- Thank you to our
all our Members who have sent these recipes in.
- Enjoy these, some
are for your Airedale and some are for you.
- Planet Airedale has
not tried any of these recipes so please make your own mind up as to
the suitability of these recipes for either you or your Airedale.
Cake (for Airedales)
water, 1/4 cup mashed banana, 1/8 teaspoon vanilla, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons
honey, 3 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup dried bananas, 1/2 tablespoon
Frosting: 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese, 3 teaspoons carob
powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla
oven to 350 degrees, in a bowl, mix together water, mashed banana,
vanilla, egg and honey. In a separate bowl, combine flour, dried
bananas and baking powder, mix thoroughly and add wet ingredients to dry
and mix. Pour into an 8-inch greased cake tin and bake for 45
minutes or until toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
To make frosting, beat all the ingredients together in a bowl until
smooth. Spread over the cake and decorate it with pieces of crushed
dried banana. Store in an airtight container.
Honey and Ginger Cookies (for
1/2 cup stick butter Preheat oven
to 375 degrees. Mix butter, honey, vanilla, 1/2 cup honey egg and
milk in bowl. 1 1/4 tsp. vanilla. Combine other ingredients in
another bowl. Mix wet and dry. Add one egg together and stir
thoroughly. 4 tsp. skim milk. Knead dough on a lightly floured
surface. Roll out 1/4 in. 2 1/2 cup whole wheat flour thick and cut into
shapes with cutter. 1 tsp. baking powder Place on greased cookie sheet.
3/4 tsp. ground ginger Bake 15 - 18 minutes. Cool; store in air tight can.
½ cups whole wheat flour,
½ cups oatmeal,
3 TBs. corn oil or margarine, ¼ cups
2 cups water or milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour &
Heat water, oil & molasses together over low heat. Pour into flour
mixture & stir well. Dough should be stiff. Pat or roll out to
½ inch thickness. Cut into 2 or 3
inch strips 1 inch wide.
Decorate with dates, carob or whatever you
on greased cookie sheet for
hour or until brown & crisp. Cool on wire rack. Drool while cooling &
bark or whine for treats!!!
(Very messy to make but they
love them!) (for
1 pound of liver,
– 15 cups of oatmeal.
Puree liver & garlic in blender. Blend eggs
in blender. Blend together in blender & pour into large bowl.
Add oatmeal, mix well & pat down onto greased cookie sheet. Bake 325 to
350 degrees until golden brown & firm to touch. Cut into small squares.
Store in frigde or freezer.
Healthy Dale breakfast (for
1 wheat breakfast biscuit, handful of
bran flakes, 4 Table spoons low fat natural yoghurt, 1 table spoon honey,
thin slices of Apple, banana and carrot.
Hairy Dale delicious bites (for
1 fish or meat stock cube, 150 ml/quarter
pint boiling water, 125g/4 0z tinned flaked tuna in oil, drained, 4 oz
porridge oats, 6 g fast action died yeast, 50g plain flour, extra flour
for kneading, 1 small beaten egg.
Pre heat oven to 200 degrees
C/400degreeF/Gas mark6 grease baking tray or use a non stick one.
Dissolve the stock cube in the boiling water and allow cool. Add tuna,
oats, yeast and measured flour and work into a dough. Put 2 handfuls
of flour on to a cool work surface and knead the dough on it until all the
flour has been worked in, allow the dough 10 mins to rest. Cut the
dough into 1inch pieces and shape into balls by gently rolling them
between floury palms. Place the balls on the baking tray and brush with
beaten egg. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown. allow to cool.
