Full Plate Thursday 9-27-12

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

 We are doing some end of summer canning this week as the production of our Spring and Summer garden is just about over. We have been pulling the non producing garden and getting the soil ready for the winter.  Some of the things we have canned this week are End Of Season Soup and Grandmothers Chow Chow.  The weather is perfect so we can have the doors and windows open to enjoy the fresh air while we can.  I am so excited to see you today and can hardly wait to see what you have to share with us.   Thank you so much for coming today and hope you can come back soon!

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Oct. 1, 2012 to Oct.28, 2012 
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This Is How I Filled My Plate Last Week
Spinach and Cheese Omelette  at High Heeled Life In the Country
Morning Snack
White Chocolate Rose Petal Scones  at Sumptuous Spoonfuls
Spicy Basil Chicken   at My Carolina Kitchen
Gluten Free High Protein Bread   at Skinny GF Chef The Gluten Free Bakery
Lavender and Lemon Loaf  at My Cozy Corner
Afternoon Snack
12 Scrumptious Meatloaf Recipes  at This Southern Mom Cooks
Iowa Cornbread  at Sweet Nothings
Fall Cake Eat Dessert First   at Loblolly Lane
A Special Luncheon
Blogging Buddies Lunch at The Tearoom  at Kitty's Kozy Kitchen

If  You Were Featured Today Please  Take This 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!
Thank You So Much For Coming Today and Come Back Soon!

Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. Thanks so much for hosting! Nici (Posed Perfection) told me about your party and I'm so happy to join. XO, Aimee

  2. Thanks for hosting - happy to be back

  3. Thanks so much for hosting! Thanks so much for your sweet comments this week! Hope you have a great week!

  4. Thank you for hosting and for the feature! You just made my day!

  5. Hi Miz Helen! Thank you so much for the party! Today I've linked up my Easy Cream Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy.

    I hope you have a great weekend!

    Melissa @ The Alchemist

  6. Hi Miz Helen, thanks for featuring our special lunch together!! I've been busy cooking for our son that had back surgery and is recuperating here with us. Thanks for hosting and always commenting on each and every dish. Have a wonderful week. XO

  7. Thanks for hosting! I linked up my Pumpkin Cupcakes!

  8. Linked up a little breakfast snack this week. Hope you are having a great one and thanks so much for hosting!

  9. Thanks for hosting this party.Hope you are keeping good.Have a great week!!

  10. Gonna check out the meatloaf recipes! Happy Thursday:@)

  11. Miz Helen, Again thanks for hosting, love linking up each week! These links are making my mouth water!

  12. Happy Thursday. Great recipes today. We linked up an easy black bean recipe.

  13. There are so many delicious looking links already! This week I have shared my Easy Apricot and Onion Chicken. Thank you so much for hosting, Miz Helen!

  14. Enjoy your canning this weekend Miz Helen and thanks so much for hosting. I shared Indian spiced lentil and lamb stew.

  15. Thanks so much for hosting, have a great day!

  16. This is the first year we haven't made any berry jam, just didn't seem to have any leftover for canning. Glad you got to put a few things away. Thanks for the party.

  17. YIP-PEE!!!...great,awesome feature bloggers...I am tickled to be featured at LoblollyLane...thank you so much...it is wonderful to be acknowledged and appreciated,I know my little blog isn't much,but it sure is fun partying with yall!...Miz Helen I can relate to end of summer canning/freezing...as soon as we pull peanuts and boil for freezer,we are done also,except maybe we might try and freeze some greens,we just sowed our greens patch(mustard,turnips & rutabaga).

    Again thank you so much for featuring my little jack-o-lantern cakes!!!...going to put the button on my sidebar!

  18. Hi Miz Helen - End of summer cooking is fun, and so is the hint of what's ahead...autumn! Today I've brought a 15 minute meal for busy times and hungry people -- Tuna Salad with Avocado, Tomato and Mixed Greens. Have a good week!

  19. Thanks for hosting Miz Helen! Have a great day!!

  20. First time visiting your blog hop Helen. Love the background story! I've shared our family's favorite ham and lentil soup -- spiced with cloves, cumin, coriander and healthy garlic.

  21. Great party, Miz Helen! I hope you are having a great week!

  22. I'm thrilled to be featured and so glad that you liked my Spicy Basil chicken. Thanks for having this great party each week.

  23. Miz Helen, I appreciate your party each week and so glad to join in! I shared Homemade Jello which uses fresh fruit juice with no added sugar and Roasting Butternut Squash which is one veggie our garden really produces!

  24. Hi Miz Helen, thanks for hosting. Have a great day:)

  25. Hi Miz Helen! The nights are getting pretty cool here in Iowa... bbbbrrr... I shared a quick and easy recipe to make your own brats for the grill. Thank you for hosting!

  26. Thanks so much for hosting and have a great weekend!

  27. Hi Helen, thanks so much for hosting. I feel the chill of fall in the air and felt inspired to share a great soup stock recipe for all those great fall vegetables. Love checking out all the links! Finn says Woof!

  28. Thanks for letting me linky with you :) I havent found where/how to grab your button yet... but I will keep after it.

  29. Good Evening Miz Helen!

    This week I've brought along my recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup!

    Thank you for hosting!


  30. I brought some delicious Chicken Parm Meatballs and Spaghetti!
    Thanks for hosting, have a great weekend.

  31. Thanks for hosting Miz Helen. So many yummy features on your plate this week. Thanks for sharing them!

    I'm sharing Cumin Spiced Squash with White Beans & Scallions, and part 1 in our new Sushi Series: How To Make Homemade Pickled Ginger.

    Have a great day!

  32. Thanks so much for hosting this delicious party. Everything looks terrific.

    Have a great weekend,

  33. Thank you for hosting this fabulous gathering of deliciousness!!! and so glad you liked the Cheese & spinach omellette it one of our favs. Thanks for featuring it. xo HHL

  34. Wow, so many entries to visit and recipes to check out! Thank you so much for hosting and having me, a little late, but I'm so happy to join the party...although, it might be my first time. Enjoy the weekend. I am your follower, I hope you want to follow me too.

  35. Thanks for hosting Miz Helen! Have a terrific weekend!

  36. Thank you for hosting Miz Helen, and have a wonderful week-end!

    Mireya @myhealthyeatinghabits

  37. THANK YOU for featuring Iowa Cornbread. It was good...different...but good. :)

    I am amazed how much your linky party has grown. So many loving coming here ea Thursday. You make us feel right at home. :))

    OK, then...I am takin' my RED PLATE home with me, PROUDLY.

  38. Miz Helen, I would not want to stay away from your amazing linky party, especially seeing how many talented food bloggers linked up. Thank you for hosting, and featuring all the amazing foods you put on Full Plate Thursday...indeed it's a very FULL PLATE, would like to grab a few goodies to myself:) xo


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