DOG-BISCUITS - Homemade meatless dog biscuits
INGREDIENTS and PROPORTIONS:
3 1/2 cups
2 cups whole-wheat flour
1 cup rye flour
1 cup cornmeal
2 cups cracked wheat (bulgur)
1/2 cup non-fat dry milk powder
4 tsp salt
2 cups chicken stock
1/4 oz active dry yeast (one package)
1 Tbsp milk
(1) Preheat oven to 300 deg. F. Combine, in a big
bowl, the flours, cornmeal, milk powder, and salt.
(2) In a separate bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup
lukewarm water; let it sit for a few minutes,
until it bubbles.
(3) Add the chicken stock to the yeast mixture. Mix
(4) Add the liquid to the dry ingredients. Knead
about 3 minutes. The dough should be stiff.
(5) Flour a board with cornmeal and roll out the dough
to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Cut out biscuits with
cookie cutters in appropriate shapes, and place on
ungreased cookie sheets. Mix the egg and milk and
use to brush tops of biscuits (for shine), then
bake the biscuits for 45 minutes at 300 deg. F.
(6) Turn off the heat and leave biscuits in the oven
overnight. This will make the biscuits be bone-
TIME-CONSUMING: 30 minutes preparation, 45 cooking, overnight hardening. minutes
DIFFICULTY RATE: Easy
Though these are intended for dogs, people find them better
tasting than many health foods.
These make a dandy birthday or Christmas present for your
favorite friend's dog.
This strange and wonderful recipe appeared in our hometown
paper's consumer column, for making doggie Christmas
presents! Although they are meatless, they are not
vegetarian, as they contain chicken broth. However, your dog
is quite unlikely to be a strict vegetarian.
Name: Anne Hill Wiebe
University of Texas Computation Center, Austin, Texas, USA
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org