Honey & Ginger Puppy Cookies (for
stick butter, 1/2 cup honey, 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, 1 egg, 4 teaspoons
skim milk, 2 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 3/4
teaspoon ground ginger.
oven to 375 degrees. Mix together butter, honey, vanilla, egg and
milk in a bowl. In a separate bowl, blend together flour, baking
powder and ginger. Combine dry ingredients with wet mixture and stir
thoroughly. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface, roll out
to 1/4-inch thick and cut into shapes. Place on a greased cookie sheet and
bake for 15-18 minutes. Cool on a rack and store in an airtight
Recipe for Iced Christmas Pudding
2oz raisins, 1oz currants, 1oz sultanas, 2oz chopped almonds, 3oz
chopped maraschino cherries, 2 tablespoons sherry, 1/4 pint milk, 4oz
marshmallows, 1 teaspoon coffee powder, 1 teaspoon cocoa, 1/2 pint whipped
Mix together the fruit, cherries and nuts. Spoon over sherry and leave
for 30 mins. Place milk,
marshmallows, cocoa and coffee in a saucepan. Heat very
gently until marshmallows have melted.
Allow to cool. Pour this over the
fruit and nut mixture. Freeze till mixture thickens slightly. Fold in
whipped cream and pour into 1 1/2 pint basin. Freeze. Transfer to
fridge for half an hour before serving.
Baby Back Ribs (for Humans to share with
Rack Baby Back Ribs, Red Wine Vinegar, Dry BBQ Rub or salt - pepper -
garlic if you have no rub, BBQ sauce (sweet or spicy depends on your
Preheat oven to
350 deg. Peel membrane off back of ribs. Rub both sides of ribs with 1 to
2 tbs Red Wine Vinegar. Rub both sides with bbq rub or spices of your
choice. Wrap tightly in tin foil and put on cookie sheet on middle rack of
oven. Cook 1 hr or until meat sucks up on bone. Remove from oven and tin
foil and place on medium hot grill, cook on each side 5 to 10 minutes
basting with bbq sauce on both sides. Remove from grill put a bib on and
Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie------A family
favourite at the holidays (for Humans)
1 3/4 C. flour,
1/3 C. packed brown sugar, 1/3 C. granulated sugar, 1 C. oleo or butter,
cut into small pieces, (cold), 1 C. pecans, chopped, 1 16oz. can pumpkin
(2 cups), 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk, 2 eggs, 1 tsp. ground
cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. all spice, 1/2 tsp. salt.
Preheat oven to
350 degrees. In medium bowl, combine: flour and sugars: cut in oleo until
crumbly. Stir in pecans. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture, press remainder
firmly on bottom and 1/2 way up the sides of 12 x 7 inch dish or pan.
In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining ingred. (except the crumb
mixture). Beat well until all is blended. Pour into prepared crumb
mixture dish. Top with reserved crumb mixture. Bake 55 minutes or until
golden brown. Cool on a rack. Cut and enjoy with a dab of cream whip on
top. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Cheesy Meatloaf (for Humans)
1 1/2 to 2 lbs
ground beef (chuck), 2 cloves garlic or (1/4 tsp powder), 1/2 cup tomato
juice, salt to taste, 1 T. oregano, 1 T. parsley, 2 eggs, 1/4 tsp. pepper,
3/4 cup cracker crumbs (15 squares), 1 can drained mushrooms or 1/2 c. 6 -
8 ozs Mozzarella cheese (shredded) fresh.
Preheat oven to
350. Mix all ingred. together and pat into a nice sized rectangle (10 x 8
) on a sheet of waxed paper, then add the shredded mozzarella cheese on
top of the rectangle. Roll this up like a jelly roll. Pinch ends very
tightly together so cheese won't spill out. Place on a rack in a pan*,
seam side down. Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 hours. * Spray pan and rack with
Scotch Shortbread (for Humans)
4 oz sieved plain flour, 2oz
castor sugar, 4oz butter, 2oz rice flour or ground rice.
Combine flours and
sugar in a mixing bowl. Work in the butter until the dough is the
consistency of short -crust. Sprinkle board with rice flour. Turn
dough onto the board and knead till smooth. Cut into portions and shape
into rounds. Place on greaseproof paper in a baking tin. Prick with a
fork. Put into oven at 350degrees. When the cakes begin to colour( from 20
to 30 mins), lower the heat. Allow to cool in the tin.
