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Posted on 09/04/2001 3:49:09 PM PDT by Utah Girl
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Btw, I'd love your recipe for peach cobbler.
At one time I had three peach trees in my yard - the one tree gave peaches so big you had to use both hands to eat them. Two would make a pie!
I also had a mature apricot tree which gave neither blooms nor fruit for about three years. My neighbor at the time came over and walked around it several times in one direction, and several times in the other direction. She leaned up against the tree, looked at me and said: "It needs iron." She retrieved some nails from her garage and buried them around the base of the trunk. The next year I had apricots like you wouldn't believe! It doesn't seem like summer unless I can have peaches with my cereal in the morning. :)
In the South people grow a lot more yellow squash than zuchini (sp?) ..... but it has the same habits. If you have more than one or two plants, you're going to have people running from you screaming because they figure you're trying to pawn more squash off on them ..... LOL!
1/2 c Sugar
4 tsp Cornstarch
1/2 c Water or juice from peaches
4 c fresh peaches or canned peaches
Combine in saucepan sugar and cornstarch. Add water and blend well. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until it thickens. Add lemon juice and peaches. Turn into baking dish and add topping, below.
1 c Flour
1/2 c Sugar
1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 c Milk
1/4 c Butter or margarine, softened
2 tb Sugar
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Sift first 4 ingredients into mixing bowl. Add milk and butter and beat until smooth. Spoon or pour over filling in baking dish. Sprinkle with mixture of sugar and nutmeg. Bake 40 to 45 minutes. Can serve with whipped cream, ice cream or just plain. Note: My sister-in-law pours heavy cream over the cobbler serving, she grew up on a dairy farm and loves that cream.
When we lived in eastern NC, we used to have a garden and I did a lot of canning and freezing. But when we moved here, our lives changed drastically and we don't have the time for the gardening ...... and I don't even have room for a freezer in this house ..... :-(
I sure miss having all the fresh veggies and love hearing y'all talk about it. There's no better eating than veggies picked out of your garden and prepared fresh the same day!
Thanks for the recipe!
Thanks for the recipe! It will be served with dinner one day this week-end. Of course, the main course will be Zucchini Something or Other, LOL! Grandpashy spent quite a few years in the south, and one of his favorite meals is fried yellow crook-necks and sliced tomatoes.
Going to venture out to see what's happening on some of the other threads.
Twenty Things Worth Noting
1. The best way to get even is to forget...
2. Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death...
3. God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts...
4. Some folks wear their halos much too tight...
5. Some marriages are made in heaven, but they ALL have to be maintained on earth...
6. Unless you can create the WHOLE universe in 5 days, Then perhaps giving "advice" to God, isn't a good idea!
7. Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, and faith looks up...
8. Standing in the middle of the road is dangerous. You will get knocked down by the traffic from both ways.
9. Words are windows to the heart.
10. A skeptic is a person who when he sees the handwriting on the wall, claims it's a forgery.
11. It isn't difficult to make a mountain out of a molehill, just add a little dirt.
12. A successful marriage isn't finding the right person --it's being the right person.
13. The mighty oak tree was once a little nut that held its ground.
14. Too many people offer God prayers, with claw marks all over them.
15. The tongue must be heavy indeed, because so few people can hold it.
16. To forgive is to set the prisoner free, and then discover the prisoner was you.
17. You have to wonder about humans, they think God is dead and Elvis is alive!
18. It's all right to sit on your pity pot every now and again. Just be sure to flush when you are done.
19. You'll notice that a turtle only makes progress when it sticks out its neck...
20. If the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, you can bet the water bill is higher.
Thanks for this list! Good night to the two late birds. Good morning to the two early birds. See you all in a few - okay - quite a few - hours!