Fall Recipes: Part 1

What is your favorite recipe to start making again when fall comes? Weather is getting cooler, leaves changes, sweaters, bon fire, and of course special recipes! Well…let’s be honest, there are some recipes so good they aren’t just for fall.

Nothing better than a family recipe, right? Here are a couple of recipes from a special person and her cookbook collection!

 

Iced Raisin Biscuits: (picture included in the cover)

 “I felt like I was eating a treat at a quaint village coffee shop.”

               – User of this recipe

 

Ingredients:                                                

·         2 cups all-purpose flour

·         1 tablespoon sugar

·         3 teaspoons baking powder

·         1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

·         ½ teaspoon salt

·         ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

·         ½ cup cold butter, cubed

·         ⅓ cup raisins

·         ½ cup 2% milk

·         3 tablespoons maple syrup

Icing:

·         ½ cup confectioners’ sugar

·         ⅛ teaspoon rum extract

·         2 – ¼ teaspoons 2% milk

 

Directions

1.      In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add raisins. In a small bowl, combine milk and syrup; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.

2.      Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to ½ in. thickness; cut with a floured 2 – ½ in. biscuit cutter.

3.      Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

4.      4. Meanwhile, combine the confectioners’ sugar, extract, and enough milk to achieve desired consistency. Drizzle over warm biscuits. Serve warm. Yield: 10 biscuits.

 

Hearty Maple Beans:

 Very easy to make! Is always a favorite at the household we got the recipe from!

Fry in 1 Tablespoon olive oil:

·         1 lb smoke sausage cut in chunks

·         1 small onion, chopped

(Optional add: 6 strips diced bacon)

Stir in:

·         1 can (15 ¾ oz) pork and beans

·         1 can ( 16 oz) kidney beans, rinsed and drained

·         1 can (16 oz) butter beans, rinsed and drained

·         ½ cup real maple syrup

·         3 Tablespoons white vinegar

·         3 Tablespoons ketchup

·         3 Tablespoons prepared mustard

Transfer to an ungreased 2 qt. baking dish

Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 25-30 or until bubbly.

(Could do in a crock pot and adjust time, or could bake longer in oven at a lower temperature.)

 

Hope these recipes sound good to you and you try them! Be on the look-out for more recipes at a later date! Let us know how you like these recipes or have a recipe you would like to share! Comment on the blog or email a comment to acscheidler@maximumresultsrealestate.com