Category: Be A Blessing

Marrow Love AKA Zucchini

Gardens around the world are in full swing and in the midst of their season. Talking with gardeners, one common grown “vegetable” or botonical berry grown across the globe. Perhaps my thoughts are best summarized in a quote: “Buy a neighbor lady fresh zucchini and she will be grateful. But, teach a neighbor lady to gardener and all the neighborhood…

Soft Maple Cookies

Flavorful! Amazingly Delicious! Irresistible! If you lack self control in the kitchen, skip this post and move on please. [As my husband would say ~To the living room with a glass of milk perhaps~ 😉 because these cookies are like fresh maple syrup topped pancakes.] ~Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Set your baking sheets aside. ~ In a large…

Southwestern Egg Bake

Egg Recipe #15 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Brunch time must- try recipe! A great make- ahead meal that can be refrigerated up to a day in advanced, leave this dish simple with a bit of a twist to traditional bakes. Let’s begin: Southwestern Egg Bake Recipe ~Preheat oven to 400 degrees. ~Mix 2 Cups…

Ultimate French Toast Recipe

Egg Recipe #10 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Ultimate French Toast Recipe ~In a round baking pan beat 6 eggs. Add 5 Tablespoons of whole milk. Blend with fork. ~Gently add a splash of vanilla extract and a couple drops of almond extract. Mix. ~Top off your batter with 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. (I only…

Flock of Feathers

Perhaps the most exhilarating sign of spring are the birds. Anticipating their arrival our craft area is filled with tools and supplies for creative new feeders for our feathered friends. As a teacher, I must confess, this is a unit I enjoy every year! -AND- I do not skip this unit for any age. Faithful feathers peak at the feeders…

Garden in the Winter

Although gardening in the “frozen tundra” appears to be impossible, especially since there are no signs of end at this current time. Extending our growing season this year by transplanting some garden produce plants into buckets, allowed us to pick fresh peppers and tomatoes up through Christmas. It was such a nice treat to add to our sprouts, greens and…

Broccoli and Cheese Soup

~Saute 6 cloves of garlic (minced) in a cast iron frying pan or dutch oven for 1 minute. ~Add 5 & 1/4 Cups of chicken broth. Heat on medium. As is begins to warm, add 1 & 1/2 cups of heavy cream & 6 cups of broccoli chunks. (I have diced mine small in a mandaline chopper for young children…

Mexican Breakfast Taco with Chorizo

Egg Recipe #8 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Mexican Breakfast Taco with Chorizo Recipe ~Heat iron skillet and fry 1/2 lb of Chorizo sausage until thoroughly cooked and browned. ~Drain grease, and reheat pan adding 2 Tablespoons of olive oil. ~Dice (3) large Yukon gold potatoes and add them to your skillet. ~Cook for about…

Overnight Apple Pie French Toast Recipe

Egg Recipe #7 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Overnight Apple Pie French Toast Recipe THE NIGHT BEFORE Plop ingredients in. Mix. Bake. Eat! A great recipe that kids love, no fuss kitchen mess, from fridge to oven early in the morning, ready and delicious in minutes. ~Start with 1 loaf of bread. (I use a…

Biscuits & Gravy Bake (with eggs)

Egg Recipe #6 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Biscuits & Gravy Bake (with eggs) Recipe ~Grease a 9 X 13 pan and preheat oven to 350 degrees ~Cut a 1 package of Grands Buttermilk “pop” biscuits into 1 inch pieces and place in the bottom of the greased pan. ~Brown 1 pound of breakfast sausage…