its Scrapbooking time today ! And I just completed this page to enter in a scrapbook sketch challenge. Find all the information below :
i was so excited to use this great sketch and my sons move in pictures from college- MOVE IN DAY. I pulled together some back to school papers from Simple Stories and made this layout with circle cut outs and map and clip art from the university. Lisa
I am sending my son back to college tomorrow after his Winter break – I am making a couple of special treats to pack up and send with him . Some of Mom homemade Granola custom made to order for my son and Cheesy crackers just the way he loves them. Enjoy these Monday treats and enjoy making them your own. Lisa
Oatmeal (4 Cups)
1 C Coconut flakes
1 C Nuts
1/2 C Dried Fruit
spice of your choice
1/3 C honey
1/3 C fat (your choice)
1 1/2 tsp flavoring
Preheat oven to 300 degrees
Combine Dry ingredients, excluding dried fruit.
Combine Wet ingredients.
Combine Wet and Dry ingredients. Do a taste test. Adjust to taste – more sweet, more fat etc.
Spread on baking tray and bake until golden, approximately 35 – 40 minutes, tossing twice.
Stir through dried fruit. Cool. Store in an airtight container.
Substitute ingredients as you like – make it your own recipe. Lisa
Cheese Crackers :
1 C shredded Cheddar Cheese
3/4 C Flour
4 T butter
1 1/2 tsp salt
Put first 3 ingredients in food processor and form a dough. Chill at least an hour. Take let dough out and roll out to about 1/8 in thickness -sprinkle with salt and cut with pizza cutter into 1 inch squares. Place on cookie sheet and Punch holes in middle of crackers. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. You can add spice if you like them hot or herbs to the dough.
Julia's recipes and commentary, straight to you from Iowa City! Normally, they're based around what looks good at the local farmers market. And yes, they're all out of order since they were copied over from Philip's flower blog which you should also check out -- see the link at right...
Peripatetic philomaths...focusing on what's really important, eating ethically and cleanly, fermenting, foraging/wildcrafting, practicing herbalism, and being responsible stewards of our land. Sharing our photos, musings, and learnings. Still seeking our tribe.