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Yellow Rice and Milk Gravy 1 pkg. Vigo Yellow Rice


Prepare rice according to package directions-increasing the amount of butter and water. Double the amount of butter and add ¼ to ½ cup liquid. Milk Gravy After frying chicken, turn off heat; pour off ¾ of oil remaining in pan. To the remaining oil, add ½ to ¾ cup flour (seasoned flour left over from coating chicken). Carefully stir flour into hot oil. Stir until incorporated. At this point the flour/oil should be fluid (not dry and crumbly). To create the correct texture-either add more oil (if too stiff) or more flour if too soupy. Technically, this is a roux, and depending on the color desired continue to cook in this state for several minutes until colored reached. Add liquid gradually, stirring constantly. Note: Can use water from boiling potatoes, or chicken broth or plain water. Start with 4 cups liquid and pour 1-2 cup at a time stirring constantly. Discontinue liquid when desired consistency achieved. Lower heat, allow to simmer for few minutes. Turn off heat and add ½-1 cup milk (depending on amount of gravy).

Devil’s Food with White Fluffy Icing & Cream Cheese Fluffy Icing 2 boxes Devil’s Food Cake Mix 2 Small boxes chocolate pudding Follow directions on box cake; increasing oil by 2 Tbsp. and adding pudding. Bake in four 8-9” prepared cake pans. Allow to cool completely. Use three layers. Cream Cheese Fluffy Icing 1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese (softened) ½ stick butter (softened) 1 cup Marshmallow Fluff ¾ bag (large) confectioner’s sugar Beat first 3 ingredients until fluffy. Gradually add confectioner’s sugar until stiff. Use this between layers. Fluffy White Frosting In saucepan, combine 1 cup granulated sugar, 1/3 cup water, ¼ tsp. cream of tartar, dash of salt. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Stream sugar syrup into mixing bowl with 2 unbeaten egg whites; beating constantly on medium-high speed until stiff peaks form (approx. 7 minutes). Beat in 1 t. vanilla. Frost top and sides of the cake.

Heartland LIVING August September 2016


Heartland Living Aug-Sep 2016  
Heartland Living Aug-Sep 2016  

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