Sunday, August 21, 2011

beach food....

my favorite granola, fresh figs, and very red cherries.....

oh...and the sound of the ocean in the background....

" beautiful heaven must be..."
Southern Sunday Morning

Vanilla Granola


  • 4 c thick cut oats
  • 1 c shredded coconut
  • 1 c nuts
  • 4 T ground flax
  • 1/2 c light brown sugar
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 4 fl oz honey
  • 2 1/4 fl oz coconut oil
  • 4 t vanilla
  • 1/2 c dried cranberries

  1. Mix together first seven ingredients.
  2. In separate bowl, mix honey and oil; heat slightly in microwave then and vanilla
  3. Add wet to dry ingredients and mix well
  4. Bake on parchment lined baking sheet at 300 degrees F for 25 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. Add dried fruit
  7. Cool well; this will clump if you do not stir after removing from oven
  8. Store in freezer

    Sunday, August 14, 2011

    lard biscuits and summer jams

    Mom made her biscuits thin and crispy brown, yet soft and fluffy on the inside.  Mine are not like hers, but they are close.

    recipe coming soon