Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

baking cookie sheet
parchment paper
spray vegetable oil
mixing bowls
standing mixer

1 stick butter soften
1 cup peanut butter smooth
1 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups oatmeal Make sure it's gluten free which means it's not produced in a factory that produces wheat products
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/.2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cups semi chocolate chips

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Beat butter,and  peanut butte r till smooth. Add sugar, and brown sugar till smooth. Add the eggs beat again till smooth. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla , baking powder, and baking soda beat till smooth.
Add dry ingredients oatmeal, coconut flakes, and chocolate chips.

Placed on greased parchment paper, Drop a tablespoon of dough slightly flatten. Bake for 12 minutes until lightly brown. Enjoy the crispy texture of this cookie.

Easy No Knead Artisan Bread

This is the easiest bread I've ever made. It's made like they use to make them in the 18th century. The crust is crispy, the crumb is tender with many air pockets. my family enjoys this one.

large heavy cast metal pot with lid
large bowl
plastic wrap
corn meal for sprinkling on the bottom

3 cups of flour
1/4 teaspoon yeast
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups water

Place all dry ingredients in large bowl, mix well with whisk .

Add water mix well with a fork.  Dough will look like this, it will be sticky. Set aside to rise till next day on the counter covered in plastic wrap.

It will look like this after 18 hours smell yeasty. On a well floured bowl or board scrap out dough.
fold it over on it self flouring it  very heavy.

It will look like this. If your dough is still very wet flour again, and fold. Allow to rise for 2 hours.

Preheat your oven to 450 degrees.  Place your heavy cast iron pot with lid on to heat for 30 minutes.
When pot is hot pull out of oven.


 take a handful of corn meal sprinkle on the bottom,  
Drop dough in pot do not touch hot pan.
place in oven with lid on bake for 30 minutes,