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16 Favorite Peach Recipes

I always look forward to peach season and all the wonderful peach recipes to use with fresh peaches. I grew up going to the peach orchard with my Grandmother and standing in a chair next to her in the kitchen while she created the most delicious peach recipes. Some of those same recipes are still some of our favorites today and we are including them in our collection of peach recipes today.


Easy French Toast Recipe

We just love French Toast here at the cottage, but we don't always have a lot of prep time to make it. I really like this recipe because it has a custard base that is very rich and delicious. You and your family will be sitting down to enjoy this French Toast in a short time. We always try to garnish with fruit in season to give it a very special topping. For a quick breakfast or a weekend brunch this is a great recipe to try for French Toast.


Whats For Dinner Next Week, 8-9-20

Making meal plans this week with a little more spice because we don't have to be so careful about my husbands diet, he is Covid free at last!!We are still celebrating here at the cottage he finally got a negative Covid 19 test and will be returning to work next week. We are so grateful that he never did have to go to the hospital and although it took him 4 weeks to heal, he finally did. We want to thank all of you for your positive thoughts and prayers these last 4 weeks, we really appreciate all of you!


Full Plate Thursday,496

It sure is good to see you today, we are all out under the fans staying cool in the August heat. We have some great features from last weeks party today that I hope you will take the time to visit, these are great bloggers that you will want to get to know. We have moved right into August mode here at the cottage which is to seek cool spaces and sip iced sweet tea or maybe a lemonade so come on back and join us. I can't wait to see what you will be bringing to the party today, we always look forward to see you at the party!


Old Fashioned Peach Crisp

When I was a young girl I remember going to the orchard with my Grandmother to gather fresh peaches. I still remember the wonderful fresh smell of the peaches  as we would gather them into the basket. Then back in my Grandmothers kitchen she would make the most delicious peach crisp, oh my goodness the smell of that crisp. Then that first bite of crisp just out of the oven, my Granmother would pour a little fresh cream from the morning's milking onto the crisp. Thinking back on it now, it was a little piece of heaven. This is the recipe that has been passed down to me through the years and although it didn't come out of my Grandmothers wood burning stove, it is still a delicious recipe!


Lemon Chicken & Veggie Kabobs

Lemon Chicken & Veggie Kabobs is a very special grilling recipe that we really enjoy preparing at the cottage. It is almost the entire meal right here on these skewers. We have a great marinate for the chicken and one for the veggies that makes this combination such a special flavor. One fun thing about preparing a ka bob is that whatever you have on hand will work, because it will taste amazing! This is a great recipe that we sure hope you enjoy!


Whats For Dinner Next Week, 8-2-20

It's August and time to look for a cool spot to get out of the heat, just sit in the shade and sip some sweet tea. We still have some garden vegetables that will harvest, but the harvest is slowing down as the heat will just be to much for the vegetables. I always think of my Grandmother when planning meals this time of the year. She would have great fresh vegetables on the table for every meal. We are still working hard to preserve as much of our harvest as is possible, and those vegetables taste really good when the snow is on the ground in the winter.
Pork and Peach Kabobs
El Rancho Corn Salad
Zucchini & Caramelized Onion Galette


Coca-Cola Sheet Cake With Coca-Cola Frosting
Garden Chili
Left Over Coca Cola Cake With Coca Cola Frosting
Tex-Mex Tuesday Slow Cooker Mexican Pot Roast Tacos

Garden To Table Canned Salsa


Full Plate Thursday, 495

Welcome to Full Plate Thursday and our Top Ten Features Week! I am so excited to see you today and can't believe that we have come to the last week in July already. After 18 days of quarantine I have finally escaped the confines of my home. My husband is doing well and beginning to gain more strength and I am so grateful that I never did get the virus, never had a temperature, never had not one single symptom. God has been so good to protect me and many thanks to all of you for the many positive thoughts and prayers, I shall be forever grateful! Now to try and get caught up on my blog and other pressing issues that one gets behind on when sickness comes into our home. I hope ya'll will forgive me I have tried to visit most of you but can't seem to find the time to visit as many as I would like. I couldn't even find time to make an extra post this week, but this is a very important post for all of us! I can't wait to see what you will be bringing to the party today …


Poached Eggs

My husband was recently confined with Covid 19 Virus, and he was very sick. One of the breakfast that he wanted the most was poached eggs, this was his favorite breakfast, he said it always made him feel better. This is what his plate looked like every morning. Canadian Bacon poached eggs, a little pad of butter on yes, that is what you see, his requested "white bread", with a large cup of Orange Juice. When someone is as sick as he was you just give them whatever they will eat. Commonly served on English Muffins, I just happened not to have those while in quarentine, but we sure had plenty of his favorite "white bread". We have stopped a long time ago on selling him on the benifits of whole wheat bread.


Whats For Dinner Next Week,7-26-20

I am back on the screen porch today, enjoying  a beautiful summer day. My husband is doing well with his recovery from Covid 19 and I am looking at a summertime meal plan, it is good to get back to whatever we consider normal these days. Our garden has flourished this year and we still have some amazing vegetables to enjoy. I am looking forward to using some of them in this weeks meal plan.


Full Plate Thursday,494

Hello, we are so happy to see you here at Full Plate Thursday!  This is a very special party today, it's my birthday, and we are celebrating  Miz Helen's Country Cottage 10th Year Anniversary this week! 
It is very hot outside so we are looking for a cool spot on the screen porch and under the trees. Just to sit in the cool and sip some ice cold lemonade or sweet tea. Just come on back to the garden area and find a cool spot. We have some great features from last weeks party that I am happy to share with you today and hope you will really enjoy! I am excited to see what you will be sharing with us at todays party, I always look forward to your visits.


10 Year Anniversary, The Journey Continues!

It was 10 years ago this week when I sat at the computer and pushed the publish button to put out that very first post on Miz Helen's Country Cottage.


Three Bean Pasta Salad

Our Three Bean Pasta Salad will be the perfect side for any meal or will stand alone for a great lucheon dish. The recipe has some great fresh garden vegetables along with some handy canned products that allow you to have this dish on the table in a very short time. I just love the flavor combination for this salad and the dressing is a real star of the recipe. This is a great go to salad that works for us everytime.


Whats For Dinner Next Week,7-19-20

Meal plans right now are a little different for us at the cottage since my husband is recovering from Covid 19. I had asked him if he would like to pick out some of the meal plans that I would be making for him next week, so this is what he did. I think it helped him to get his mind off of his recovery for just a bit. Some of the time he has had no taste, I think it is just what looks good to him. So together we have put together some meal plans that look to be very tasty and of course some comfort food recipes.