Recipes for Your Dog

Puppy Dog Stew

1 bunch of carrots, peeled and chopped into large pieces
1 bunch of parsley, chopped
1 head of garlic, crushed and peeled
2 pounds ground turkey
1 pound cheap ground beef
4 cups packaged rice
5 cups of water

Cook carrots in 5 cups of water until tender.Place half of the cooked carrots and liquid into a food processor and grind until well chopped. Return carrot mixture to the water. Place garlic and parsley into food processor with a little of the liquid from the carrots and run until the garlic and parsley are well chopped and mixed together, then add back to the water and carrots.Add the meats to the carrots, garlic and parsley and cook until the meat is done. Crumble any large chunks of meat.As the meat is cooking, prepare the rice by the directions given on the package. Once meat mixture is done, add rice and mix well.Leftovers must be refrigerated or frozen.

Turkey Gobblers

1 cup ground turkey
2 cups white flour
1 cup cornmeal
1 egg
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
¾ cup water
2 teaspoons tarragon

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.In a frying pan, cook ground turkey, crumble into small pieces and set aside on white paper towels to drain.Combine flour and cornmeal in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, beat egg, oil and water, and tarragon. Add egg mixture to flour mixture and stir well. Fold in ground turkey until well blended.Drop dough on a lightly floured surface and roll until ½ inch thick.

Cut into desired shapes.Place individual shapes on a greased baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes or until firm. Cool and serve.Refrigerate unused portion.

Peanut Butter Bones

2 cups whole-wheat flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 cup natural peanut butter
1 cup skim milk

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.In one bowl, combine flour and baking powder. In another bowl, mix peanut butter and milk. Combine mixtures and stir well.Drop dough on a lightly floured surface and knead. Roll out to ¼ inch thick and cut into desired shapes.Bake on a greased baking sheet at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool on a rack, and store in an airtight container.

Pork Liver Cookies

1 lb. liver (beef or pork)
1½ cup whole wheat flour
1 cup corn meal
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp. chopped garlic

In a pot, simmer liver until tender (about 15 to 20 min). Remove from heat, and chop finely in a food processor.Add the remaining ingredients, and the liver water as needed to blend into dough. Spread on to a greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 30 min.As the dough cools, cut into small serving-sized squares. Serve when cool.Store airtight in the refrigerator.

Daisy's Delights

1 pound ground turkey
1 cup cooked brown rice
1 egg beaten
¼ cup fresh chopped parsley
3 tbsp. wheat germ
½ cup carrots
2 tbsp. minced garlic

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.Spoon into a lightly greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes or until done.Serve slices with dry dog food.

Puppy Cookies

2 jars (3½ oz.) strained beef baby food
¼ cup dry milk
½ cup wheat germ

Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Roll into small balls and place onto a greased cookie sheet. Flatten with the bottom of a glass (use a small amount of flour if necessary).Bake at 350 degrees until brown.

Apple Cinnamon Training Bits(see recommended reading)

4 cups whole-wheat flour
½ cup cornmeal1 egg
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small apple, grated
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/3 cups of water

In a bowl combine all ingredients except the apple and water and mix well. Then add the grated apple and water to the mixture and stir until a dough forms.Roll dough to ½ inch on a lightly floured surface. Using a knife and/or straight edge, score the dough horizontally, then vertically to make a grid of ¾ inch squares. Don't completely cut through the dough.Place dough on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray and bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.

Homemade Frosty Paws

32 oz. vanilla yogurt
1 mashed banana or one large jar of baby fruit
2 T. natural peanut butter
2 T. honey

Blend all ingredients, then pour mixture into ice cube trays and freeze.Microwave just a few seconds before serving.

Cheesy Dog Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour, unsifted
1¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
½ cup vegetable oil
4 ½ Tbs. water

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Combine first four ingredients in a food processor and blend until the mixture becomes a coarse meal.With processor on low, slowly add water until the mixture forms a ball.Roll out dough and cut into desired shapes.Transfer cookies to an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until bottom of cookies are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack before serving.Store airtight in the refrigerator.

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