Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Full Plate Thursday 9-15-11

Hello everyone I am so glad to see you today and welcome to Full Plate Thursday! I could hardly wait for you to get here today because I have the most exciting news to share with you, it is going to be so much fun. Lets get all the food on the table and I will tell you about the big surprise, I just know that you have brought something really special today.  Now for the big surprise.
You Are Invited to Participate In 
The 2nd Annual
Texas Star Chili Cook-Off
October 1 through October 31
For Details 
Bring Your Best Bowl Of Chili
The Code Is On The Side Bar
Thank you so much for coming today, we are going to have so much fun. Hope you will come back soon!

This Is How I Filled My Plate Last Week
Breakfast
The Best Breakfast Casserole Yet  at  4 Little Fergusons
Morning Snack
Lunch
Fruity Chicken Salad and Rice at  Cozy Home Scenes
Afternoon Snack
Dinner
Smoked Ribs and BBQ Rub  Megs Everyday Indulgence
French Herb Potato Salad  at The Mediterranean Diet
No Bake Mini Cheesecake Bites  at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

If You Have Helped To Fill My Plate Please Take The Red Plate Home
The Code Is On The Side Bar

Full Plate Thursday Background Story

When we were young and just starting out in life sometimes we did not have a lot of money. Most of our friends were having to stretch the dollars at the end of the month just like us. My girlfriends and I decided that we would pool our food for some of the evening meals right before payday... the last week of the month. I have some of the fondest memories from those days. We would all bring our food together and we had some great food and great fellowship. We would get the food on the table and everything ready, someone would bless the food and then the hostess would say "come fill your plate".
I have just a few suggestions before you leave your dish and fill your plate.
  • Link directly to YOUR RECIPE  and not to your web page.  
  • Scroll down to the button that says "click here to enter"
  • You will be asked to give your URL ( which will be your direct link to your post), the name of your recipe, and your email which we will not be able to see.
  • Then you will be asked to select a thumbnail from your post that will be uploaded to your entry.
  • Please include a link back to Full Plate Thursday, somewhere on your post. We will give you a gentle reminder if you forget...
  • Please leave me a comment before you leave the page and let me know that you are here, I want to be a good hostess.
  • Don't forget to visit with all the others, after all that is part of the fellowship that makes it so much fun, in addition to all the good food of course...
  • Grab The Full Plate Button if you like and take it home with you.
  • Now God Bless you and your food and everyone fill your plate!

45 comments:

  1. HI Miz Helen.
    I shared my video of homemade ghee and coconut flour bread as well as an article about the therapeutic uses of probiotics!

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  2. Wow.great competition:)Will certainly follow the recepies:))

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  3. We went to a chili cookoff in NJ once and had the most wonderful time. I included a recipe for jaeger schnitzel that my husband made last weekend.

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  4. Miz Helen, I have shared my Creamy Potluck Potatoes, Spring Mix Salad, Mocha Walnut Brownies, and Apple Dumplings. Thank you for hosting!

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  5. I am looking forward to this cook-off, and working on my chili recipe! xo,

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  6. Great idea to have the Chili Cookoff! :)

    My brownie recipe got linked up twice by mistake...it didn't show up the first time, so I tried it again, and then it showed up twice...sorry for the duplication!

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  7. Good morning, Miz Helen! I've brought a plate of chicken to share! Thank you for hosting!

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  8. Howdy Miz Helen! Bringing my favorite coleslaw recipe by to party with! Thanks for hosting. :)

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  9. Thanks for hosting! I'm brought a spicy sausage pizza topping!

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  10. Thanks for hosting, Miz Helen! I can't wait to join the Chili Cook-off!!

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  11. Thanks for featuring my Fruity Chicken & Rice Salad this week!

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  12. I shared a fun how to make pickles video.

    Thanks for hosting!

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  13. Thanks so much for the opportunity to link up! I just recently found your site and love all these recipes!

