Friday, January 29, 2010

january 29

blueberry muffins

*edit ~ here's the recipe!

½ cup softened butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup milk
2 cups flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup blueberries

Cream together sugar and butter. Add eggs and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
Add milk and flour mixture alternately to creamed mixture.
Fold in blueberries. You can use frozen blueberries.
Spoon into baking cups in muffin pan.

Combine 2 Tablespoons sugar and ½ teaspoon nutmeg.
Sprinkle on muffins before baking.

Bake at 350*F for 25 to 30 minutes.
Yield 12 muffins

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

january 20

recipe prepared, ready for the oven

chicken mornay

8 large fresh broccoli spears, cooked (or frozen broccoli spears)
8 large slices chicken breasts, cooked
3 cups mornay sauce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 teaspoon paprika

Arrange broccoli in a 9x13 baking dish. Cover with chicken. Top with grated cheese and pour mornay sauce over. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake in a 325 degree oven for about thirty minutes.

mornay sauce:

3 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken stock
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup cream

To make sauce, melt butter slowly. Add flour, then chicken stock, stirring constantly. Add cayenne pepper and cheese. When cheese is melted, slowly add cream.

Monday, January 18, 2010

january 18

Bright, sunny day in northeast Oklahoma. Good day to wash both cars.
Thanks, Richard! :)

Sunday, January 17, 2010

january 17

It's another dreary, gloomy day; good day to stay in and watch the football playoff games.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Friday, January 8, 2010

january 8

The Beagles napped on the couch last night while we watched the BCS National Championship Game. The Alabama Crimson Tide won 37-21 over the Texas Longhorns.

Monday, January 4, 2010

january 4

It's a cold wintry day. (LOVE the beautiful blue sky!) It makes any day seem warmer!