Saturday, December 17, 2011

Ricotta Rolls

3 sandwich rolls, cut in half, and hollowed out

1 cup shredded mozarella cheese
1 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 tsp. salt
basil to taste (~2 tsp. fresh, chopped)

1 tomato, sliced and lightly salted

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Place some tomato in each bread half, then fill with cheese mixture.
Put two halves back together, and wrap in foil.
Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, and let sit for 3-4 minutes.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Pumpkin Bread

1 15 oz can pumpkin
4 eggs
1 c vegetable oil
2/3 c water
3 c white sugar
3 1/2 c flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground ginger

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 3 loaf pans.

In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, egg, oil, water and sugar until blended. In a separate bowl mix flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.

Bake for about 50 minutes.