    I am a fairly new gluten free blogger, and right now I am hosting a "Gluten Free on a Budget" Recipe Roundup here: http://www.glutenfreelyfrugal.com/recipe-roundup-for-september-2011/

    Would you have any gluten free AND frugal recipes you would be willing to submit? (I hope it's okay to ask!)

    Thanks again so much! -Janelle

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  14. Another round of great places to visit. Thanks

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  15. The Breakfast Casserole sounds great! I added the Chili Cook-Off to my sidebar:@)

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  16. Hi Miz Helen! I don't have a recipe today, but love looking through the menu for more great ideas. Thanks for hosting each week.
    -Lynn

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  17. Hi and thanks for hosting! I linked up Pink Princess #15- Pixie Princess. I can't wait to see all the chili recipes!

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  18. Oooh my husband will use any excuse to make a big pot of chili! Good thing it's delicious... ;)

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  19. Thanks for hosting. Have a great day:)

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  20. Dear Helen thanks for featuring my Clafoutis aux courgettes, I link now my Banana brown sugar Ice Cream, thanks for hosting! gloria

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  21. I love the idea of a chili cook-off! What fun! Thanks for hosting :)

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  22. I've never entered a Chili Cook Off ~ guess it's time! :-)

    Thanks so much for hosting again this week.
    xo
    Pat

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  23. Hi Miz Helen, Thank yo for hosting a great party. I'm sharing this super easy homemade protein ball recipe that is perfect for a post workout recovery snack. It's also very flexible with the ingredients, so changes can easily be made.

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  24. I've missed a few weeks...nice to be back!

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  25. What a great turn out today. So many wonderful reciopes to try! Come on over and visit. We have a terrific recipe we linked up.

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  26. Thank you for hosting! Have a lovely week!

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  27. Thanks so much! My first time linking up here :)

    -Carrie

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  28. Thank you so much for featuring my smoked ribs and bbq rub! This week I linked up Baked Loaded Jalepeno Poppers, M&M Cookies and Cherry Limeade Cupcakes.

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  29. chili cook off! how fun!!! I need to get cracking on an entry! It is def chili weather here in the midwest this week! Take care Miz Helen!

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  30. Hi Miz Helen, I've been MIA for a while. It started with Irene leaving us without power and it just snowballed into lots of other things that kept me out of the kitchen. I've shared a corn fritter recipe this week.

    Thanks so much for hosting and the chili cook-off sounds like fun.

    Have a great weekend,
    Joanne

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  31. Hi again, Miz Helen, thanks for inviting me to link today's post! I am also posting the Chili Cook-off on my sidebar. xo,

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  32. Hi Miz Helen, so glad you liked my Irene cookies and featured them this week. My first ever Red Plate, how exciting! Thank you :-).

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  33. Hi Miz Helen! I'm sharing my Crock Pot Jambalaya, this week. Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend!

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  34. Thanks you for filling your plate with my mini cheesecake bites! I hope you enjoyed them!
    ~JamieS

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  35. Hi Miz Helen-So nice to be sharing with your full plate this week. What a feast you have going on. Love, each and every one of the dishes, and desserts. As for the Texas chili cook-off. Well, that leaves me out...LOL there's no match for a real Texas chili, and I can't say mine is anywhere the "best of the best."
    Take care, have a nice weekend!
    Hugs,

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  36. Hi Miz Helen,I missed your party for 3 consecutive Thursdays..Its nice to be back here.Thanks for hosting and sharing!

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  37. Hello Miz Helen. This is my first time stopping by. I'm #148. I love these linky parties. Thanks for hosting.

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  38. Hi Miz Helen. With so many good recipes to choose from, I'm flattered you chose one of mine. Thank you

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  39. Hi, Miz Helen. I imagine Texas must have one of the BEST chili cook-off competitions in the world! Hope you get to sample some of that great chili. Today, I shared my recipe for traditional Pennsylvania Dutch wet bottom shoo-fly pie. Enjoy!

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  41. Thanks Miz Helen! Can't wait for your chili cookoff!!

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  42. Thanks for hosting, Miz Helen! I've been thinking about your chili cookoff and might have to submit something...unique!

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Miz Helen