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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Peach Cobbler!:) :)

Peachy and creamy, yeah its peach cobbler! I love it and this is my way of doing it and its pretty simple and quite tasty!

 
1 c. flour
1 c. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 stick butter
3/4 to 1 c. milk
1 lg. can sliced peaches
1 tsp. cinnamon (optional)
3 tbsp. sugar (optional)

Directions:
Melt butter in a 2 quart casserole dish in 375°F oven while combining flour, sugar, and baking powder. Add milk to the dry ingredients and stir until blended. Pour peach juice into ingredients until blended.

Pour mixture over melted butter and stir so mixture is smooth in pan,

Add peaches on top and pour tablespoons of peach juice and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Bake 30 to 40 minutes at 375°F.


I can not explain how sweet and good this is and its kinda cake like!






Banana Naner!

Its been a busy week at the Brackins home. We have been preparing for Mothers Day craft week and putting all of our winter clothes away and bringing out the shorts and summer stuff.

I mixed up my hummingbird feed and hung out my feeder, I am excited to see the hummingbirds out the window.

Noah is at the age of enjoying birds and squirrels. He is too funny, when he sees either one he will go to trying to talk and pointing!:)

Well I thought I would share this weeks dessert with you! So you gotta love banana pudding right! Well of course! So everybody has there way of making it but here is mine!!!


Ingredients:
1 Box of Instant Vanilla Pudding (family size)
1 Box of Nilla wafers
4 to 6 banana's
half an 16 oz tub of cool whip.

Directions:
You make the instant pudding by following directions on box.
cut up bananas in small chunks and add to pudding and mix well.
add wafers to pudding mixture and stir well. even crush some of the wafers and mix.
add half a tub of cool whip and stir into mixture well.
crush wafers and sprinkle on top!
~ for detail you can line the outside of banana pudding with wafers and crush and sprinkle on top!!!~~~

This is a recipe our family enjoys all week not to mention the kids I watch daily! :)

Friday, April 23, 2010

Sweet Friday Mornings!




So hubby is off on this lovely Friday and the both of us love breakfast so I decided a long time ago to dedicate Saturday mornings to a good ole breakfast! But lately hubby gets Fridays off so I decided kids or not to make Friday and Saturdays my breakfast days!!! So today I made French Toast! And its so super good!!!

OK so basically four eggs will make six pieces of toast... I made ten pieces so I used six eggs just to be safe!
bread
eggs
butter
Cinnamon
powder sugar
syrup

*beat the eggs in a bowl
*add 2tbs of Cinnamon to bowl of eggs and beat Cinnamon into eggs well
*pour egg mixture into a flat bowl or pan only pour enough for one piece of toast at time in pan. If you pour the whole mixture Ur bread will be WAY to soggy!
*heat 1 to 2 tbs of butter in skillet on medium heat
*dip bread into egg mixture and sprinkle Cinnamon on top flip bread and add Cinnamon to other side flip back in forth four times.. be sure to keep the bread moving or it will get to soggy and you will not be able to pick it up.
*After you have dipped bread in egg mixture and topped with Cinnamon place it on side in pan let it cook for three to five minutes then flip, let the other side cook three to five minutes as well...
*Now put bread on plate sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with Syrup! ! MMmmMMM good! I added strawberries to mine just to give it an extra sweet touch! lol:) Enjoy!

Friday, April 16, 2010

*pork chops with FlaVoR!~



Tonight I made some of the best pork chops ever and the recipe is super easy!!!
I really think chops don't have a lot of flavor but these chops are great!

OK what ya need:
4 to 6 pork chops
1 can of cream of mushroom soup ( u can use cream of chicken if u prefer)
3/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
garlic salt
lemon pepper
I even added creole season but thats up to u!

HoW to cook?

:Preheat oven to 350 degrees
:Season pork chops with garlic salt and lemon pepper. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute the pork chops in the butter for about 5 minutes per side.
:In a separate medium bowl, combine the milk and soup. Place the pork chops in a 9x13 inch baking dish and pour the soup mixture over the chops. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

TIPS: If you like thick gravy you will need to omit the milk! I made pretty thin gravy in the picture above my second one was loaded with gravy and both are great taste! The picture really doesn't do it justice lol

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A Day on the Lake






The weather was great Monday afternoon and we ate dinner with mama. We had her really good spaghetti! Then we took a ride on the paw paw's boat! The lake was great! Noah was not to sure what to think at first, but he warmed up pretty quick! He loved to pretend like he was driving!!!:)

A little bit Of ME time!




Okay so Saturday I took an afternoon ride just down the road from my house! I took the camera and wanted to just try and capture pictures. LOL I wish I could tell you how many pictures I wish I could of taken. But when I would take the pics, the pictures did not justify how beautiful the scene really was! So I ended up only really liking three of the pics from a whole afternoon drive. I like little rides just to jam out to my music, sing as loud as I want and just think. I guess its my therapy! ha! but it is relaxing to me that is!

Monday, April 12, 2010

Loving SpRiNg !!!










Wow this has been so nice being out and about in the spring weather here in North West Arkansas!:) so thankful we moved here! We went to Devils Den State Park and hiked a little bit! Hubby took me to a Chapel in the woods... Its beautiful!:)

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Easter Weekend!









Jesus has Risen! Thank you Jesus!

Easter was great! Fun crafts, baking, good food, and family and friends have made it awesome. Noah loved Easter egg hunting!!!:) I got some rest and just enjoyed the sunshine. Saturday I got a steal on an awesome chess set with a glass chess board for A DOLLAR ha! yes a good dollar and its nice! I also snagged an awesome wooden donmino's set. The ones that are super small and I paid a buck as well. Got an awesome CROCK POT COOKBOOK! lol for 1$ :) and then I got a bird book for my mother! Easter dinner was great at moms. The food was delicious and we enjoyed the time with mom and Charles. It was a nice windy day and Noah had a blast! Thank you Jesus for my family.