Full Plate Thursday 8-29-13

Full Plate Thursday Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather

I am so glad to see you today, it is a really busy time getting the children back in school, wrapping up the summer and getting into the fall flow of life.  Nature begins to change the plants and the animals begin to take on a different pattern, and seems like we are the last to change as I always want to just hang on to a little bit more of the summer. But here we are going into the last week of August, so lets lift our Iced Tea glasses to a great summer!  I can't wait to see what wonderful recipe you have brought to share with us today, so lets get it on the table it's time to eat!

This Is How I Filled My Plate Last Week
BLT Cornmeal Pancakes  at My Carolina Kitchen
Morning Snack
Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies  at Red Cottage Chronicles
Fresh Corn Chowder  at Cooking On The Front Burner
Peanut Butter Snickers Cheesecake Brownie Pie  at Making Memories With Your Kids 
Afternoon Snack
Birthday Party
Meat Cake Gluten and Sugar Free   at A Life Unporcessed
Boston Cream Crepe Cake  at Will Cook For Smiles 
Lego Birthday Cake   at Growing In Grace
Fried Green Tomatoes  at Mostly Food and Crafts
Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables  at Dancing Carrots
Strawberry Cream Pie  at Disorganized Musings
Preserving Food
Canned Plumcot Barbecue Sauce  at Heavenly Savings
Strawberry Rhubarb Freezer Jam  at Farmers Wife Rambles
Small Batch Pineapple Jam  at Happier Than A Pig In Mud
321 Berry Fig Preserves   at Pary Poppins
Freezer Pickles   at The Frugal Farm Wife

If You Were Featured Today Please Take The Red Plate Home
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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".
 When you link to Full Plate Thursday, you are giving me permission to use a photo or link from your Post in a feature post on this blog, on Pinterest, or Face Book and other social media. Every Week, I feature many of your Recipes on the next Full Plate Thursday, What's For Dinner Next Week, and I pin the entire party to a dedicated page and many of your individual recipes to Pinterest.
Please include a link back to Full Plate Thursday somewhere on your post.
Please 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.

 Thank You For Coming Today and Come Back Soon!

Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. Thanks for hosting! Have a great week!

  2. Miz Helen,
    Thanks for hosting the party. Hope you like my Peach Cobbler Muffins.

  3. I have brought over a Smoked Salmon Spread to share. Thank you for hosting!

  4. Thank you for the party, Miz Helen! Hope you're having a good week!

    Love, Joy

  5. Thanks much Miz Helen. Sharing more green chile stuff. Best wishes for tasty dishes!

  6. Awww, thank you for featuring me, Miz Helen!
    Thank you for the party!

  7. Thanks for the party! ***Clinking iced tea glasses**** Here's to a great week! :-)

  8. Thanks for this great party again this week Miz Helen!


  9. Thank you so much for hosting and letting me join in.

  10. Miz Helen,thanks so much for the party each week...
    Have a Great Day!

  11. Thank you so much Miz Helen for another party :)

  12. Thank you for hosting, Miz Helen !

  13. Thanks for the Pineapple Jam shout-out! Wishing a great Labor Day Weekend-enjoy:@)

  14. Thanks for the Pineapple Jam shout-out! Wishing a great Labor Day Weekend-enjoy:@)

  15. Thanks for including my BLT cornmeal pancakes among your features. Glad you liked it for breakfast.

    Thanks for hosting each week and I hope you have a very nice Labor Day weekend.

  16. Thanks for hosting Helen. We linked up a terrific Naan and hummus pizza today. Hope you like it!

  17. Thanks for including my Corn Chowder and thanks for hosting! Hope you have a great long weekend!

  18. Thank you so much for hosting this party and for adding my Lego Cake to your Birthday party, I appreciate it so much. Blessings to you. Have a great weekend. Jo-Ann

  19. Lifting our tea glasses with your Miz Helen :) thanks as always!

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    Not Your Average Super Moms!

  20. Hi Miz Helen, thanks for hosting :)

  21. Thank you so much for hosting! Hope you have a wonderful Labor Day weekend, Miz Helen!

  22. Wow...Thanks so much Miz Helen for featuring my recipe!!!
    I LOVE your link party each week. Thanks so much for hosting!
    Have a great holiday weekend.
    With my very best wishes,

  23. Thank you so much for hosting, Miz Helen! Have a fantastic weekend!

  24. Now that school is upon us and my priorities change for the school year, I must look through these links for some easy recipes. Thanks for hosting and enjoy the ending of the summer season.

  25. Thank you for hosting, Miz Helen! I love linking up here. :-)
    ~Stacy @ Stacy Makes Cents

  26. Thank you so much for featuring the strawberry cream pie. I just love linking up here. Thank you for hosting!

  27. Thanks for hosting, Miz Helen! Have a great labor day weekend!

  28. Thanks for hosting, Miz Helen! Have a wonderful holiday weekend. We are in the last few days of our vacation at the beach. Not looking forward to returning home, lol. :-)

  29. Looks like a great party this week Helen. Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend!

  30. Hi Miz Helen, thanks again for hosting. You're amazing the way you keep this going every week. We spent some time in Vancouver, BC, so I collected some favorite peach recipes to post since it's peach season. Love checking out the other posts. Thanks again. Woof to little Max!

  31. A little late posting, but I thought I'd share some pickles from Renfrew County in the Ottawa Valley. Now to check out some of those other delicious looking posts.

  32. Hi Miz Helen,

    Looking at so much good food on this site is making me hungry. Have a great week-end!

    Mireya @myhealthyeatinghabits

  33. Hi Miz Helen, I'm so glad that I was able to link up this late...on a Friday night. Thank you for hosting such a lovely and fun party for Full Plate Thursday! Hugs,

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


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