I just thought I’d share some pictures of my summer. Most of these were taken with my cell phone camera, so please forgive the quality.
Hope you’ve had a great summer!
My daughter is all excited about Fall, so we’ll probably be sharing some photos of an Autumn project she has in mind.
(Click on the pictures to enlarge.)
My hubby went fishing this morning.
Chicken Fried Steak and Gravy
My great-nephew enjoys the pool.
Homemade Pizza on a Low Carb Tortilla
The Pool on a beautiful day!
Purple Hull Peas from my garden
Purple Hull peas on my plate.
This was one of my mom’s favorite summer suppers…purple hull peas, fried summer squash, ripe tomatoes & cornbread.
My daughter’s cat, Angel, goes to the garden with me every day.
Pretty pepper plant.
Fresh green beans.
Fresh tomato on toasted sour dough bread sammie.
A wedding cake by my friend’s daughter…she is self-taught and a mom of 2 young children who bakes out of her home. I don’t know how she does it!
Another cake by Jada.
(Hopefully someday to be called The Cakery Boutique.)
Chicken Club Ring
Our family made a trip to Lambert’s in Sikeston, Mo. They are famously called “The Home of the Throwed Rolls”. When you raise your hand, they’ll throw you a hot yeast roll. The food is wonderful!
I hope you’ve enjoyed this glimpse of my summer.
I hope to be back soon with some great low carb recipes and stories that warm the heart. Come back soon!
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Sugar, Spice, and a Little Bit of Life
Run over and check out Jana’s very entertaining blog. There’s recipes, crafts, awesome cakes, and great photography for you to enjoy.
Tomorrow, stop back in for a great homemade biscuit recipe!
You can always count on a good friend to give you a good recipe.
My friend, Karen, comes from a long line of good cooks. Her grandmother was a great cook and her mom is “The Pie Lady”. She can whip up a Caramel Pie or a Coconut Cream Pie in the blink of an eye. She always has the ingredients on hand.
Karen has turned out like her mom in that respect. She’s a great cook. This is a recipe that she shared with me recently. It’s so easy, yet so delicious!
I’ve made this cake twice this week. I polished off most of the first one myself, but took the second one to my inlaws’ family get together. I had to get that evil thing out of the house! My hips have gotten wider just this week. I’m trying to low carb, I really am. I try to save my treat for that one-hour span, like the Carb Addict plan suggests, but it sure is hard with this treat around!
Karen prefers the cake ‘nekkid’, but I made an Orange Glaze to pour over the warm cake. Most of it pooled up in the middle, but I just spooned that right out of the middle and onto my slice. Mmm-mmm, good.
Sour Cream Pound Cake
1 butter recipe yellow cake mix
1 half cup sugar
1 cup oil
1 cup sour cream
Mix well pour into bundt pan and bake at 325 until golden brown, 45-60 minutes.
Orange Glaze (optional)
1/4 cup orange juice
2 T butter, melted
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Mix together and pour over cooled cake.
Want a quick and easy treat or a simple after-dinner dessert? What about a Sugar-free Oreo Blast?
Sugar-free Oreo Blast (low carb)
1 serving Breyer’s CarbSmart vanilla ice cream
1 serving Sugar Free Oreos, broken into pieces
Place ice cream and cookie pieces into food processor.
Pulse until blended. Serve in a cute ice cream dish or
small glass. Top with 1/2 a SF Oreo.
Now, find a nice quiet spot outside in the swing on a warm sunny day and eat slowly.
Tomorrow…an easy 3 ingredient recipe for a quick supper.