Shortbread (for Humans)
6oz plain flour, 6oz rice flour or
ground rice, 6oz castor sugar, pinch of salt, 6 oz butter, 1 egg, 1 tbsp.
top of milk.
Mix together the
flours, sugar and salt. Rub in the butter until the mixture is like fine
bread crumbs. Lightly beat the egg and mix with the top of the milk. Make
a well in the centre of the flour mixture and pour in the egg and cream.
Knead with the hand till a soft pasty is formed. Sprinkle pastry
board with a little light flour and roll pastry out thinly. Prick
with fork and cut into rounds or fingers. Place on greased paper a little
apart and bake in a moderate oven till golden brown. Cool on a wire tray.
Shortbread (For Humans)
1&1/2 lb plain flour, 3oz rice
flour or ground rice, 1lb butter, 4oz castor sugar.
Combine the flours
and rub in the butter. Stir in the sugar. Turn onto a floured board. Knead
the mixture thoroughly with the hand into a smooth dough. Shape into
rounds and notch the edges with the forefingers and thumbs. Bake in a
moderate oven(350) till golden brown.
Note: for the rich,
unforgettable taste of good shortbread, only the best ingredients should
be used - butter in preference to margarine and finest plain flour and
12oz/375g flour, 8oz/250g butter,
6oz/200g icing sugar.
Cream the butter
and sugar together and knead in the flour. Roll out thinly to a large
round. Cut out a round from the centre. Divide the remaining circle into
petticoat tails. Prick with a fork and pinch round the edge. Bake
for 30-40 mins at 325(170). Dust with castor sugar when cooked.
4oz/125g rice flour, 4oz/125g cornflour, 1lb/500g butter, 8oz/250g castor
Knead the butter
and sugar together and then knead in all the flour. Shape as required.
Bake in a moderately hot oven till golden brown.
8oz currants, 8oz
seeded raisins, 8oz sultanas, 4oz candied peel, 2oz almonds, 8oz cooking
apples, 8oz shredded suet, 8oz soft brown sugar, 1 tsp mixed spice, half
tsp ground cloves, grated rind and juice of 1 lemon, 1 gill of brandy or
Wash and prepare
the dried fruit. Finely chop with the peel, nuts, and peeled and cored
apples. Add suet, sugar, spices, and lemon juice. Mix well, cover, and
leave to stand overnight. Stir thoroughly, adding the brandy or whisky.
Pack into dry jars and cover as for jam. Keep for a few weeks and stir
well before using.
When making the pies, just spoon
it into baking tray and cover with shortcrust pastry.
Easiest Ever, Low-Fat Chocolate
Mousse (for 2-4 Humans)
100g (4oz.) dark
chocolate or choc melts, 4 tablespoons skim milk powder, 2 eggs, 1
teaspoon gelatine dissolved in 1 cup boiling water, 1 teaspoon each of
vanilla & rum (or liqueur).
Put all ingredients except
chocolate in a blender or food processor. Melt the chocolate in a
bowl over a pan of simmering water (or in microwave) then add to other
ingredients and process for 30 seconds. Pour into serving pots or glasses
and refrigerate for a couple of hours to set. Delicious & guilt-free!!
Any amount of liver can be used,
the more the better as it takes a long time in the oven. Fry the
liver. Cut into treat size pieces. Place in the oven on the
lowest heat possible and bake for about 7 hours or until the liver is
baked hard and dry. They'll love it!
Airedale Apple Pie (for Humans)
There are no dog bits in this pie,
and it doesn't taste doggy, for sure. It does have the colours of the
Airedale in the finished pie: black and tan.
5 cups thinly sliced cooking
apples, 1/4 cup chopped pecans, 3 tbsp rum! pinch of salt, 1/2 cup sugar,
1/2 cup dark raisins, 1 tsp orange peel, 3 tbsp cherry jam, Enough pastry
for a 9" double crust pie.
Procedure: Cook gently in a 2
quart saucepan for 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Fill pastry with apple
mixture. Cover with top crust and decorate with a cut-out "A" for
Airedale, or an Airedale cutout. Bake for 10 minutes at 450 degrees and
then thirty minutes longer at 350 degrees.
