Scones - preheat oven to 425. In a bowl mix 2 cups of biscuit mix, 1/4 cup yogurt or sour cream, 1/4 cup shortening or butter, 3/4 cup dried fruit, 1/2 cup brown sugar or sugar. Mix all together using your hands and make into 1 inch thick and 3 inch wide patties. Bake on cookie sheet for 12 to 15 mins, until golden brown. makes 6 to 8 scones.

Simplified souffle - preheat oven to 375. Using a muffin tray either line with cupcake liners or grease with shortening. In a bowl mix together 2 cups biscuit mix and 1 1/2 cups milk (mix will be similar to a paste), in a separate bowl whisk 4 eggs, salt & pepper to taste, 2 tbls. of milk. After yolk is broken down mix 1 1/2 cups of desired toppings to egg mixture (ex. ham and cheese or sundried tomatoes and cheese). Transfer 1 1/2 tbls. of biscuit mix to cupcake pan, then top it with 1 tbls. of egg mixture and then top with 1 tbls. of biscuit mix. This recipe will make 12 soufflé. Bake for 20 mins. Let cool for 5 mins.

Honey mustard - mix together 2 tbls. of honey and 1 tbls. of mustard. This goes great on sandwiches!

Chicken salad - 1 1/2 cup cooked or can drained chicken, salt and pepper to taste, 1/8 tsp. cinnamon and a few dashes of nutmeg, 1/4 cup of mayo, mix all together. Fresh grapes, apples or celery is delicious with this.


Cucumber sandwich - Using 2 slices of bread spread cream cheese on one size the sprinkle with garlic seasoning top with cucumbers then top with bread, remove crust. You can add cucumbers to top of bread for an added touch.

Tuna salad - in a bowl mix 2 cans drained tuna, salt and pepper to taste, 1/2 tbls of homemade honey mustard, 4 tbls of mayo. Refrigerate and enjoy with crackers, celery or as a sandwich. 

Strawberry syrup - using a blender mix together 8 medium sized strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar. Mix this with tea or lemonade for some added flavor, just follow recipe of your tea or lemonade and add your homemade strawberry syrup. Makes a 1/2 gallon. 

Balsamic dressing - equals parts balsamic vinegar and oil, few drops of water, season to taste with salt, pepper, red pepper, garlic minced or powered, onion powder, if waiting to tame vinegar taste you can add a bit of sugar. Mix all together and refrigerate.