This is the first Blog for the Old Monterey Inn and we hope to continue to post new and interesting things for our guests! We’ll start off with a Christmas recipe that we hope you will enjoy!
1 C. GOOD THOUGHTS 2 C. SACRIFICE
1 C. KIND DEEDS 2 C. WELL-BEATEN FAULTS
1 C. CONSIDERATION 3 C. FORGIVENESS
Mix thoroughly. Add tears, joy, sorrow, sympathy. Flavor with love and kindly service; fold in four cups prayer and faith after pouring all this into daily life; bake well with heat of human kindness. Serve with a smile; it will satisfy the hunger of starved souls.
1 EGG WHITE 2/3 C. SUGAR
1 TBSP. WATER 1 TSP. SALT
1 C. PECAN HALVES 2 TSP. CINNAMON
1 C. WALNUT HALVES 3/4 TSP. GROUND GINGER
1 C. ALMONDS OR CASHEWS 3/4 TSP. GROUND ALLSPICE
1/2 TSP. GROUND CORIANDER
Preheat oven to very slow (250 degrees). Whisk egg white and water in medium-size bowl until foamy. Stir in nuts; mix well. Drain if necessary for 3 minutes.
Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and coriander with nuts in medium-size paper or plastic bag and shake well to coat. Spread nuts out on large cookie sheet making sure they do not touch. Use a little Pam on cookie sheet if needed. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Stir nuts and spread out again. Lower oven temperature to 225 degrees; bake, stirring occasionally, 1 hour and 15 minutes or until nuts are well dried and crispy. Turn off oven; let nuts cool with oven door open.
Cool nuts completely at room temperature. Store in airtight container. Nuts can be refrigerated for several weeks or frozen for 6 months. Makes about 4 cups.
2 EGGS 1 C. PERSIMMON PULP
3/4 C. SUGAR 1 1/2 C. FLOUR
1/2 TSP. SALT 1 TSP. CINNAMON
1/2 C. OIL 1/2 C. WALNUTS
1 TSP. BAKING SODA 1/2 C. RAISINS
Blend eggs, sugar, salt and oil. Mix baking soda with persimmon pulp; add to sugar mixture and blend. Fold in flour and cinnamon, then nuts and raisins. Pour into 1 regular loaf pan or 2 small load pans, oiled. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 60 minutes for large loaf, less for small loaves.
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