Just after being sick with a cold for over a month, my Christmas Elf returned this year to help me out in the kitchen to prepare Gluten Free Pie crusts for the mini Apple pies I’m making for my son. Due to terrible skin allergies he has had to give up all gluten.. Please enjoy this bit of whimsy for your post Christmas Day…..
And, if you have a few moments to spare, join my beautiful daughter and I in the kitchen to whip up some tasty treats..
Thanking you all kindly for spending some holiday time with my family, Hugs….
Sometimes I just want something special and have it feel like I’m treating myself, along with being healthier. Enjoy this video of my very first, but not my last Blooming Onion… hugs
There are days when you have so much to get done around the house or yard, but this Monday happened upon me and I was itching to get outside and take a little drive around town. Come on over and sit a spell with me, why don’t you…. wink
The next day
The beautiful garden of 2017 is put to bed for the wintertime, and I have begun cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
These puffy tacos were very tasty and so easy to prepare. Stay tuned for more cooking in my kitchen .
Have you ever found just two lonely apples in your pantry and wondered what to do with them? There are days when I don’t want to eat just an apple, so I transform them into something that will alter their form from fresh off the tree to hot out of the oven..
Apple Cinnamon Coconut Coffee Cake
2 apples ~cored, peeled, diced and soak in lemon juice until needed in batter.
1/4 cup cooking oil
1 cup white sugar
1 cup sour cream
In a mixing bowl beat eggs until frothy. Beat in cooking oil and sugar. Blend in sour cream.
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Baking soda
1/4 tsp. Salt
In another bowl measure flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Mix well and add to first bowl. Stir until combined. Adding the drained apples to the batter.
1/2 cup Medium coconut
1/4 cup Brown Sugar, packed
2 tsp. Cinnamon
In a small bowl stir coconut, brown sugar and cinnamon. Put 1/2 of the batter in the bottom of a greased 9x5x3 inch loaf or a square pan. Sprinkle 1/2 cinnamon mixture over top. Spread a second half of batter over by putting dabs here and there. Sprinkle second half cinnamon mixture over top,. cut through batter with knife to give swirling, marbled effect. Bake in 350 F. oven for 1 hour. After loaf stands for 10 minutes, remove from pan and cool on rack .