"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-11-2013, 05:08 PM   #11971
Master Chef
 
Aunt Bea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: near Mount Pilot
Posts: 7,005
Quote:
Originally Posted by JoAnn L. View Post
I have some rhubarb I have to use up so I will be putting some jam in the jars. I think I will take one of the jars and use it as a flower vase and put some daisy's in it. Should look pretty on the kitchen table.
If you have a little extra jam try these!

Jam Bars
cup light brown sugar
1 cup AP flour
1 cup rolled oats
t Baking Soda
1/8 t Salt
cup butter, at room temperature
cup jam

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix brown sugar, flour, rolled oats, baking soda and salt. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender to form a crumbly mixture. Press two cups of the mixture into the bottom of an 8X8 inch square pan. Spread jam almost to the edge of the base crust. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top and press lightly. Bake 30 to 40 minutes until lightly browned. Cool completely before cutting into 16 small bars.

Notes:
I sometimes add chopped nuts or coconut to the crumb mixture.

When the bars are cool spank a little powdered sugar on top.
__________________

__________________
Aunt Bea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 06:36 PM   #11972
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Kylie1969's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 13,936
Good morning everyone

I have been on the exercise bike, had a lovely hot shower and now time to head out as I need to get a few things from the shops
__________________

__________________
All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt
Kylie1969 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 07:30 PM   #11973
Certified Cake Maniac
 
LPBeier's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: The Great "Wet" North, Surrey, BC
Posts: 18,936
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dawgluver View Post
Thanks LP!

Sounds like things have been hellacious for you, {{{{LP}}}}
Thanks for the hugs, Dawg. I need them right now. I am so sick and tired of being sick and tired. The prednisone affects my moods and instead of making me slightly sedated, it sends me the other way. With my asthma attack I am supposed to rest but my mind is wanting me to get up and save the world!

I have some crocheting and "Mama Mia" to keep me occupied for a few hours.
__________________
Living gluten/dairy/sugar/fat/caffiene-free and loving it!


http://beinglydia.com
LPBeier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 09:17 PM   #11974
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
I just took the garbage out and saw where someone absconded with my old water heater that I took out earlier. They could have at least taken the cardboard box (the new one came in) away so it didn't blow away and not be taken away tomorrow in the wee hours. The numbskulls. Come to think of it they took the draft inducer, too. They don't think someone would throw away a good water heater do they?
The numbskulls.
__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 09:57 PM   #11975
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 5,171
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aunt Bea View Post
If you have a little extra jam try these!

Jam Bars
cup light brown sugar
1 cup AP flour
1 cup rolled oats
t Baking Soda
1/8 t Salt
cup butter, at room temperature
cup jam

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix brown sugar, flour, rolled oats, baking soda and salt. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender to form a crumbly mixture. Press two cups of the mixture into the bottom of an 8X8 inch square pan. Spread jam almost to the edge of the base crust. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top and press lightly. Bake 30 to 40 minutes until lightly browned. Cool completely before cutting into 16 small bars.

Notes:
I sometimes add chopped nuts or coconut to the crumb mixture.

When the bars are cool spank a little powdered sugar on top.
Thank you so much for the recipe, I will be making these bars.
__________________
Don't let yesterday take up too much of today. Will
Rogers
JoAnn L. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 10:04 PM   #11976
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 5,171
Quote:
Originally Posted by chopper View Post
Mmmmmmmmm...rhubarb!

Oh, I think it would look lovely as a flower vase. I'd love to see a picture when you get some flowers.
Believe it or not, I don't know how to post a picture. I am not very computer smart.
__________________
Don't let yesterday take up too much of today. Will
Rogers
JoAnn L. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 10:25 PM   #11977
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,297
Quote:
Originally Posted by pacanis View Post
That's what you get for partying all night
Maybe that's what happened...I don't remember. I do remember waking up and thinking I had slept all day until one in the afternoon. Had a mini panic attack and went back to sleep. It was a tough morning for trying to wake up.
__________________
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 10:31 PM   #11978
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,297
Quote:
Originally Posted by Addie View Post
We call that a "bra and a cup day." Do I get dressed first or have a cup of coffee? To early to make decisions.
I don't shower and get dressed until I'm wide awake, about two hours after I stumble from bed. Too much cat hair and I hurt myself by walking into walls and falling in the shower.
__________________
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 10:38 PM   #11979
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,297
Quote:
Originally Posted by pacanis View Post
I just took the garbage out and saw where someone absconded with my old water heater that I took out earlier. They could have at least taken the cardboard box (the new one came in) away so it didn't blow away and not be taken away tomorrow in the wee hours. The numbskulls. Come to think of it they took the draft inducer, too. They don't think someone would throw away a good water heater do they?
The numbskulls.
Maybe someone swiped it for scrap...
__________________
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 10:41 PM   #11980
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Dawgluver's Avatar
Site Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 24,114
Quote:
Originally Posted by PrincessFiona60 View Post

Maybe someone swiped it for scrap...
I'll bet that's it.

And Pac, why aren't you recycling your cardboard?
__________________

__________________
She who dies with the most toys, wins.
Dawgluver is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.