Blueberry Banana Nut Muffins

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2 2/3 cups sifted flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup melted butter

1 cup sugar

3 eggs

2 medium bananas mashed

3/4 cup pecans

2 tsp grated orange rind

3/4 cup blueberries

Mix dry ingredients(flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, sugar and pecans) together in a large bowl.  Mix wet ingredients (melted butter, eggs, banana and orange rind) in a separate bowl.  Add wet ingredients to dry and mix just until combined.

Cook in a 325 degree oven for about 30 or until am inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Raisin Crumb Cake

3 cups flour

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Raisin Crumb Cake

1 cup white sugar

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp cloves

1 tsp cinnamon

3/4 cup raisins

3/4 cup of pecan pieces

Mix together.  Reserve 1 cup of mixture for topping.

3/4 cup melted butter

1 egg

1 cup sour milk

Mix wet ingredients together and incorporate into dry ingredients just until mixed.  Put in a greased glass baking dish.

For topping add 3/4 cup oatmeal and 1/2 cup melted butter to topping dry ingredients and layer over batter.

cook in a 375 degree Fahrenheit oven for about 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from batter.

Planting pairs for Spring Planting

It’s January and the snow is starting to come.  Usually by December we’ve had a couple of months of snow but this year we have had an unusually green season.  So I usually have cabin fever in January and I start dreaming about plants and gardening.

Listed below are planting pairs ( Plants that should be planted together to prevent bugs and disease).

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Planting Pairs

 

 

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