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A Cook Book for dogs and the people who love them

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  • Is it dinner yet?

    One DogsKitchen

    A Cookbook for Dogs and the Cooks who love them A Collection of Home Recipes by

    For Paws Hospice and Friends

  • Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie RoastFor Paws Hospice

    Traditional turkey with all the fixins is a great way to bring your dog to the table this Thanksgiving and the best part is that you can cook this meal right along side your family turkey, everything is human grade and your dog will beg for seconds.

    Ingredients:

    Roast

    1 16 oz. package Tail-Waggin Turkey n Rice meal from Lucky Dog Cuisine 1/2 lb. fresh green beans 1 medium sized sweet potato 4 oz. Pepperidge Farm dressing mix (optional - dont use if your dog is allergic to

    wheat

  • Gravy - a traditional method for a southern roux (optional - dont use if your dog is allergic to wheat

    Preheat oven to 365 degrees F.

    Wash the vegetables in cold water, thoroughly dry. Pierce sweet potato and place in a baking pan. Bake, skin on, for 30 minutes or until potato is fork soft. Allow to cool on a wire rack.

    Blanch green beans in boiling, unsalted water - about 2 minutes.

    Prepare 4 cups of dressing *according package instruction (*caution: omit diced onion - toxic to dogs). Firmly pack the prepared dressing into a square 8 x 8 inch cake pan, refrigerate until firm.

    Slice cooled sweet potato end to end into 4 or 5 th ick medallions.

    Cut cooled dressing into 4 square bars.

    Divide Turkey n Rice package into four 4 oz. sections.

    Assemble the roast by placing one square of dressing upright at one end in an oven ready loaf pan followed by a slice of sweet potato, a few green beans and a portion of the Turkey n Rice in that order, then repeat until all the ingredients are packed end to end.

    Reduce the oven to 350 degrees F.

    Cover pan with aluminum foil and reheat for 30 minutes.

    1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup flour 1 cup cold water

    1 cube vegetable bullion (low salt) 1 Tbs. dried parsley

  • Gravy

    Preheat a heavy frying pan and add the vegetable oil, heat but do not allow to smoke.

    Add the flour and stir continuously with a wooden spoon, about 6 minutes until flour turns golden brown

    Quickly add the cold water, continue stirring until mixture returns to a boil.

    Reduce heat, add the bullion cube. Stir until dissolved. Turn off the heat and set aside covered.

    Serve

    Portion out an appropriately sized serving of the turkey and vegetable roast. Top with gravy and parsley. Serve at room temperature.

    Left overs may be refrigerated, covered up to 3 days.

    __________________________________________________________________________________

    For Paws Hospice All Pets Kitchen November, 2010

    A HOUND, who in the days of his youth and strength had never yielded to any beast of the forest, encountered in his old age a boar in the chase. He seized him boldly by the ear, but could not retain his hold because of the decay of his teeth, so that the boar escaped.

    His master, quickly coming up, was very much disappointed, and fiercely abused the dog. The Hound looked up and said: It was not my fault. master; my spirit was as good as ever, but I could not help mine infirmities. I rather deserve to be praised for what I have been, than to be blamed for what I am.

    Moral:No one should be blamed for his infirmities.

    Aesop's Fables

  • HOME DOG STEWDuncan

    Ingredients:

    5 lbs. Ground beef, chicken or beef tips 3/4 Cup Canola oil 4-5 Cloves garlic - mashed 32 Cups Water 8-10 Cups Cooked veggies: potato, carrot, celery, cauliflower, sweet potato, beet,

    spinach, tomato, red pepper, broccoli, chick peas, etc. (Important: No onions, poisonous to dogs)

    2-3 Cans Kidney beans 1/2 Cup Molasses 42-45 ounces Quick Cooking Oats

    Soak dried kidney beans overnight, drain and rinse. Cover with cold water and set to boil 2-3 hours.

    In a large pot, brown the ground meat, add the canola oil and garlic. When well done, add water; bring to a boil and add veggies.

    Drain the beans and add to the meat mixture. Add oatmeal stirring frequently.

    Continue cooking until the oatmeal is quick cooked, about ten minutes

    Serve at room temperature over a bed of fresh cooked rice.

    May be stored covered in refrigerator up to 3 days

  • A CRITTER'S CHRISTMAS

    Everybody has a holiday treatMy Grandpas Olaf and Russell

    Molasses Salt blocks Dried oats and wheat berries Suet Preserved fruits and berries Dry hay straw Dried corn cobs Dried clover SeedsCream

    My grandfathers, both farmers and tied to a natural place, revered above all: family, their livelihoods and the animals that made everything possible.

