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A Little Time Off

Thanks Giving greetings,

Sorry that I have been MIA this month but things have been Not so Good around my house.  My eldest (14 year old) Fur Baby “Ennis” took a turn for the worse, health wise.   He had a stroke about a 8 months ago and we found out that he has Cushing’s disease. These things have pretty much made him very weak and his muscles are just deteriorating.  We have to carry him in and out of the house and also to eat or drink water.  He did not even have the strength to shift positions when he was lying in his bed.  His eye sight was quickly failing, his hearing the same.   Just this past Sunday he began to not eat and his water intake was very minimal.  We knew that his time with us was limited. We had a decision to make no matter how hard it would be.

On Wednesday November 23, 2016 I said good bye to my best friend, soul mate, kindred spirit, Familiar.  My heart is shattered and my spirit burns less bright with him gone.

14 years ago this handsome boy chose me to be his human and my life has been better because of it.

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The day he found me

Each day is hard. I miss him so much but I know that he is happy and free running the fields with his 2 sisters.  No pain, no worries just happy and free.

Until we meet again,

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The day I let him go.

Wende

 

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Until Then,

Wende

Moved

I have moved! I am still with Word Press.

The latest post was Zucchini Dipping Sticks and they were delicious!

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Hope to see you all very soon.

Until Then,

Wende

A New Beginning!

It’s my birthday month!!!! WoooHooo.

The 19th is my actual birth date but you know how it is. . . Celebrate while you can.

 Anyway, I got some great gifts.  My best friend gave me a set of attachments for my KitchenAid stand mixer and a new paddle attachment! I am so happy and excited to put them to use.

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We plan on shredding some cheese for a new recipe tonight. So if all goes well, you will have a new recipe very soon!

My husband was very thoughtful this birthday.  He gave me my own Web Site!  How cool is that?

 This means that I will be moving  Creative Arts & Eatables to my new location and you are coming along with me.

All of you who have subscribed to my blog will continue to receive email notifications of new posts.

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I have made it very easy on the new site by adding a Follow me Now area in the side bar.

Nothing will change but the location (all my old  posts have transferred) so I hope everyone will SUBSCRIBE and keep enjoying my blog and posts.

Until Then,

Wende

So sorry that I have been MIA for a while.  I had a 3 1/2 day weekend for the Fourth Of July then last week I started feeling crappy and ended up with a Sinus infection.

I am feeling better now but still not 100%.
 So I want to get back to it and give you a great recipe for summer grilling season.  Grilled Corn on the Cob.

 This is so easy and ever so tasty.

OK so the ingredients are simple:

Corn

Salt

Water

Butter

A hot grill

So first you get your corn and peel back the green husks. Don’t pull them off, just peel them back exposing the sweat corn.

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Once you get them all peeled back you will remove the Silk from the corn.  Just pull it off.

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Once you have finished this you will pull the husks back up around the corn.

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Place the corn in a small container that has cool water in it. Make sure to salt the water Really Well! I mean it should be SALTY!

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Make sure that the corn is completely  submerged. ( I rotate the corn every once in a while.)

I usually let the corn sit in the brine for a few hours.

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When you are ready to cook, just get your grill going.  Put the corn on the grill and let it cook for about 35-45 minutes.

Make sure to rotate the corn every 15 minutes or so.  You can cook what ever meat you choose, at the same time if you like.  308832dd-75d5-4a42-80f2-b43ea7781b68

Take the corn off and test to see if it’s  softness.   Peel husks off, add a big pat of butter and dig in!

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YUMMMMM!

Although this is a small meal it is so yummy.  You should try the corn.  You wont be disappointed.

Until Then,

Wende

Fried Green Tomatoes!

Oh my goodness what a day.

We had a nice summer storm come through this afternoon and the electricity at work went out.

Then it took forever for the computers to come back on-line. Total chaos. But all the girls at the Desk hung in and we got all the Patients signed in and to the proper waiting areas.

I was so happy to get home today because I have put together a little recipe for Fried green tomatoes.

 I have looked online for a healthy alternative to flour batter and I took bits and pieces of a few different recipes and made my own.

So her ya go.

A  healthier twist on a Good Ole Southern Favorite.

(Banting) Fried Green Tomatoes

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1 egg

1 tsp heavy whipping cream

2 cups almond flour/meal

1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning ( you can use salt and pep)

1 cup coconut oil

2 green tomatoes

In a shallow bowl I put the egg and cream and beat with a fork

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In a separate bowl I put the flour and season and mixed it well

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Slice the tomatoes (terrible photo)

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Heat the oil in a medium frying pan ( don’t get the oil too hot as it will start to smoke)

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Dip the tomatoes in the egg wash then in the flour mixture, making sure that they are coated completely.

Place them in the pan and repeat with other tomatoes.

Cook on each side about 3 minutes, until golden brown, watching them to make sure that they are not burning.

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Take them out and place them on a plate that has a paper towel on it to help soak some of the grease.

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Let cool a little and serve with rémoulade sauce!

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Confession: I did not make my rémoulade sauce tonight! I got some pre made…

These were soooo delicious! I think that we could have gone with just cutting 1 tomatoes but hey, they did not last.

So I am off to grab a book and relax before bed. More deliciousness to come.

Until Then,

Wende