Friday, August 31, 2012

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Saw this beauty on the lantana while getting ready to cut the grass. Came in for the camera!! YAY


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Yummy shrimp, mussels, crusty bread & a half of a baked potato!!! NOM NOM NOM!! I was wanting some shrimp!!


Thursday, August 30, 2012

testing

Yay!! 2 down 1 to go!! Photobucket
Hi all I had to add moderate comments cause I have a porn site referring site & referring URLS?? I don't know how to get rid of it??!! But have been getting a lot of anonymous comments with bad contents & redirect links??!! Crazy!! Hope all understand & if anyone can help me, I'd love it!! Plus I lost my signature :( I also blocked a follower by accident & don't know how to fix that either?? Just a mess I tell ya!!! Teehee I must tell I'm a single click user, so that's how I get into trouble!!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

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YAY quilt is off the frame!! Needs binding!!





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Went to lunch with my Mom, a friend of her's plus the little man!!!

I got my baby fix!! YAY
Look he's sporting a mohawk!!




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I did 2 more recipes but forgot to get pictures?? LOL

I refashioned another t-shirt with just elastic!! Super comfy!!




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Next up was this recipe!!
 OMG chicken: 
Oven 425 degrees F
Ingredients:
1/2 cup Hellmann’s Mayonnaise
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
4 boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets
4 teaspoons Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs
1. Mix the mayo and shredded cheese in a bowl
2. Lay chicken breasts on a baking sheet and spread mayo mixture on chicken breasts
3. Evenly spread bread crumbs on the chicken
4. Bake for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked thoroughly.





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Than tried this one
Found the recipe HERE
I didn't make the sauce for this yet!! Will make it when I'm ready to eat it!!



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Next recipe is Dutch Oven Butter Chicken
Found the recipe HERE
I didn't put in the cherry tomatoes.




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So Lowe's Food had bone in, skin on chicken breasts on sale!! YAY I got 3 packages. They had 4 breasts in each pack.
Tried this recipe
Easy Dutch Oven Chicken found the recipe HERE



Friday, August 17, 2012

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Yummy chicken thighs!!! Original recipe is for shrimp!! NOM too!!
I found it HERE




Garlicky Baked Shrimp

Source:  Gimme Some Oven
Serves: 3
Ingredients:
1 lb. raw shrimp, deveined and peeled (I pull the tails off beforehand too)
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. white wine
salt and pepper
1/4 cup (4 Tbsp.) melted butter
1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
2 Tbsp. fresh Italian-leaf parsley, chopped
half of a lemon (optional)
Directions:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
In a bowl, combine the shrimp, garlic, and white wine.  Stir to combine, then pour into a baking dish.  Spread out evenly, and then season with salt and pepper.
In another bowl, use a fork to mix melted butter, Panko, and parsley until well combined.  With your fingers, sprinkle the mixture evenly in the baking dish over the shrimp.
Transfer dish to oven and bake until the shrimp are pink and opaque, about 15-18 minutes.




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Crepe Myrtles in full bloom!




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I went by the river & it was too stinking hot!! Plus there were too many people by the dock. So this is from the park area you can hardly see the river from there??




Thursday, August 16, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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NOM!! Frozen Margarita after work today!! Best $2.00 every spent :)



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Wow I took this blind with my phone at work, sun was blinding me!! Blue Angel plane! AWESOME!!



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I made these again only this time with wonton wrappers. Being the knucklehead I am, I forgot to buy fresh basil?? Still were very yummy!!!




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This was in the parking lot yesterday!! How fun! Wish there were open for us to get some, but they were just getting lunch :(








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A customer came to show off her new puppy!!! She's 10 months old & her name is Stinker!! LOL She's adorable!



Monday, August 13, 2012

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Caramel in a can, NOM!!



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A keeper here!! found the recipe HERE

Parmesan Chicken Bake
(adapted from Food.com)
6 chicken breasts
1 C light mayonaise or greek yogurt (I have done 1/2 of each as well)
1/2 c fresh parmesan cheese, plus more for the top
1 1/2 tsp seasoning salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp garlic powder

1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray the inside of a 9x13 glass pan.  Lay the chicken inside the pan.
2.  Mix together the remaining ingredients and spread evenly over each piece of chicken, being sure to cover all the exposed raw meat (so it doesn't dry out.)  Sprinkle on a bit more fresh parmesan over all the chicken.
3.  Bake for 45 minutes.  This dish is even better the next day, so just reheat in the microwave!


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Cilantro Lime Butter:
1/4 unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
1 lime, zested and juiced
2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Put the butter in a mixing bowl and, using a rubber spatula, mix in the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, salt and cayenne. Use immediately or refrigerate.

Oh my this was fabulous!!!


Monday, August 6, 2012

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Giant mushrooms growing in my yard!!!!






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My Mom started this square in a square quilt. We both had bought the same jelly roll's at Joanne's. I made mine with bigger squares & it's been done awhile. I made it for my late DH :(
So Mom gave me the blocks she made & I finished the top!! YAY!!!





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To my Aussie friends, this is what the foodsaver does!! Sucks all the air out of special bags to save your food from freezer burn!!




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Oh yummmmm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Panqueques de Dulce de Leche (Crepes with Dulce de Leche)

I've never tried Dulce de Leche before???? So a friend bought me a can & I'm hooked!!! OMGosh it's so good!!!!

Found the recipe for the crepes HERE






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Grilled chicken tenderloins with nectarine chutney
Found the recipe HERE
Oh my!!!
Nectarine Chutney is AWESOME!!!

While it was cooking!!






After!!






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Lebanese Chicken and Potatoes

Found recipe HERE




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Smoked Sausage with Black beans!!
I added a can of red kidney beans to this
I found the recipe HERE