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Rustic blueberry-peach galette

There’s a lot to love about peaches. They have their unique, velvet-y skin,  soft, juicy flesh, and the fragrant aroma that gets even sweeter when the flesh is warmed by the sun to perfect ripeness.  Remember how it feels when you bite into a warm peach, and the juice dribbles down your chin as soon… Continue reading Rustic blueberry-peach galette

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Mama Steph’s banana-peach breakfast bread

I’ve been craving peaches lately. Fresh, warm from the sun, sweet peaches. Soft with ripeness and velvet-y fuzz. The scent when you hold this kind of peach to your nose is sweet and fragrant, and when you bite into one, the juice drips down your chin if it’s a really good one. But it’s May,… Continue reading Mama Steph’s banana-peach breakfast bread

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A Gracious Plenty of Peaches

I’ve been reading through the book A Gracious Plenty ~ Recipes and Recollections from the American South, which has been as pleasurable as a stroll through a favorite relative’s old scrapbook.  I highly recommend it to you if you enjoy vintage Southern stories and recipes, as I do.  There are many recipes in the book that… Continue reading A Gracious Plenty of Peaches

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The Peach Orchard & Simple Peach Puff Pastries

Today was the perfect kind of day for going to our local peach orchard; sunny, not too humid, and a bit breezy.  My two younger sons and I made the drive west on Highway 80, enjoying the rural scenery; cows, rusty old barns, beautiful old trees, and the occasional tiny town with its gas station,… Continue reading The Peach Orchard & Simple Peach Puff Pastries

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Greeting the New Week: Little Things to Treasure

Most of the time, it doesn’t take much to delight me. I’m happy with grand gestures, as most women are, of course, but I really enjoy little things that just add bright spots to any regular day. Saturday had quite a few of those bright spots, and I enjoyed each one.  First I awakened to my… Continue reading Greeting the New Week: Little Things to Treasure

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Peaches and Words

“One day I would have all the books in the world, shelves and shelves of them. I would live my life in a tower of books. I would read all day long and eat peaches. ” ~ Jacqueline Kelly I love words.  Perhaps that’s why I have been an avid reader since I was three… Continue reading Peaches and Words

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Blueberry-peach cobbler at sister’s house

Tonight my three sons and I had a delicious dinner at my sister’s house. We made spicy barbecue beef roast, macaroni and cheese, and green beans with new potatoes. I received a huge compliment from my sis when she said that the green  beans tasted just like our late mama’s. No better compliment! 🙂 For dessert I improvised… Continue reading Blueberry-peach cobbler at sister’s house