chex mix

Jan 1, 2012 by

christmas time is definitely a time of year for an excessive amount of sweets.  if you’re like me, you usually need a salty snack to immediately counteract a sweet snack, or vice versa.   chex mix does the trick, every time.  make a large batch and package it up to share with family and friends! this is my mom’s recipe, which was handed down for a few generations.  according to my mom, this recipe comes from the days before store-bought chex mix.  it is much better than the store bought stuff, as most every kind of homemade chex mix is.  it does call for an ingredient called accent… which is pure msg.  i couldn’t not find it in the store (i can’t imagine why! ;))  i did notice a difference in taste w/out the...

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pretzel bites

Dec 14, 2011 by

who doesn’t love pretzels?  they’re a great snack for just about any occasion.  you find them at the mall while you’re shopping, at the ballpark, at the movie theatre, at home… you get my gist.  this recipe is fairly simple and easy to make.  it just takes a bit of time.  but all great things take time, right? of course, these pretzels do not compare to my aunt linda’s, but they’re still pretty tasty.  she makes the best pretzels on the planet! source: twopeasandtheirpod 1 1/2 c warm water 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 pkg active dry yeast 3 oz butter, melted 2 1/2 tsp salt 4 1/2 – 5 c flour vegetable oil 3 qts water 3/4 c baking soda 1 whole egg, beaten w/ 1 tbsp cold water coarse sea salt in...

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