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Monday, November 30, 2020

CONTINUOUS CABLE CANARDS Plum Kuchen

Someday soon DT will no longer control the news cycle. In the meantime, pay attention to what he does, not to what he says. 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/11/30/trump-relies-right-wing-cable-news-launder-his-false-claims-about-fraud


CONTINUOUS CABLE CANARDS Plum Kuchen

You do not have to be German to enjoy this delicious cake, and that’s no lie!       

BATTER

2-1/4 c flour

1 c sugar

1 Tbsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

3/4 c (1-1/2 sticks) butter

3/4 c milk

2 eggs, beaten

TOPPING

½ c sugar

6 Tbsp. flour

3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp. salt

3 Tbsp. butter

6 to 8 plums, pitted, sliced

For Batter: Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter until size of peas. Whisk milk and eggs in small bowl. Add to flour mixture and stir until just blended. Turn into greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Arrange plum slices on top of batter to cover; set aside.

Mix first 5 topping ingredients in small bowl. Work in butter with fingertips until mixture is moist and crumbly throughout. Sprinkle over plums.

Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until lightly browned and toothpick inserted in kuchen comes out clean. 

Makes 12 servings.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

DYNAMIC DUCKWORTH Dill Dip

https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-duckworth-pritzker-retail-casinos-scott-atlas-controversy-spin-20201118-mbmk367xhjd6dmnzwg7cj5xgr4-story.html


Delivers on flavor, the way that Senator Duckworth delivers to her constituents.

DYNAMIC DUCKWORTH Dill Dip


4 oz. cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup sour cream

3/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (1 or 2)

1/4 cup chopped fresh dill

1 tsp. lemon zest

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

Beat cream cheese, sour cream, and mayonnaise until well combined. Stir in remaining ingredients; chill 1 hour to blend flavors.

 

Tip: Serve with assorted fresh crudites.