Sunday, September 19, 2010

Recipe #201 Zucchini Bread

From Paula Dean... a cooking idol!


  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, nutmeg, baking soda, cinnamon and sugar. In a separate bowl, combine oil, eggs, water, zucchini and lemon juice. Mix wet ingredients into dry, add nuts and fold in. Bake in 2 standard loaf pans, sprayed with nonstick spray, for 1 hour, or until a tester comes out clean. Alternately, bake in 5 mini loaf pans for about 45 minutes.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Recipe #200 Cabbage Ramen Noodle Salad


1 package chicken flavored ramen noodles
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
ground pepper to taste
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 medium cabbage, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped

How to make it

For dressing, combine seasoning packet from ramen noodles, oil, vinegar, sugar and pepper in a small bowl; mix well. 

Crumble ramen noodles into another small bowl; stir in almonds.

When ready to serve, in a salad bowl, combine noodle mixture, cabbage and onions.

Pour dressing over; toss well.

 I love this salad, it is so good!!