My Dad * Figs

My Dad * Figs

My Dad passed away this weekend and his funeral is Thursday. He had a special love of Figs : What does the fig symbolize?Let's start with the seeds: Delicate, abundant, and edible, fig seeds signify universal understanding, unity, and truth. Think about all those tiny, jewel-toned specks, unified in their purpose of creating more life, a mass [...]

My Food Blog : S Mores

My Food Blog : S Mores

Happy S mores Day as we celebrate Camping,Campfires and end of Summer ; 4 Honey Maid Graham crackers broke into halves4 marshmallows toasted1 Hershey bar broken in quaversStack graham cracker,marshmallows,chocolate together and enjoy. Use Your Microwave To make indoor s'mores, do not toast the marshmallows. Place 4 graham squares on microwaveable plate; top with chocolate [...]

Weekend Life

Weekend Life

This Saturday I am at the Farmers Market picking up some Mustard Greens for lunch tomorrow. Today is National mustard Day which is made from the seeds of the plant......Lisa Mustard Greens : Basic Recipe : 4 bunches of clean mustard greens ( the ones from the market are pre cleaned but if yours are [...]

Lemonade

Lemonade

What can be more Summer than : Lemonade Lemonade Ice Box Pie: 1 : 9 inch Graham cracker crust 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate: 8 oz frozen whipped topping In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Beat [...]

Home made Ice Cream

Home made Ice Cream

Today is all about celebrating that great treat of Ice Cream ! Old Fashion Vanilla Ice Cream 6 eggs6 (12 fluid ounce) cans evaporated milk1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk3 cups white sugar 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract2 cups milk, or as needed Combine eggs, evaporated milk, condensed milk, sugar, and vanilla and mix well.Pour mixture [...]

Holiday Weekend

Holiday Weekend

Happy 4th of July weekend to you if you are in the USA! It's a gorgeous outside but most official celebrations have been canceled this weekend. But I am outside in the garden enjoying the Summer weather .... It's all about the Cucumber today in my garden spot; Growing cucumbers in pots allows you to start [...]

4th of July Beery Dessert :

4th of July Beery Dessert :

Are you looking for a quick and easy dessert for the 4th of July ! I found this great recipe bellow at Taste of Home and has become a family favorite ..... Enjoy https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/red-white-and-blue-dessert/ 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened1 /2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups [...]

Watermelon on the Grill

Watermelon on the Grill

Today in My Kitchen : we are celebrating 4th of July ! INGREDIENTS Juice and zest of 1 lime1/4 c.  honey1 tbsp.  olive oil1  small watermelon, cut into 1" thick wedges Freshly torn mint leaves, for serving Heat grill or grill pan to medium heat. In a medium bowl, whisk together lime juice and zest, honey, [...]

Minute Steak

Minute Steak

Monday's word is Minute : What is Minute steak? Very simply, a Minute Steak is a thin (usually 1/4 inch thick) cut of boneless, tenderised beef – most often from the sirloin of a cow. 1 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning1 pound beef minute steaks1/3 cup self-rising flour6 tablespoons butter or margarine1 medium onion, sliced1 cup [...]