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Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by LadyDraco, Dec 17, 2008.
Pretty enough to be a postcard.
I should have cleaned it up.. Like take out the wires and pole...
Here I just cleaned it up...
I like my pics of your driveway better.
That's wild .. It's almost the same shot
How wild !!!
Thanks Kevin for stopping in ..
I have had people ask for the Baklava recipe..
1 - 9x13 inch dish
1 pound chopped mixed nuts (I uses all kinds)
1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 (16 ounce) package phyllo dough (Can be found in freezer area)
1 cup butter, melted
1 cup raw sugar
1 cup water
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Toss together cinnamon and nuts.
Unroll phyllo and cut whole stack in half to fit the dish. Cover phyllo with a damp cloth while assembling the baklava, to keep it from drying out.
Place two sheets of phyllo in the bottom of the prepared dish. Brush generously with butter. Sprinkle 2 to 3 tablespoons of the nut mixture on top. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used, ending with about 6 sheets of phyllo. Using a sharp knife, cut baklava (all the way through to the bottom of the dish) into four long rows, then (nine times) diagonally to make 36 diamond shapes.
Bake in preheated oven 50 minutes, until golden and crisp.
While baklava is baking, combine sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Stir in honey, vanilla and lemon zest, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
Remove the baklava from the oven and immediately spoon the syrup over it. Let cool completely before serving. Store uncovered.
How fresh would they be if you sent me 10 pounds of them via post office regular ground vs UPS ?
Great pix LD...... That's it, I'm moving in with the bears on your farm.
Thanks for the Hubcap photo. Nice to see him having fun!!!
I don't know ... But they are very easy to make...And fun .. Try it...
LOL... You can always visit... I thought you'd like a shot of him..
As you well know ,we see him at least 4 or more times a year...
He always has a blast..
Last week while we had ice dripping from the trees..
I was fooling around with colouring cakes...:eek1
And shape .. It was a Square cake ,Sorry no pic of that..
Here have a taste..
Each layer from Bottom to top....
Blackheart Cherry jam..
Pineapple topping ..
Yes all the stuff I make and can each year...
The frosting was Black butter cream that was kinda of a fail..
It came out as Dark Purple But it was tasty..
I left the cat to fold the laundry..
I checked on her an hour later .. She didn't get very far.. :ddog
But I think she might have moved a little ..
Yesterday I made Homemade Milkyway candy bars,, Fun size..
All from scratch....
Yeah yeah I know you can run down to the store and buy them..
But hey these things are Awesome !!
And NOT as sweet as store ones..
But I'll admit they are a royal PITA ...
Well worth it...
The day before yesterday I made my own version of Peco Flake candy..
I used Pecans & Almonds instead of Peanuts...
It's kind of like a brittle...
Today is SuperBowl Sunday.. And That's why the candies..
HB wanted some candy he asked if I would make something and well ,of course I made him It's what I do...
Today I'll make Pizza and I have homemade Poppers in the deep freeze, that I made last year...
I just hope it's a good hard knocking game
And I'll end this with a cool sunset.. From a few weeks ago..
Sorry it's a tad fuzzy..
I think the batteries were kind of weak for the cold...:huh
I'd be 300lbs if I lived near you.
Nice work on the candy bars.
Was that HB's birthday cake?
He's a lucky fella.
Nope that was from my week of being mean ....
SO I thought an odd cake was in order
His Bday was a bundt with a chocolate fudge ganache....
I think keeping all the recipes Whole foods do help...
And also I only do it once a month ......
But today I just finished deep frying a bunch of foods .. I only eat DFF twice a year .. And only at home....
Ugh ... I'm not so sure about making pizza now ... I'm stuffed and we still have plenty left... HB just said that Pizza isn't necessary
Well at least I sneak in Veggies ..
Broccoli ~ Brussels Sprouts~Mushrooms~Mozzarella stix~Poppers..
And of course Shrimp..
I'll have to start all over on my eating plan tomorrow :huh
Whats the sense of living if you can't splurge every now and then...
I'm with Dan, I'd be enormous if I lived around there.
I'm getting fat just looking at it.
Though it may have something to do with the beer and wings I'm having.
Looking fwd to seeing you, HB and the farm this year LD!!!
Well at least we are NOT huge
LOL .... But then again our life style might have something to do with it,
as well as it all being whole foods...
Yes Jax .. It's all been cleared...
Not huge AT ALL....
Got the news yesterday, cleared is great.
Is it May yet ..
Food porn !
I think I just gained a few pounds !!!
Hey it was a Holiday .....
As I said I don't do fried foods... But once in a bluemoon.. Is Ok.....
And by doing it at home YOU can control all the ingredients...
I mean like who the heck does that to a BrusselsSprouts
All my frying now is non breaded, a little olive oil in an iron skillett, and TONY CATCHERS or ZATARANS.