Colored Playdough

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Holly App Steimel Ingredients1 C water1 Tbsp. vegetable oil1/2 C salt1 Tbsp. cream of tartarfood coloring1 C flour Directions1. Combine all ingredients except flour in a saucepan; heat until warm2. Remove from heat and add flour. Stir, then knead until smooth.3. Store in airtight container. Does not need to beContinue reading “Colored Playdough”

Cornstarch Fingerpaint

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Holly App Steimel Ingredients3 Tbsp. sugar1/2 C cornstarch2 C cold waterLiquid dishwashing soapVariety of food coloring Directions1. Mix sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan over low heat. Add cold water and continue stirring until thick.2. Remove from heat and and divide into 4-5 portions, spooning them into cups of aContinue reading “Cornstarch Fingerpaint”

Halloween Face Paint

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Holly App Steimel Ingredients1 Tbsp. solid shortening2 Tbsp. cornstarchFood coloring Directions1. In a bowl, mix shortening and cornstarch together until smooth. Add food coloring one drop at a time until desired color is reached. 2. This does not make a lot, so maybe multiply the recipe by how many colorsContinue reading “Halloween Face Paint”

HOT PEPPER BUTTER

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004 John and Nancy App Ingredients1 quart vinegar1 quart mustard3 pounds brown sugar3 Tbsp. salt1 peck of hot peppers, grind or blend in a food processor1 C flour Directions1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine vinegar, mustard, brown sugar and salt. Cook until simmering.2. Add ground or blendedContinue reading “HOT PEPPER BUTTER”

Basic Stuffing

Susanne DelisleI have made this for decades. I love a good basic dressing; no meat, just bread and seasonings. This can easily be made vegetarian by switching out the chicken broth with vegetable broth. Ingredients2 Tbsp. butter2 Tbsp. olive oil2 large onions, chopped (1 cup)2 stalks celery, chopped (1 cup)2 medium carrots, coarsely shredded (1Continue reading “Basic Stuffing”