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Showing posts from March 24, 2009

Attention Chocolate Lovers!

Death by Chocolate

2 ( 4 oz) boxes of instant chocolate pudding
3 cup of milk
Butterfingers (crushed)
8 oz Cool Whip

Bake a regular box of brownies, then crumble in the bottom of dish. Make pudding with 3 cups of milk, place this on top of the brownies. Crush Butterfingers. Place on top of pudding and then top with Cool Whip. Let Cool.

Recipe of the Day (Lets think Frugal and simple)

One Dish Chicken Bake

1 (10 1/2 oz) can Campbells cream of mushroom soup
1 cup of water 3/4 cup uncooked rice
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp pepper
4 skinless chicken breast

In a 2 quart shallow dish mix soup, water, rice, paprika, and pepper. Place chicken on rice mixture. Sprinkle with additional paprika and pepper. Cover and bake 375 for 45 minutes or until done. This will serve 4 people.

All green worms get away from the Tomato plants!

The weather at the present moment is beautiful in Alabama. If you have ever lived in Alabama you would know what I am talking about.

Already this March we have had snow, a beautiful spring weekend, rain and finally warm weather again, although we could still have a frost.

So planting time here according to my Hubby and my Dad is after April 15th.

It doesn't matter how many times I drool over bedding plants I know I really can't buy them just yet.

But in the mean time, it wouldn't hurt to share some old fashioned gardening tips my Dad used to share with his neighbors, while he patiently waited for that magical day in April to arrive, so he could once again get his hands dirty.

My Dad, always grew prize winning tomatoes. Everyone always talked about how big and juicy his tomatoes were. When he was asked what he used to grow such wonderful tomatoes, he would simply smile.

My Dad didn't really have any gardening secrets. He would first plow his dirt up with a old fashioned woode…