Peaches

Peaches

  We bought some really good peaches just north of Madison, GA on Rt. 441.  There are numerous fruit stands between Madison and Athens. Here is the one we chose. I like to cut the peaches and add a little sugar and then freeze them in 6 cup batches for peach pies all year long. […]

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Carrot Ginger Muffins

Carrot Ginger Muffins

Carrot Ginger Muffins 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 t baking soda 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups shredded carrot 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1/2  cup whipped cream cheese 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/8 teaspoon ginger 1/4 cup […]

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Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Here is a delicious summer recipe from my sister-in-law.  She made them for us at Smithgall Woods and we like them so much I tried them again on the 4th of July. Start your grill. Just kidding.  That is actually a cool picture of our front yard fireworks from the Fourth of July. I loved […]

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The Nut Bowl and Risk

The Nut Bowl and Risk

Several months ago I went with the Eating Cardinals to make pottery for a girl’s night out.  We went to Wired & Fired in Atlanta.  We had a great time and each of us made a work of art.  I wanted a good dip bowl for some hummus and fresh vegetables.  You can see the […]

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Southern Living Idea House

Southern Living Idea House

It’s hot outside.  It’s cool inside.  Stay inside!  We went to the Southern Living Idea House in Senoia, Georgia. It was great to see the house but it makes me want to come home and paint everything taupe and gray with lots of white.  I was planning to share a bunch of photos but when […]

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Bacon Cups

Bacon Cups

This recipe for Bacon Cups is probably the most requested brunch recipe that I make.  It is very easy and looks so tempting filled with grits, eggs, and cheese. Bacon Cups 2-3 slices bacon per cup aluminum foil cupcake tins Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Invert and cover the bottom of a cupcake tin with […]

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Good Morning Granola

Good Morning Granola

This is my favorite recipe for granola.  It is a great start to the day on yogurt, bananas, or apples.  It is also great on ice cream or my favorite way to eat it is on orange sherbet. You can easily adjust the recipe to your personal taste but here is how I made this […]

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Honey Lavender Cookies

Honey Lavender Cookies

We were able to pick some beautiful lavender at Whitley Farms. Olivia decided to try a recipe for Honey Lavender Cookies.  They were pretty cookies and had a delicious hint of lavender.   Honey Lavender Cookies 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 stick butter 1 egg yolk 1 cup + t tablespoons all-purpose […]

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Black Bean and Tofu Quesadilla

Black Bean and Tofu Quesadilla

As promised in the last post, I would like to share what we did with the other half of the tofu package from yesterday.  After you open the tofu, you only have 5 days to eat it before you have to discard it.  We decided to make these Black Bean and Tofu Quesadillas. There is […]

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Tofu Ravioletti

Tofu Ravioletti

Tofu, really???  I can’t believe that I’m eating tofu, either.  In its defense, it really has no taste except the seasonings that you add.  And, I like that it’s not greasy or tough like some meat can be.  It cooks up really fast and with our record-breaking heat in Atlanta lately, the quick, stove-top dinners […]

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