Rhubarb Crumble (For Humans)
Take an oven proof dish (approximately 11" by 8") and rub butter all
Fill a good 2" of the dish with fresh Rhubarb, washed and cut into 1"
chunks and give it a very generous sprinkle of soft brown sugar.
Put 8oz of self raising flour with
4oz of butter into a mixing bowl and then work it together until it
resembles bread crumbs, then add 3oz of white sugar and mix it up.
Add a large handful of Oats.
Mix it all up and
cover the Rhubarb with the bread crumb mix.
Cook in the oven for one hour at 170C
Airedale pudding of brambleberry ~
Boil 1L of milk with one big spoon of
honey, 5 spoons semolina and 300-400g fresh or frozen brambleberries.
Pour in shapes and make cold. It is good in combination with cream
and peach slices! Humans could eat it if Dales let them!
Airedale pudding of vegetable
marrow ~ salty (for
Stir 4 eggs with 4 spoons flour, 1 kg
rubbed marrow, 250g. chopped meat (stew before), 1 cup sour cream, 1 cup
boiled rice and pour in greased form. Cover with lot of cheese (of
course) and bake at 220'C for about 30 minutes. Humans could eat it
if Dales let them!
Dog biscuits (for
Airedales but they
can give the Humans a biscuit if
they have been good)
Ingredients adjust according to
taste: 2 cups porridge oats, 1 cup wholemeal flour, 1/2 cup grated cheese
or grated carrot, 1/2 cup boiling hot water, 1 tbl olive oil, 2 tsp Bovril
(or according to taste), 1 egg, water/milk as required for binding,
[Parsley can be added if dog has bad breath].
Mix porridge and oats together, mix
in grated cheese, [add parsley if being used]; dissolve Bovril in hot
water, add olive oil and add to mixture; beat egg with a little milk and
add to mixture - mix until all ingredients are bound together (adding
water/milk as required) - turn out on to a floured board and roll out to
1/2" thick - place on greased baking tray and divide into bite size cubes.
Bake at 180 (fan oven) for about 15/20 minutes until hard'ish - cool on
tray and break into pieces - allow dale to sample sufficient to ensure
batch edible. Store in air proof container.
Pilchard cake treats (for
Mash up a large can of pilchards in
tomato sauce, beat in an egg and then add SR flour until sort of porridge
consistency, spread about 1cm thick on greaseproof paper, and bake, when
it is almost cooked though cut into lots of little training size treats
and then re-add to oven to 'seal' the edges!
Store in freezer until required - it stinks, but they love it!!!!
Pupsicles Frozen lollys
32oz low fat yogurt-2mashed
bananas-half cup peanut butter- 2tablespoons honey.
Mix altogether in a bowl and freeze in bun cases for three hours or
overnight. To serve thaw slightly and push out from underside of
case. Makes around ten lollys- less if you are feeling generous.
Lantern Tray Bake
4ozs butter, 4ozs plain chocolate,
4ozs seedless raisins, 1 small tin condensed milk, 10ozs crushed digestive
biscuits, 2 tablespoons rum (ish!).
Melt butter and choc in a pan, DO NOT
BOIL. Stir in raisins condensed milk and rum. Ensure very smooth.
Add crushed biscuits and stir well. Grease a swiss roll tin and put in
mixture. Smooth with palette knife. Place in fridge until firm.
Cut into 24 squares and sprinkle with caster sugar. Pack into a
container and keep in fridge or cool place. You can alter the rum to
taste, if the guests fall off their chairs you need to cut down a bit.
1 cup wholemeal flour, 1 cup white
flour, half cup cornmeal, half cup grated cheese, 1 large egg, about three
quaters cup water, oven 325f.
Preheat oven. Mix all well
together. Roll out on a floured surface about quarter inch thick.
Sprinkle with a little extra grated cheese cut into shapes and bake for
about 30 mins until brown. They smell lovely.!!