I love seeing the bars of sunbeams filtering through the trees. I take too many pictures of these but I cannot help myself when I see them. That is my header picture I am referring to.
I have spent as lot of time talking about food as I grew up recently. I blog about those times every once in a while. Something will set me off. Perhaps wishing I had some of that beef I wrote of last. Or making that meatloaf a few weeks ago. It was half polished off by my oldest son that very evening, and the rest of the meatloaf went home with him when he left for his place again.
I'm fixing to make my pineapple muffins here in a few weeks. They are a little bit lengthy to make..like 15 or so minutes to get them together...then additional time to bake of course as no mix is involved. But oh my gosh, do they taste good or what. Once in a while I made them and took them to work, and I'd make quadruple batches. They would be gone within minutes and if word spread, people from other departments came to get one. I made a cobbler with sour cherries (sweetened of course) that just about made me Empress for the Day. I would do these things on off days when I could get one, and stack them up to haul in when I reported.
My mother back when I was very little, 4 thru 5 years olds, made chocolate eclairs to die for. The eclairs were flaky and buttery...the custard inside was home made and the chocolate on top...oh, help! We each got one apiece She and Dad..my two brothers and then me of course. I never got anything like that again after that age. She made cream puffs just as amazing too. I have looked at old cookbooks to see how those both were made. Whoa! Then, there were no short cuts, no convenience things to use...or ready made whatever to use. You made it yourself and that is why they were so good. And nothing but good ingredients with no chemicals and preservatives.
OK. I'll quit. 😱