Buttermilk Cornbread

~ Shopping List ~ 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup stoneground cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 egg 1 tablespoon shortening ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 450 degress (F).  Mix cornmeal, salt and baking soda together.  Add egg and buttermilk and melted shortening.  Pour batter into muffin cups (2/3 full).  Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. You can also cook this in an iron skillet instead of in muffin tins.  To do so:  melt shortening in skillet in oven, then add batter to warm skillet:  mix and backe 30-40 minutes for a 9″ …

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Italian Bake

~ Shopping List ~ 3 lbs chicken breast (cooked and shredded) 6 sausages (cooked), optional 2 jars spagetti sauce 1 lb penne 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese (or italian cheese mix) 500 grams ricotta cheese 300 grams fresh, chopped, cooked spinach 1 medium onion 1 medium bell pepper ~ What to do ~ Cook pasta according to package directions.  Mix all ingredients except mozzarella in bakcing dish.  Top with mozzarella cheese and back at 325 degrees (F) for 45 minutes.  

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