Easy Funnel Cakes

Everytime I see a funnel cake it reminds me of rides, fairs, humidity, crowds and heat. This is what a state fair is like in MN. Im not sure what ingredients vendors use but here is a recipe that I use for clean ingredients that you can understand and Enjoy. You probably have all of them in your cupboards.

 

ingredients

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp salt

1 tbs sugar

1 tsp backing powder

1 1/5 cups milk

2 eggs

1 tbs Vanilla

Other

oil for frying and powder sugar for dusting

 

To Prepare

Heat Oil to medium high in a frying pan about 2 inches deep.

( I used small pan and made them one at a time.) Mix all dry ingredients and then add milk, eggs and vanilla mix well.

Using a measuring cup with a spout pour slowly in a coil fry until golden, turn over and fry the other side also. drain on paper towels and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

some suggestions, serve with fresh strawberries, make them smaller for children.

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Steamed King Crab Legs With Herbs

Seafood is eaten often at our house if not fish than shrimp if not shrimp then crabs. But I never tried cooking King Crab which is by the way delicious. I wanted to add flavor without mixing with too many ingredients. I prefer to cook with ingredients that I know and are not from a can or packet.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs King Crab legs
  • 1 lemon sliced
  •  4 cloves garlic
  • 4 sprigs of dill
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tbsp Sea Salt
  • 2 cups water

To Prepare

I started off with frozen King Crab that I picked up at a local Meat shop MN is too far from fresh crabs. Rinse under cold running water and set aside until needed.

Slice Lemon, and Garlic  add to a large frying pan (that will hold at least 3 cups of water). Add dill, butter and salt saute until lemon has some color add water and bring to a boil. Lay Crab Legs into pan bending them a bit, but not breaking.

Cover with lid and let them simmer/steam for 6-7 minutes.

Serve with extra lemons and clarified butter

I served with herbed potatoes and a light cabbage salad

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