Triple chocolate cheesecake

Recipe of the Week  Triple chocolate cheesecake  Courtesy of Tanya Kelley   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients Crust: 1-1/2 cups crushed Oreo cookies (about 10 cookies) 1/4 cup butter 1/2 of a 1-1/2-oz. chocolate bar Filling: 2...

Food security 101: part 2 — Convenience mixes make life easier

By Rowena Aldridge Issue #139 • January/February, 2013 Last issue we talked about some things you can do to stretch your food budget and make great use of every bit of food you buy. This article...

Canning meat plus how to use your canned meat

By Jackie Clay-Atkinson Although we have a big freezer, I can up most of our meat. We raise beef cattle, turkeys, chickens, and we hunt, so we have a lot of meat. (Besides that, I...

Zucchini casserole

Recipe of the Week  Zucchini casserole  Courtesy of Pat Ward   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 2 lbs. zucchini 1 large onion, chopped 1/3 cup raw long grain rice 1 can cream of mushroom soup 2...

Black & Blue Mango Pie

Recipe of the Week  Black & Blue Mango Pie  Courtesy of Carole Walter  Ingredients 1 small recipe flaky pie pastry 2 large or 3 medium mangoes 2 cups (1 pint) fresh blueberries 1-1/2 cups (6-ounce basket) fresh blackberries 2/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2...

Blueberry wine jam

Recipe of the Week  Blueberry wine jam  Courtesy of Jan Cook   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen blueberries, unsweetened 4 cups sugar 2 cups berry wine 2 Tbsp. frozen orange...

Garlic Soup

Recipe of the Week  Garlic Soup  Courtesy of Brad Delmonico  Ingredients 6 cups Vegetable Stock 6 slices Italian Bread, cut into 1-inch cubes 12 cloves garlic, quartered (use more if you like) 1/2 cup dry red Wine 2 Tbsp. Butter 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1...

Goat milk recipes

By Jackie Clay Issue #92 • March/April, 2005 One of my greatest joys is having a bounty of fresh milk from my goats come spring. And as I had two does milking on our new homestead...

The incredible cattail — The super Wal-Mart of the swamp

By Kevin F. Duffy Issue #43 • January/February, 1997 I can think of no other North American plant that is more useful than the cattail. This wonderful plant is a virtual gold mine of survival utility....

Make elderberry syrup for flu season

By Karen M. House Issue #169 • January/February, 2018 Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) has been a traditional influenza remedy for hundreds of years. I first learned about using elderberry syrup as a flu treatment a few years...

Thai fried rice

Recipe of the Week  Thai fried rice  Courtesy of John Silveira   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 6-8 oz. thinly sliced chicken (shrimp can be used *) 2-1/2 oz. cooking oil 1 egg 4 cups...

Apricot stuffed Lamb Chops

Recipe of the Week  Apricot stuffed Lamb Chops  Courtesy of Philip Small  Ingredients 4 boneless Lamb chops 1/2 pound dried Apricots 2 cloves of Garlic, chopped 2 red Chillies, seeded and finely chopped 2 Tbsp. Apricot Jam 1 tsp....

Fried Foods

By Richard Blunt Issue #126 • November/December, 2010 Over the past 30 years I've devoted many hours to researching, developing, and testing recipes that provide my family and me with healthy and good tasting meals. My...

Chicken San Francisco

Recipe of the Week  Chicken San Francisco  Courtesy of Beverly Rossman  Ingredients 1    2 to 2-1/2 lb chicken, cut up to frying size pieces Grated rind and the juice of 2 medium oranges 1 Tablespoon grated onion 1/2 teaspoon...

General Tso’s Chicken

Recipe of the Week  General Tso's Chicken  Courtesy of William Vaughn  General Tso's Chicken Ingredients 1 large Egg, beaten 1/4 tsp. Salt 1/2 tsp. ground white Pepper 2 tablespoons Cornstarch 1-1/2 pounds Chicken legs and thighs ...

Woodstove cooking

By Cindi Myers Issue #127 • January/February, 2011 If you have a woodstove for heat, take advantage of the fire to cook your dinner for no extra cost and very little effort. The heat of a...