Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Bulk Mixes

Baking Mix ( can be used in place of Bisquick)
8 1/2 cups flour (You can use unbleached or all-purpose)
4 Tablespoons baking powder
1 Tablespoon salt
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups instant nonfat dry milk or dry buttermilk powder
2 1/4 cups shortening
In a large bowl, sift together all dry ingredients. Blend well. With a pastry blender or heavy duty mixer, cut in shortening until mixture resembles cornmeal in texture. Put in a airtight container. Store in a cool dry place. Use withing 10-12 weeks. Makes about 13 cups.
Taco Seasoning Mix:
2 teaspoons instant minced onion
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon instant minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
Combine all ingredients. Makes 1 pkg. Use with 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef and 1/2 cup of water.
Ranch Dressing Mix 1 cup dried parsley 1/2 cup dried minced onion 1/2 cup garlic salt 1/2 cup onion salt 1/4 cup garlic powder 1/4 cup onion powder 2 Tablespoons dried dill weed Mix and store in an airtight container. This makes 24 - 4 cup batches. Ranch Dressing 2 cups mayonnaise 2 cups buttermilk 3 Tablespoons of the dry mix Mix well and chill 2-4 hours before using. Will keep in the fridge 2-3 weeks.
Onion Soup Mix:
3/4 Cup instant minced onion
1/3 cup beef-flavored instant bouillon
4 teaspoons onion powder
1/4 teaspoon celery seed, crushed
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container. 5 Tablespoons = 1 package of onion soup mix.
Hot Cocoa Mix 1 box of powdered milk that makes 8 quarts 1 pound box of quick cocoa mix 4 cups powdered sugar Mix together. Use 4 teaspoons to a cup of hot water.
I hope you enjoy and I hope that these may help you save a few pennies!
Love, Heather

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