves it. I don’t make homemade biscuits anymore because the flour seems to...

Lolita Tsosie’s Navajo Frybread

Frybread Recipes are not difficult. Give it a try! Amounts depend on how much bread you want to make – usually 5 cups of flour for a batch. To each cup of Blue Bird flour, add: 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt Warm water to make a stiff dough, or ¼ cup powdered milk...

An old Cowboy’s Recipe for FryBread

  In the 1960s, an old cowboy gave this recipe to my mom when we lived on the Mesa Redondo Ranch, Concho, Arizona. To each cup of flour, add: 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt Enough milk or water to make a stiff dough, or ¼ cup powdered milk and warm water to...