Wow, I can't believe that there's no recipe for this posted yet! Hardtack is a cracker-like food which keeps indefinitely and was used in the American Civil War for army rations. This is an easy history project, indispensible for a Civil War unit study, or for any time you are going hiking and need a nonperishable snack. It's...well, hard, but I think it's actually pretty good!
This cake is pretty amazing. It's made without refined flour or sugar, but the taste and texture are sublime: it's not heavy at all. Besides that, there are plenty of carrots, nuts, and pineapple mixed in. Carrot cake is one of my favorites, and it's even better when I can actually feel good about eating it! :-) Frost with a cream cheese frosting (spreading apricot preserves between the two layers is good too). Prep time does not include grating carrots.
Roast chicken is great, because not only do you have one meal right there, you get to use the leftover meat for sandwiches, taco salad, soup, stir-fry, casseroles, etc...not to mention homemade chicken stock! This is a moist and simple way to prepare a roast chicken. It's even better when you add some garlic to the thyme butter!
With a granola crust and mascarpone cheese topping, this is not your ordinary apple pie. A cool, creamy slice is the perfect ending to a holiday meal (or any other meal!). I actually use homemade granola instead of crushed granola bars :-)