Sunday, June 24, 2007

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Reasons I love summer part 3

Fresh Peas/Beans
Fresh speckled butter beans purchased at the local farm stand. Aren't they gorgeous?

Reasons I love summer part 2

Southerners love to share their harvest.
Summer squash grown by my dad's secretary.
Sauted w/ vidalia onions and garlic. Added a bit of fresh (homegrown) parsley, dried dill, curry powder and creole mustard. Saute till squash is tender. Sigh...............

Reasons I love summer part 1

Perfect Salads
Fresh Arugula with home grown tomatoes and cucumbers. Black beans cooked in the slow cooker. Dressing of fresh lemon juice and organic extra virgin olive oil. Sprinkled w/ a little Tony's. Perfect. Lunch.

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Bread Baking part 2

Dough after rising
Formed Loaves
Fresh out of the Oven!
Delish fresh bread with Ruston peach jam....

It's so hard to be a domestic goddess......sigh......!

Bread Baking!

1. mix yeast, water and a little bit of honey. let sit 5 minutes

2. add 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour. mix. cover with tea towel and let rise 1 hour (weed tomato plants and mulch w/ newspaper and chicken poop pine shavings)

Bruneaux got a little to close to the action while I was kneading the dough....
Kneaded dough....ready to rise again.....