Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Essential Wooden Elements

I love these embellishments!!!  they are so much fun to use,and you can color them to match your cards!!!!
We have a class tonight...this is one of the projects we did last month!!!! Can ya tell I'm ready for summer!!!
Here's some more cards from last month's swap...Bird theme!!!!  Kind of  a bird's eye view!!!!

Was cleaning out my desk and came across some recipes I ment to post...this one is from this summer when we were putting up all the tomatoes from the Garden!!!

Freezer Tomato Sauce
6 lb. ripe roma tomatoes
2 TBL olive oil
1 1/2 C. chopped onion
1/2 C. chopped celery
3 large garlic cloves minced
2 tsp. sugar
1-2 tsp. salt]
1/2 tsp pepper
2 TBL fresh oregano, or 2tsp. dried andrushed
1-2 TBL fresh thyme or 1-2 tsp. dried and crushed
Wash tomatoes.  Remove stem ends.  Bring 4 inces of water to a boil immerse tomatoes until skin starts to crack, immediatly slip into cold water, drain and slip off skins.  Remove cores and seeds.  Coarsly chop.  
In a large heavy pot, heat oil, add onions, celery and garlic and cook 5 min until tender.  Add the chopped tomatoes, sugar,salt and pepper.  Simmer uncovered for 45 min, then add oregano and thyme. Simmer an additional 15 min.  In food processor, process1/4 of mixture at a time, then allow to cool.  Transver to pint size freezer containers, Seal and label.  Enjoy and Bon Apetite!!!