Homemade Tortillas are always better than boughten

Making tortillas are easy. My 7 y/o daughter makes them by herself. No she does not just open the package and heat them in the microwave, she makes them from real ingredients all by herself without further instruction. Not only do we use the tortillas for Mexican food but fresh tortillas are great for wraps like roast turkey or roast beef. Making your own you know and control what is in them; fresh wholesome ingredients.


Perfect pancakes

Lots of people have ideas about pancakes. Here is a great recipe for beautiful tasty pancakes.

1 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1tsp salt
1 Tbl sugar
1 egg
1 cup of 1/2 & 1/2

Mix a bit, a few lumps are okay. Then let rest. I use a food saver vacuum lid to let the batter rest under a vacuum.

Delicious pancakes that are a perfect example of what they are, pancakes.




Hugonaut Torte


Classic Charleston Dessert

Eggs 3ea
Sugar 1Cup
Flour 1/4 Cup
Salt large pinch
Baking Powder 1 1/2 tsp
Pecans, chopped 1 Cup
Apple, peeled and diced 1Cup

Preheat oven to 375.
With electric handheld mixer whip eggs until frothy. Slowly add sugar while continuing to whip. Slow speed to slow and add flour until mixed, salt and baking powder. Fold in pecans and apples. Put in 13x6x2 Pyrex baking dish.
Bake for 45 minutes, until top is brown and crispy. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.

Serve with either whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.