Thursday, September 22, 2016

On this day.... 1908.....
                - the young girl in the picture below was born!

Several years later....

She became my mother.  Sadly, she left us in 1983, at the age of 74.  She is in my thoughts daily. Happy Birthday, Mother!

Monday, September 19, 2016

....and there was salad!

Using some of summer's favorite flavors, this salad is an excellent addition to the table.

This recipe comes from Martha Stewart.

I loved having leftovers of this one!!

Doing a "photo bomb" is a Longaberger dish of green beans.:-)

Well, I didn't make it posting about summer corn before the first official day of autumn.  Time to think of other flavors now!  What is the flavor you think about with autumn?

Serving bowl - Strawberry Fair by Johnson - now discontinued
Salad plate - Pink Dogwood Depression glass
Flatware - Chateau by Oneida

There was soup....

Continuing on my challenge of using recipes from some of my cookbooks that haven't been used in quite awhile, I took this one from the shelf....

It didn't take long to find this recipe....

Once again, this is up at the top of my list of favorites!

Do you like corn chowder?  Do you have a favorite recipe?

Before summer ends....

Are you having a good September?  Has your weather actually hinted that fall is on the way, or have you still experienced the heat of summer?  We have finally ended our string of days with high temperatures over 90 degrees!  It is probably a good idea that I post a day or two on one of Summer's highlights.

When good friends were out-of-town for a week, they asked if we would gather the produce from their garden.  Wouldn't you know it?  That was the week the corn was ready!!!!  Everybody just waits for that good fresh corn, so we picked what was ready and kept it for our friends.  Well, when they returned, they told us to keep the corn!!  

We decided to invite them to dinner where we served them all things corn!!!!

It is difficult for me to choose a favorite corn dish, but this would definitely be up at the very top!

It is a super appetizer platter!!

What is your favorite way to enjoy corn?