Monthly Archives: August 2010

HOW TO: Apple Floral Bouquet

Apple Floral Bouquet I was admiring the apples on our tree and decided to take a picture of them.  Then we had a terrible storm and that branch broke off.  My husband kept the apples for some reason.  The next day I saw a photo in a magazine of flowers with apples in the bouquet.  What a […]

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PINEAPPLE PECAN DESSERT

Delicious Pineapple and Pecan Dessert PINEAPPLE PECAN DESSERT 3 egg whites 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup chopped pecans 30 Ritz crackers, crumbled 1 (20 oz) can crushed pineapple, drained 1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese 1 (8 oz) container Cool Whip DIRECTIONS Beat egg whites until foamy.  Add sugar and baking […]

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CHEESE AND VEGGIE STICKS

A SIMPLE APPETIZER cheese, veggies and herbs on skewers with olive oil and freshly ground black pepper A quick appetizer for any party Choose your cheese, veggies and herbs suggest: basil, olives, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella and pepper jack cheese Bamboo skewers purchased from Asian Ideas http://www.asianideas.com/knbask.html Put cheese, raw veggies and herbs on the […]

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ZUCCHINI CASSAROLE

My Moeder’s Zucchini Casserole Using the zucchini and onions from my garden, I made one of my mother’s favorite dishes.  It was one of her Sunday casserole’s she often served after church. Zucchini Casserole First you must love zucchini!! 1/4 inch slices of zucchini 2 cups shredded colby-monterey jack cheese 2 pounds ground beef 1/2 medium […]

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PEAS

Peas  steam, boil, saute’ or freeze Peas Boil:  2- 3 minutes Steam:  1-2 minutes Saute’:  In butter or olive oil for 2-3 minutes Freeze:  Blanch first.  Remember to boil and put in ice water the same amount of time, about 90 seconds each. For additional information on freezing peas check out this link… http://www.pickyourown.org/freezing_peas.htm My Garden […]

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