Friday, December 19, 2014
PIERRE'S "THE BARK" - LET'S NOT FORGET CHRISTMAS PET RECIPES
MINTY BREATH TREAT BISCUITS FOR DOGS
2 Cups whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
1/4 cup oil
3/4 cup water
2 Tablespoons honey
2 Teaspoons peppermint extract
1/4 cup cornmeal
Place first 4 ingredients in medium bowl. Blend with a whisk. Add oil, water, honey and extract. Mix well. Knead 1 minute. Sprinkle half of the second 1/4 cup cornmeal over a sheet of waxed paper. Place dough on waxed paper. Sprinkle remaining cornmeal on top of dough. Roll out to 1/4 thickness. Cut with 2 1/2 inch cookie cutters or cut into rectangles. Place on sprayed baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.
SUSHI FOR CATS
1/3 cup rice, uncooked
2/3 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon oil
1/4 Cup carrot, grated
1 (6 oz) can tuna, drained and flaked
1/2 teaspoon brewer's yeast
Cook rice in broth with oil. After about 15 minutes, but before all the liquid is absorbed, add grated carrot. When liquid is absorbed, set aside. Cool, mix with tuna and sprinkle with brewers yeast. Yields 2-3 servings. Keep unused portions refrigerated.
Dogs get biscuits. Cats get sushi. Can dogs eat sushi. That sounds good !!!
GIANT NATURAL PINE CONE FEEDER (FOR THE BIRDS)
1 Large Natural pine cone
hard vegetable fat or chopped beef fat
wild bird feed (or chopped peanuts, sunflower seeds, millet etc.)
Heat and melt hard vegetable fat or chopped beef fat in a pan. Add wild bird feed. Fill pine cone. Allow mixture to partially set on the cone, then cool in refrigerator. When hardened, hang outside in your favorite tree or post.
Hope you enjoy making these recipes and that your pets enjoy eating them.