Full Plate Thursday 9-13-12

It's Full Plate Thursday Where All The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather

 I am so happy to see you today, we had a cool front that came through and we have all the doors and windows open in the house, letting all the fresh cool air in. I have been really enjoying being outdoors so come on out to the Up Stairs Patio with me today and we will enjoy our meal in the great out doors. I can't wait to see what you are sharing with us today. Thank you so much for coming to the party and come back real soon!
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This Is How I Filled My Plate Last Week
Herbed Potato Frittata at Grandma Loy's Kitchen
Morning Snack
Rustic Zucchini Quinoa Bread  at Keeping Up With The Times
Curried Chicken Salad  at The Kitchen Is My Playground
Easy Apple Turnovers  at Poppi Linn
Afternoon Snack
Lemon Cream Cupcakes  at Sarah's Kitchen
Tex Mex Chicken Soup   at Dixie Chick Cooks
Oven Baked Fajitas  at Scattered Thoughts of A Craft Mom
Rice with Yogurt   at Dimes2Vines
A Delicious Chocolate Cake and A Gift  at Around The Table With Tami 

If YOU Were Featured Today Please Take The Red Plate Home
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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!
Thank You So Much For Coming Today and Come Back Soon!

Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. Thanks for hosting, Miz Helen! Hope you have a great week!

  2. Thanks for the party, Miz Helen. I hope you have a great rest of the week.

  3. Miz Helen, I have shared Double Delight Chocolate Chip Cookies and Spelt Bread with Chia Seeds. Thank you for hosting!

  4. Hey Miz Helen, thanks for hosting! I've shared three recipe with you this week.

  5. Thank you for the party, Miz Helen! I brought shrimp & grits.

  6. Hi Miz Helen, thank you for including my fajitas on your full plate!

  7. Hi Miz Helen! Thanks so much for your awesome party!

    Today I've linked up my Beefy Mac and Cheese, as well as my Berry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake.

    I hope you have a great weekend!

    Melissa @ The Alchemist

  8. Thank you for hosting every week, Miz Helen! Have a great day,

  9. Good morning Miz Helen, Today I brought some pumpkin muffins made with fresh pumpkin and fresh milled whole wheat. Thanks so much for hoating another delicious party!

  10. I'm headed back up to check out the herbed frittata, haven't made one in a long time! Hope things are cooling off a bit for you:@)

  11. Thank you for hosting - not hoisting - LOL!! Had to delete the first comment! Have a great day!!

  12. Thanks so much for hosting. We're sleeping with the windows open too and what a treat. I've linked Tilapia with tomato basil saute that can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

    Have a great weekend.

  13. I've been enjoying the cooler less humid weather myself. The end of summer is my favorite time of summer. Looks like some excellent recipes being posted. Thanks for hosting.

  14. Hi Miz Helen! Thanks for hosting. Could you please change the name of #70 to Kansas City Chops? Oops on my part :) Thanks! ~EMM

  15. Hi Miz Helen, I'm so glad that cool front came your way! It's a little cooler up here in Ohio, lately, too, so I guess we'll be raking leaves soon. For the table today I've brought a quick and frugal dish of Creamed Tuna -- I've been known to have it on the table for dinner in 15 minutes or less, and my family loves it. (This version is also GF, but they don't notice that.) It's good for a hot meal on those busy evenings when there's not much time to cook.

  16. Good Morning Miz Helen...
    Thank you for hosting this awesome blog hop. The brisk Fall weather is upon us and there's nothing like warming up with a nourishing bowl of homemade soup. This week I'm offering a recipe for Split Pea, Lentil & Barley Soup. It's hearty and will stick to your ribs on those cool Autumn or cold Winter days. It's also vegan friendly as it contains no meat, meat stock or meat broth.
    Hope you all enjoy!!

  17. Thank you for hosting again this week! Have a good day :)

  18. Hi Miz Helen,
    Thank you for adding my Apple Turnovers to Full Plate Thursday! Everything looks delicious.

  19. Thank you for hosting MizHelen,
    Always great recipes, I already saw a cake that need to be in my oven.


  20. Thanks for hosting, Miss Helene. Have a great weekend!!

  21. Thank you so much for hosting, Miz Helen! This week I have shared a delicious pumpkin cake. Have a lovely weekend!

  22. Thank you for filling your plate and featuring my Rice with Yogurt!
    Today I shared Tuna & Pea Salad, Garlicky Green Beans and Foods to Improve Your Memory (who doesn't need that!)
    Have a great week!

  23. Hi Miz Helen, thanks for hosting, I'm sharing Wheat Germ Crackers. Have a great day :D

  24. Thanks for hosting every week Miz Helen!! I shared a Skinny Crock Pot Taco Stew and my recipe for easy Soft Pretzels! I hope you are having a marvelous day!! HUGS!!

    ~Jen @ Yummy-Healthy-Easy

  25. so blessed by your feature of my cake mix and gifting idea. it's always fun to visit this party...so many great recipe ideas! Thanks for hosting a great party :-)

    Sharing my favorite recipe for slaw and cranberry pasta this week.

    ~ Tami @Around the Table with Tami

  26. Hi Miz Helen,
    I've brought a plate of delicious cornbread to share! Thank you for hosting! Have a lovely day!

  27. Wow, Miz Helen. Thank you so much for featuring the Herbed Potato Frittata recipe I shared last week. There are always so many good recipes here. I am so honored that you chose mine. This week I bring Peanut Butter Brittle Cookies. Thank you for hosting an always great party. Have a wonderful week.

  28. Hi Miz Helen! I'm back from my lovely holidays in Canada and I've shared my Black Bean Salad at your party!

    Thank you for hosting!

  29. Hi Miz Helen! I haven't been around your party for sometime ( busy summer) but I'm back to blogging and sharing my Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken with your party! Thanks for hosting!

  30. Hi Miz Helen! So many luscious selections on the list this week! I've shared a simple Melon Sweetened with Lime Juice since melon was on special at the market last week. Hope it's cooling off for you in Texas. Finn says Woof!

  31. Thanks again for another fun and delicious party!

  32. Thanks for hosting such a delicious party! So many fantastic recipes all in one place :) Enjoy your weekend.

  33. Thank you for hosting, Miz Helen! Have a great weekend!

  34. Thank you so much for hosting the hop once again. Already your follower and added your hop here: Thursday Blog Hops

    Have a great day!

    The Quiet Mom blogging:
    Recipe: Garlic-Parsley Fried Brown Rice
    Crafting: Skip-Counting Project: Count by Five

  35. Thanks for hosting! I linked up my post on ginger tea and lemonade, both made with either stevia or raw honey, for stage 1 GAPs:


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