Monday, June 14, 2010

Chicken Coop Day 8

"Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year -
it brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul."

~Author Unknown

Garden Fresh

~housewarming gifts~


Flag Day

"You're the emblem of
The land I love.
The home of the free and the brave."

~George M. Cohan

illustration courtesy of
"American Porch" by Daniel Pollera

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Menu Plan Monday

Supper Menus
June 14th-20th

chicken spaghetti, baby carrots, lettuce and tomato salad, dinner rolls
stuffed bell peppers, chocolate strawberry parfaits
southwest chicken salad
chopped beef sandwiches, potato salad
out for supper

Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins
(from Taste of Home's Holiday and Celebrations cookbook)
18 Servings

1/2 cup butter, softened
1-1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
2 eggs
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
2 cups fresh blackberries

Cream butter and 1-1/4 cups sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into creamed mixture alternately with milk. Fold in blackberries. Fill greased or paper-lined muffins cups two-thirds full. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 172 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 172 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Daily Bible Reading 2010

Today's reading -
1 Chronicles 28-29
Psalms 133-134
Proverbs 14
2 and 3 John