Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2014

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”
- Henry David Thoreau

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Beautiful Wagons

October 29, 2014

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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

October 28, 2014

This is the pumpkin bread recipe my family uses this time of year.

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SOURCE : http://allrecipes.com/recipe/downeast-maine-pumpkin-bread/

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Ingredients

Original recipe makes 3 – 7×3 inch loaf pans
  • PREP15 mins
  • COOK50 mins
  • READY IN1 hr 5 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 7×3 inch loaf pans.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.
  3. Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

 

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Garden Statues

October 24, 2014

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Garden Path Inspiration

October 23, 2014

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Magnolia Fashion

October 22, 2014

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Heavenly Cobblers

October 21, 2014

 

 

Peach Cobbler – Courtesy of Paula Deen

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http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/peach-cobbler-recipe.html

 

Ingredients
4 cups peeled, sliced peaches
2 cups sugar, divided
1/2 cup water
8 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 1/2 cups milk
Ground cinnamon, optional

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine the peaches, 1 cup sugar, and water in a saucepan and mix well. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat.

Put the butter in a 3-quart baking dish and place in oven to melt.

Mix remaining 1 cup sugar, flour, and milk slowly to prevent clumping. Pour mixture over melted butter. Do not stir. Spoon fruit on top, gently pouring in syrup. Sprinkle top with ground cinnamon, if using. Batter will rise to top during baking. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes.

To serve, scoop onto a plate and serve with your choice of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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Peach-Berry Cobbler

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http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/peach-berry-crumble

 

Ingredients

3 cups fresh peach slices (about 3 medium)
2 cups fresh blackberries $
1 large egg $
1 large egg yolk $
1 cup sugar $
3/4 cup all-purpose flour $
1/2 cup uncooked regular oats
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt $
1/2 cup butter, melted $
Vanilla ice cream $

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°. Place first 2 ingredients in an 11- x 7-inch (or 2-qt.) baking dish. Stir together egg, egg yolk, and next 4 ingredients with a fork until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle over fruit; drizzle melted butter over topping. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until light brown and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes; serve warm with ice cream.

Hello Autumn

September 22, 2014

Hello Autumn!

We’re looking forward to crisper cooler air here in Texas!  =)

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