I've never lived in an arid environment. Louisiana has always been my home; more specifically, north Louisiana. We have humidity all year long. In the winter that humidity makes the cool or cold air feel intensely colder than it really is. Naturally in the summer the humidity makes the hot temperatures feel like the inside … Continue reading Blessings Like Rain
Scars, Fruit, and What Happens In The Process
I’m continuing part of the subject of my last post. Mostly the part about pears. We were getting a picture of the pears in the old bushel basket, first turning the top pears over if they had a scar or bruise on them. Later when I was talking to Mama and Daddy about it, she … Continue reading Scars, Fruit, and What Happens In The Process
Muscadine (or Scuppernong) Bread
Ingredients: ½ c. butter ½ c pecans (optional) 1 c sugar 2 c all-purpose flour 2 eggs 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ c milk Muscadine Sauce (make this first so it will cool) Muscadine Sauce: ½ c. seeded muscadine pulp and juice About 1/2 c. muscadine hulls 1 Tbsp sugar Make this before the … Continue reading Muscadine (or Scuppernong) Bread
Fall is Time for Jelly Making!
I’m back in the loop again, it seems. My daughter is much better from being so sick for a few weeks, and my computer is back functional after taking a “break” of its own without permission from me. Now on to my post. I feel rich lately. Not with money or possessions, but with family … Continue reading Fall is Time for Jelly Making!