Happenings This Week
in Shirley's World
I was driving to the barn as usual and decided to stop at a farm that had a "Fresh Eggs" sign out. I thought I could get some good eggs and maybe learn a little more about raising chickens as an added plus! I got two dozen wonderful looking eggs and saw all the hens and one nasty looking big rooster looking over his "girls". Unfortunately the woman of the house wasn't home, just a teenage (untalkative) boy so I didn't get much information except that their chickens have a huge area, sort of fenced in but they can really go most anywhere. So I guess you'd call them free range. Maybe next time I'll get to talk to the lady of the coop!
Amish Friendship Bread
I suppose everyone has heard of it. I used to make it a lot after someone gave me a "starter". Gosh, I think that was way back when I was working as a nurse. Heavens!! Anyway, my daughter-in-law gave me a "starter" a few weeks ago and I made the traditional cinnamon bread and gave away the 3 starters to unsuspecting friends as required. Then I found out that there are many, many variations you can do with this bread.
Well, of course, I choose the chocolate-chocolate chip one and Oh Mama!!! It is WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!! I could sit and eat the whole loaf myself with ice cream or whipped cream or just plain!!
You've got to find someone to give you a starter and try it!!!!
I'll have more "starters" after Sunday. (Sorry, I can't mail them : )) See, you get to make 2 large loaves or 4 small loaves every 10 days because you always keep a "starter" for yourself! 'Cause there's no tellin' when you'll ever get another if you give them all away!
If you get one, here's the link to the page with all the variations you can make:
I'm linking this with "What's on the Menu" at Dining With Debbie" Please visit her site for some more delicious things.
See you tomorrow,