Daily Archives: January 3, 2005

Recipe for all those who were asking for it…..

For my fun party guest from New Years Eve here is the roll recipe from Mel.

Okay,so here’s the recipe.

Refrigerator Rolls (yes, they have a name.)

Ingredients Ingredients:
1 cup sugar
1 cup shortening
2 tsp salt
2 packets yeast
1 cup boiling water
1 cup lukewarm water
2 beaten eggs
approx 6 cups flour

Combine sugar, shortening, and salt and over this pour the boiling water. As it is cooling, add the yeast to the lukewarm water in a separate container. When the first mixture is cool, add two beaten eggs. Cream with mixer. Add the yeast and slowly add the flour, stirring as you go.

When dough is pliable but not sticky, form into a roughly shaped ball in the bowl, cover the bowl and let it rise in the frig for at least two hours. The dough will keep for a week if a little bit of oil or Pam is sprayed on the surface to prevent it from drying out.

Roll the dough out into your favorite style. Clover leaf and parker house is particularly nice, but do what you want. If you are doing parker house style, roll the dough out to 1/4 th inch thickness. Cut with a round shape: I use a drinking glass, Grandma uses coffee mugs. Add a pat of butter to the circle, fold in half. Press the edges down firmly. This methods makes 3 dozen, approx.

Let the dough rise for 2 1/2to 3 hours, covered and in a warm place, before baking.

Ovens and cooking times vary. Grandma bakes hers at 425 degrees for 15 to twenty minutes. I bake at 250 degrees for ten to fifteen minutes, plus I have a pizza stone in the oven to block the direct heat. Start low, watch the first batch closely until you find the prefect temperature for your oven.


A New Start and the Start of 2005 1

Back to work today after a nice long 4 day weekend. The New Years Eve party was a blast. Everyone had a great time and the food was out of this world.

Now that the new year has started it’s time to get back into the swing of work and get some old dusty projects finished and out of the way to move in some new ones. I came in on Sat and yesterday to get some stuff done that I can’t do during the week. I got the new server moved into the server closet and moved the companies original server out and into my office. It will be retired as soon as I get some things migrated off of it. I was going to take my time doing that but the drives are so loud that I am sure my neighbors are going to start to complain.

On the todo list for today is:
1. Get the budget done
2. Map out the network changes
3. Start moving apps off server-1

That’s it for now. One of the resolutions for the year is to get a log entry up every day (weekday at least)… 🙂