Friday, October 09, 2009
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Above are pictures of the blocks used in the quilt. I used more than one of some of the blocks because as the designing progressed I decided I wanted to make a quilt for my king size bed. I make quilts all the time for others but never for myself so this one was for me!
Thursday, October 01, 2009
The last day of September was a busy day for me. Our wonderful neighbors gave us some tomatoes that allowed me to make Dave's much loved Chili Sauce. His Grandma Brook made it for him and I have continued the tradition. So glad I was able to make it this year as we didn't have a garden because of our move. The recipe follows
It always makes me feel so good to see a line of canned veggies that I have done for my family. I know whats in the bottles and I know it tastes great.
5 cups warm water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ cup oil
¾ cup honey
2 ½ tablespoon salt
2 ½ tablespoon yeast
Add flour until it comes away from the sides of bowl. Bake at 350’ for 40 minutes it will sound hollow when done. 3-4 loaves depending on the humidity in the air.
1 heaping tablespoon vital wheat glutton
1 heaping tablespoon dough enhancer
3 ½ cups water (subtract the water from the 5 cups above) and 1 ½ cups chia seeds
3 tablespoons ground flax seed.
One hour Wheat Bread
6 teaspoons active dry yeast
2 ¾ cups warm water
½ cup honey Let stand 5 minutes
¼ cup applesauce
In Mixer combine:
4 cups Whole Wheat Flour
1 cup Wheat germ
1 tablespoon salt
Add wet ingredients from above and stir in 3 cups of flour of white flour (or until it comes away from the sides of the bowl.). Oil your hands and shape into loaves, place into greased loaf pans and pierce with a folk. Place in oven at 170’ 8-15 minutes till just before it reaches the tops of the pans. Bake at 350’ till golden and sounds hollow when tapped.