Full Plate Thursday 8-15-13

Full Plate Thursday Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather

We are outside dancing in the rain today, so excited to have rain and cool off the earth and give our little plants and veggies some water.  You can dance in the rain with us or come in and have some of this wonderful Mixed Berry Galette and some Key Lime Ice Cream and of course plenty of Lemonade and Iced Tea.   I can't wait to see what you have brought to share today so lets get it on the table, we have some real special  Back To School Treats Today!

This Is How I Filled My Plate Last Week
Southwestern Egg Casserole  at Joyful Homemaking
Back To School Breakfast
Morning Snack
Butterfly Cupcakes  at Five Brothers One Sister
Back To School Snack
K is For Kite School Snack Idea  at Crystal and Company
Pineapple Shrimp Salad   at Lori's Culinary Creations
Summer Harvest Veggie Cakes  at Jazzy Gourmet Cooking Studio
Summer Green Bean Salad  at Flavors By Four
Summer Peaches with Caramel Pound Cake  at Love Bakes Good Cakes 
Back To School Lunch
Idea's For School Lunches  at Growing Up Gabel
Afternoon Snack
OOlong Sweet Tea  at Whole Food Mom On A Budget
Pecan Pie Muffins  at Life Away From The Office Chair
Back To School Snack
Pineapple Banana Smoothie  at Picture Perfect Cooking
Crab Cakes with Orange Aioli  at Galley Kitchen
Summer Veggie Casserole  at A Pinch of Glitter
Spinach and Orzo Salad  at Healthy Idea's Place
Cheesecake  at Bakewell Junction
 For Max 
Homemade Dog Treats  at Two Little Cavaliers 

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 Background Story For Full Plate Thursday
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".

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 Thank You For Coming Today and Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. Helen, if you are looking for a recipe to use up your zucchini try a little Clafoutis Proven├žal. Very easy to make.

    Thanks for hosting and letting me join in.

  2. Thanks for the party and feature, Miz Helen :) Wish we had some of your rain here in Phoenix! Enjoy the rest of your week!

  3. Thank you for hosting your party, Miz Helen! Hope you have a nice week!

  4. Thanks for hosting another Full Plate Thurs. party, Miz Helen. I love your Gazpacho Salad, and your beautiful and flaky Mixed Berry Galette, as well! I also made a galette, with Peach! Have a wonderful weekend!

  5. Thank you for hosting, Miz Helen. Hope you are having a wonderful week dancing in the rain!

  6. Thanks for another fabulous party, Miz Helen!! Love those features today! Take care of yourself this week!

    ~Jen @ Yummy Healthy Easy

  7. Hi Miz Helen,
    So glad to hear you got some rain! I'd have sent you some of ours, if I could. For the table today I've brought some Potatoes with Olive Oil & Parsley in the Slow Cooker to share. Have a wonderful week and see you next Thursday!

  8. Thanks for throwing a great party, Miz Helen!

    Deon | ipinnedit.com

  9. Thanks for the delightful party. I've brought some of my garden freshness to the party this week. Have a good one!

  10. Thank you so much for featuring my Veggiecakes, Miz Helen! I just love the bountiful harvest of veggies right now; and yes, rainy days are so nice for them!

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

  12. Good morning Miz Helen,
    I'm sharing some florentines cookies today.
    Thank you for hosting!

  13. Hi Miz Helen~ Hope your having a great week! Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines

  14. Thanks for hosting, Miz Helen! I hope you're having a great week! I am sharing my daughter's Zebra Brownies this week. She surprised us with them the other day. :-)

  15. Thank you for hosting, Miz Helen !

  16. Thank you for the party Miz. Helen and I wish you a relaxing weekend

  17. The Summer Harvest Veggie Cakes sound good! Hope you're having a great week:@)

  18. Happy Thursday. I love all the recipes linked up today. We linked a tasty pizza!

  19. Thank you so much Miz Helen, we enjoyed our stop over!

    Who Needs A Cape?
    Not Your Average Super Moms!

  20. Thank you for hosting, Miz Helen! And thank you so much for always coming to leave a comment. :-)
    ~Stacy @ Stacy Makes Cents

  21. Hi Miz Helen, great party, thank for hosting!

  22. Glad to hear you got some rain... our weather has been beautiful though probably a bit too cool for August. THank you for the party and have a lovely weekend.

  23. Thanks for hosting Miz Helen. Have a great weekend!

  24. Thank you for the party, Miz Helen, and thank you, God, for the RAIN on Texas! :)

    Love, Joy

  25. Thanks so much for featuring our Summer Green Bean Salad! We are so glad you liked it as much as we did :)

  26. Thanks for hosting and for featuring Oolong Sweet Tea!

  27. So glad you've had rain. We've had enough to sent it to you by the truck loads. Thanks for hosting and hope you have a lovely weekend.

  28. Good Afternoon Helen, I am thrilled to be joining your party today, as it is lovely to meet like minded people who enjoy cooking. I am looking forward to finding new recipes.
    Best wishes

  29. Miz Helen,

    Thanks for featuring my Pineapple Shrimp Salad on your plate this week. You're awesome! Great party once again.

    Lori's Culinary Creations

  30. Thanks for hosting and spotlighting my pineapple banana smoothie recipe! I appreciate all of the hard work it takes to keep this party going. Have a great weekend!

  31. Hello Miz Helen,

    Thank you so much for hosting and sharing.I brought my dumplings.Have a great weekend

  32. Miz Helen,
    Thanks for hosting the party.

    1. Miz Helen,
      I didn't realize you featured my Cheesecake until I went through my e-mails. Thanks so much for the feature!
      Have a great weekend.

  33. thank you for hosting another great party...
    Have a Great weekend!

  34. Hi Miz Helen. Thanks so much for hosting this week. I've shared Soldier Bean and Vegetable Soup. See you next tiem!

  35. So sorry I missed this weeks party, these last few days have been swamped with doctor appointments. I'll be sure to catch next week's party!



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