Sunday, July 27, 2008

Episode #4: Let's Make Pitas

Not Martha continues her feature on flat breads with a super pita recipe from "The Bread Book" by Linda Collister and Anthony Blake. I can almost smell the bread...

2-1/4 tsp dry active yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
1-1/4 cup water
1 Tbls olive oil
2 cups bread flour
1-1/2 to 2 cups all purpose flour
1-1/4 tsp salt

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Episode #3: Let's Frost our Cake

Not Martha tops her cake from Episode 2 with naturally colored frosting.

Recipe for the frosting:

6 tablespoons butter
1 Lb powdered sugar (about 4-3/4 cups)
1/4 cup milk
1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Episode #2: Let's Make Chocolate Cake

Not Martha shows us how easy it really is to make delicious chocolate cake from scratch. Never say box cake again!

Here are the recipes for Episode 2 Let's Make Chocolate Cake:

Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake
2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup cocoa
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1-1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegatable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water
Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 30 mins.

Frosting for the filling:

"Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Frosting
1/2 cup butter or margarine (one stick)
2/3 cup cocoa
3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

New Episodes Out Tomorrow

Not Martha has been at it again. Checkout her new videos available July 23rd -- baking a chocolate birthday cake & frosting it with fun, kiddo style.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Premiere Episode -- Let's Make Tortillas

Flour Tortillas
4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable oil
up to 1 cup warm water

A heavy fry pan or griddle
a large pot about half full of cold water