Thursday, November 14, 2013

Harvest of Thanks

I absolutely love this set....and the fact that we have framelits to use with it....makes it even better.


This is the other card we did at Stamper's 10 this past month...I love the simplicity of it!!!!..

Chicken Style Stew and Dumplings
1 TBL butter
3 TBL olive oil
1 onion chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
1/2 C. flour
4 C. vegi stock
2 C. water
2 stalks celery, slices
1 C. chopped carrots
1/2 small green cabbage, chopped
2 medium potatoes cubed
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 tsp tarragon
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 stp pepper
8 oz. chicken strips
2 C. flour
1 tsp. salt
3 tsp
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 C. milk
1tsp white vinegar
3 TBL oil
In a large stockpot melt butter and olive oil.  Add onions and cook a few min.  Add garlic and cook till fragrant.  Add 1/2 C. flour and stir, heating till it forms a paste.  Add stock and water.  Add rest of stew ingredients and bring to a boil.  Cover and cook about 30 min.  To prepare dumplings, combine drey ingredients, and oil in a food processor.  Pulse until oil is incorporated.  Stir milk and vinegr together and add to food processor.  Pulse until it forms a ball.  Knead dough on floured surface until no longer sticky.  Form dough by spoonfulls into balls, add to simmering soup.  Cover and cook 10-15 min.  Yummy ...Bon Apetite!

Friday, November 1, 2013

Happy Halloween to all!!!!

Just a note to say "HI" to everyone...Hope you all have a safe and happy Halloween.  We always do a family Chilli Dinner....Spice cake with cream cheese frosting is all made, slaw is chillin' in the fridge, and chilli is bublin' away on the stove.  Just need to make the corn bread!!!!  Then we wait for the Trick or Treaters...last year we didn't have nay....will see what this year brings!!!!