    I remember a Christmas when I learned the extent to which that bond was shared with a feast for all, man and animal, everyone ate well. New salt blocks were set out near clean, dry hay, food for the cattle, new bedding for all and fresh water, no easy task in Saskatchewan in December. Various dried grains and fruits and berries gleaned from the preceding seasons, stored just for the occasion, were divided each according to their preference.

    Chickens pecked over a field of scattered gold while the wild birds found suet balls covered with seed and the goose had extra corn. The pigs slopped with rich leavings and warmth, the horses snuffled in troughs filled with oats and molasses while the cats and dogs licked their fill of cream from the dairy.

    It was a wonderful day that Christmas, so rich I hardly had room for my own meal.

  • Editors note: This next dish is a personal recipe from the creators of Lucky Dog Cuisine, the worlds first all human grade, home cooked dog food. Our thanks to Janice and Jeff for sharing this cherished family recipe.

    Beef Stew RecipeLucky Dog Cuisine

    Ingredients:

    Using a dark enamel roasting pan, add stewing beef, canned tomatoes, tomato paste, beef broth, garlic, rosemary, basil. Peel the acorn squash. The potatoes, carrots, zucchini do not need to be

    peeled.

    Using a food processor, grate carrots, zucchini, acorn squash and potatoes. Keep the grated potatoes separate.

    Add the carrots, zucchini and squash to the meat mixture. Cook covered for 1 12 hours at 350 degrees until meat is tender. Stir occasionally.

    5 lbs. Stewing beef cut to bite-size pieces 3 lbs potatoes (6 medium sized potatoes) 4 zucchini 4 carrots 1 large acorn squash 1 large can of tomatoes 1 small can tomato paste

    12 cup beef broth 1 clove garlic 2T rosemary 1T basil 12 cup olive oil 1 small can real pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) 1 12 lb. Container of plain yogurt

  • In a separate pan, add olive oil and roast the grated potatoes for 45 minutes. This can be cooking while the meat is in the oven too.

    After the meat is cooked, combine the meat with the potatoes. Let the mixture cool. Add the pumpkin and yogurt.

    The potatoes can be cooked with the beef, the resulting meal will be more watery.

    This recipe provides whole foods for your dog. Natural, whole foods provide the environment for vitamins and minerals to work together as a team. In nature, we never find an isolated vitamin or mineral. They work together with phytochemicals and nutraceuticals which act as cofators for balanced absorption and digestion.

    We can do the work for you: For more nutritional information and to view our line of ready cooked meals, please visit our website www.luckydogcuisine.com

    By virtue of diligence and good breeding one can train any proper man to point.

  • Sushi For Two(If you knew sushi like I knew sushi)

    This is a fun, healthy, anytime snack to share with your best friend. Dogs love the crisp fresh carrot, sweet potato and rice and well you can just reflect on the zen of it all.

    Ingredients List:

    1/4 cup rice vinegar1 tablespoon sesame oil2 nori seaweed sheets1 cup cooked short-grain rice (cook according to package instructions)1/2 cup cooked sweet potato 1/4 cup raw carrot matchsticks1/4 cup raw yellow squash matchsticksor add anything you and your dog like

    Directions:

    1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the rice vinegar with the sesame oil. Add the cucumber strips, stirring gently, and allow to marinate for about 20 minutes. Remove from the marinade and drain.

    2. With a blender, whip the cooled sweet potato until smooth and creamy.

    3. Lay a piece of plastic wrap on a flat surface. Place half a cup of rice on the plastic wrap and press out to the size of a sheet of nori. Place a sheet of nori on top of rice. Spread half the blended sweet potatoes on nori.

    4. Place half the carrot strips in the middle.

    5. Place half the squash strips in the middle.

    6. Roll up from the outside and dampen the edge to seal (the rice will be on the outside of the roll).

    7. Allow to chill for at least 1 hour before slicing. Slice with a damp knife into half-inch thick slices. Serve cold with soy sauce for you, not the dog.

  • Hasty Pudding

    Hasty pudding is a simple dish made popular among the working classes and later relished as a celebratory holiday treat. The first known recipes were circulated in the 16th century; there are both British and Colonial variations. This version is adapted from an American recipe using corn meal.

    Ingredients:

    4 cups plain soy milk*1 cup cornmeal4 tablespoons molasses4 tablespoons honey4 beaten large eggs teaspoon salt teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

    Preparation:

    1. Preheat oven to 350 F. and butter a 2-quart baking dish.

    2. Boil milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add cornmeal slowly, stirring constantly; cook over low hea