Monday, September 12, 2016

Nonie Julie's Potato Torta

Noni Julie’s Potato Torta
4-6 potatoes, peeled and cooked
½ cup of cooked and diced of each, fried and drained salt pork, and chopped Italian Sausage
½ cup of combination chopped onion and leek
2/3 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
½ cube of butter
¼ cup of milk
Salt and pepper
Directions: Mash potatoes with milk, salt and pepper and combine all ingredients including butter, Parmesan
cheese, salt pork and Italian Sausage. Add more milk or cheese to your taste preference.
Place rolled crust in a well- oiled 9x13 inch pan, add potato filling and spread in the pan. Remaining crust, curl atop the potato filling. Add one beaten egg to the top of mixture and salt and pepper to taste. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 45 minutes.
2 ½ cups of flour
Pinch of salt
1 cup of water
1 egg, beaten
2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

Directions: In a large bowl, mix flour and salt, next, add 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil and 1 cup of water. Mix until mixture forms a ball. If too sticky, add a Tablespoon at a time of flour, if too dry, add a Tablespoon of water at a time.  Cover the dough ball with a cloth and place atop a lightly floured surface and allow the dough to rest for 20-30 minutes. Roll dough out thinly and place flattened dough/crust in a well-oiled 9x13 inch pan. 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Pumpkin Pie Sour Cream

Pumpkin Pie Sour Cream
1 cup of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of flour
1 1/2 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of canned or mashed cooked pumpkin
1/2 cup of dairy sour cream
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup of evaporated milk
1/2 cup of coarsely chopped walnuts, California walnuts preferred
1 unbaked 9 inch pastry shell

Directions: in a medium size bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. With an electric mixer, mix pumpkin, sour cream, and eggs. Mix well.  Stir in evaporated milk and add chopped walnuts. Pour into an unbaked pastry shell. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.

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