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Friday, March 3, 2017

Pocket Snacks for Hiking, Camping, Fishng

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Grasmere Gingerbread
    Discover a spicy snack from the heart of England, where it’s a traditional tea cake.   There are many “authentic” ways to make this folk recipe, some much more gingery than others. Here’s my version.
    This is NOT American gingerbread. It’s a dense and chewy, more compact for the pocket.  To make it a complete meal, bring a handful of roasted almonds, a crisp apple and  plenty of spring water. 

1 cup minute oatmeal (not instant, not old-fashioned)
1 cup white or whole wheat flour
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 stick butter, melted

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl mix dry ingredients and stir in melted butter. Spread in a greased 9 X 13-inch pan and bake about 30 minutes until golden brown and pulling slightly away from edges of the pan.
    Cut in squares while it’s still hot but leave in the pan until it’s cool. Wrap squares individually. Makes 12 pieces. 

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