Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Full Plate Thursday 5-28-15

Full Plate Thursday
Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather

So happy to see all of you today! Our hearts and prayers go out to our neighbors in South Texas and Oklahoma who have lost their homes in the floods and others who lost their homes in tornado's. Thanks to all of you for asking about us to make sure we were ok, that touches my heart to know that so many of you care so much, you'al are precious to me! We are doing really well and although we have had high water, none has come into our house and it recedes into the lake really fast. I know that you have brought some really good food for this table today so lets get this party started, I am hungry!

Full Plate Thursday at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cheese Burger and Fries Casserole

We have had several weather related disasters in our area lately that have left people in need of assistance to move on with their life. I was recently ask to provide a casserole for a work team that were helping some folks clear an area of debris from a homeowners site. I didn't have a lot of notice to prepare a dish and I wanted to make something that would be hot and filling on a cool rainy day. This Cheese Burger and Fries Casserole was a perfect dish to take for the team and I brought the dish home empty. It is a delicious casserole that we will be enjoying for a long time to come and I was so happy to be able to help in some small way. I promised several on the team that I would share the recipe, so I am sharing it with all of you as well, enjoy!


Sunday, May 24, 2015

Quiet Time Memorial Day 2015

We recently attended the High School graduation for our Granddaughter Stephanie.  In the opening ceremonies the Superintendent of Schools recognized all the  military families both past and present that had a  graduate. Stephanie's Dad, our son and his wife both active duty military members and many others in our group stood up. As I looked around the arena, I noticed that at least a good 50 percent of the people were standing.  There were some that were standing that evening whose loved one did not return from their duty assignment, they gave the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.  It is their loved one's sacrifice that had made it possible for us to be standing there together celebrating a graduation in a free country, where a young girl can receive an education without fear.




From Psalms 91: 1-4
"He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty
I will say to the Lord, My refuge and my fortress My God in whom I trust
For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper and from the deadly pestilence
He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings you may seek refuge,
His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark"

Peace and Joy,
Miz Helen
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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Whats For Dinner Next Week 5-24-15

Coming to you today from Rain Soaked Texas with not a dry day in sight, yes folks it is still raining. We are having the 10th wettest season in the last 117 years, since they started recording the weather.  We are making our picnic plans for the weekend and hoping to be under the canopy and if it gets to wet we will bring it inside. This is usually a big weekend here at the lake with the opening of the pools and the fishing docks. We are expecting house guest this weekend and looking forward to planning the food for all the events. Most of our Meal Plan for this week can be an outdoor or indoor meal.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Full Plate Thursday 5-21-15

Full Plate Thursday
Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather

Bringing you greetings from rain soaked Texas today, and yes it is still raining. I am sure glad to see all of you and hope that you are having a wonderful week with awesome food to share with us today. Lots of picnic planning for the upcoming weekend and looking forward to spending time with friends and family.  I am sharing a great Picnic Collection of 15 Recipes today and sure hope you will enjoy it.




Stay Safe This Weekend!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

15 Recipe Picnic Collection

Picnic season is here and we can't wait to get outdoors and enjoy the wonderful late spring and summer. We have a several picnic events throughout the season and each one usually has the most wonderful food, and after all the food is the star of the day. Sometime's the picnics are potluck and sometime's we furnish all the food, but whatever the event we always love the picnic's. This is a collection of some of the picnic that we enjoy throughout the season.


Monday, May 18, 2015

Strawberry Cream Cake

This is one of my Grandson's favorite cakes. He always ask for this cake when he is coming to visit. This is a great cake to serve for any event and is perfect for cover dish dinners or luncheons. Strawberry Cream Cake is just that, a creamy whipped cream topping with a layer of pudding followed by a strawberry soaked cake, it is so good, no wonder it is a favorite with this family.

Strawberry Cream Cake