Okay usually we eat very healthy around our place. But come on, some times you just have to have some comfort food, right???
Today Kitchen Cupboard is one of our kids favorite meals (and I have to admit I really like it too). Mrs. Stoney makes these delicious pigs in a blanket every couple of months and the kids just love them. In classic Mrs. Stoney style she has adjusted the traditional pigs in a blanket to be more healthy (at least for a hot dog) by using turkey hot dogs (about 1/3 the fat) and homemade bread instead of the fattening tube dough you buy at the store. Here’s the recipe.
Pigs in a Blanket
1 package dry yeast
1 cup warm water (105 to 115)
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
2 3/4 to 3 1/4 Flour
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in sugar, oil salt and 1 cup of the flour. Beat until smooth. Mix in enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.
Knead dough until smooth and elastic on a floured surface (about 5 minutes). Place in greased bowl then turn greased side up. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double (about 30 minutes).
Then on a floured surface divide dough into 10 pieces. Roll dough into a rope and wrap around the hot dogs.
Place on a greased tray and let them rise again for about another 30 minutes.
Bake at 375 until golden brown about 12 to 15 minutes.
Add fries and a salad and enjoy! This recipe makes enough dough to do a package of hot dogs (10). If you need more than that you can simply double or even triple the dough recipe.
We are linking up with the Thursday Kitchen Cupboard over at The Gardener of Eden today!!