Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Summer Glimpses From the Farmhouse....

The Humid North Carolina Summer days are moving along quickly and will soon be a memory to recall when a cold Winter wind is nipping at our heels. Its time to savor those warm days while we can.

A sunflower



Country baskets of vegetables nestled in blue checked farmhouse napkins.


Picklers of all sizes and shapes.


Out the kitchen window I can see very tall corn, loaded with ears.  May be genetically modified?

Stained Glass Art courtesy of Mama.
Juicy, ripe, sliced tomatoes


A week night supper of corn on the cob, marinated cucumbers and grape tomatoes, nacho meat with tortilla chips and lemonade.    The nacho meat is browned and drained hamburger, a can of Rotel tomatoes, cheese sprinkled on top, and heated in the oven until hot and the cheese is melted.


Puffy, white summer clouds over the farmhouse.


I dug out the bread machine last Sunday and made raisin bread. I had all the ingredients on hand..  The yeast was out of date, but had been stored in the refrigerator and seemed to work just fine.  Slices of this are really yummy when they are toasted and then slathered with butter or grape jelly.



I hope you have enjoyed this little tour across the summer of 2013 at the farmhouse!

6 comments:

Meggie said...

I did enjoy reading your post this morning...all very lovely photos that speak so much of summer and say "country".

Little Penpen said...

Love the blue and white checked napkins!! And yes, probably genetically modified corn... LOL. I enjoyed your pictures of the farm house scenery.

Mary Ann said...

Very summery pictures! It's easy for me to get bogged down in this humid weather and think it will never end! But it will--quickly!

Terri said...

Sounds like a wonderful summer! :-) I like the idea of the nacho meat. I may try that soon. Easy-peasy!

I keep my yeast in the fridge, Debbie and it has lasted for months that way.

Freda Fields Alley said...

....I want to move in with you! *lol* Esp when you're making raisin bread...

:D


Denise said...

So true about how quickly summer will be just a memory. Thanks for the summer photos.......

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