Monday, December 20, 2010

Marvie's Corn Bread

Marvie shared this moist Cornbread for our Christmas Party:

1 Cup corn meal 1/2 tsp. soda
1 Cup grated American cheese 2 eggs
1 Cup grated onions 1 tsp. red pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp.salt
1 Can cream corn 1/2 cup cooking oil

Preheat over to 350 degrees Mix all ingredients together. Grease and flour a 9x12 pan. pour in pan and bake 20 or 25 min. until brown.

Mary's Taco Soup

This is the delicious soup Mary brought to our Christmas Party:

Brown ground meat
Add one can Mexicorn
2 cans beans, drained (1 pinto and 1 kidney)
1 can Rotel Tomatoes
1 Pkg. Taco seasoning (El Paso)
1 Pkg. Ranch dip mix
1 can tomato sauce
1 can petite diced tomatoes
2 cans water – for extra juice

Simmer for 25-30 minutes. Serve with sour cream and shredded cheese.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Cherry Blossom Quilters Wall Hanging

We will be using these for our display at the Zachary Library this November. Aren't they cute?

Friday, October 1, 2010

Marvie’s Butterscotch Cake

1 box yellow cake mix
1(3, 4 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding mix
1(11-ounce) package butterscotch chips
1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
1 cup coconut, grated
4 eggs
1 cup sour cream
2/3 cup oil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, chips, nuts, and coconut in a large bowl with a wooden spoon. Add eggs sour cream and oil, mix well.

Bake for one hour or until done in a Bundt pan that has been sprayed with Baker's Joy. Cool for 5 minutes before turning out of pan.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Quick Project Week

Next week will be a "Quick Project": A 20 minute Pillow Case

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Hello ladies! Next week will be working on this cute little bag and pressing mat. I’m including a list of the supplies you need in case you decide to join us. ** The IRON QUICK can be found at - and you only need a total of ¾ yd for both items.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Pressing Spot & Iron Tote Pattern by Hedgehog Quilts be Terry Albers

Pressing Spot:

(16) 3” squares for patchwork ends
1 fat quarter for binding
*¾ yd quilted silver coated fabric (**IRON QUICK works great)
1/3 yd batting
½ yd muslin for lining and 1 pressing surface
Misc. notions
6” Velcro-type closure
1 empty fabric bolt from your favorite quilt shop

Hot Iron Travel Tote:

5-7 fat quarters
1 yd muslin
1 yd batting
18” of 1 ¼” wide woven cotton belting
1 decorative button

See you Wednesday, 9/16 at the Zachary Library, 3:00-8:00 pm.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Marvy's Brownies

Marvy made these for our last meeting and they are delicious.
-Thanks Marvy!


1 butter-pecan mix
3 large eggs, divided
1 cup butter, melted
1 package powdered sugar
1 8oz package cream cheese, softened
Chopped pecans


Beat cake mix, 1 egg, and ½ cup melted butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.

Pour batter into lightly greased 9 x 13 x 2 inch pan.

Beat remaining 2 eggs, remaining ½ cup melted butter, powdered sugar, and cream cheese at medium speed in a separate bowl until creamy. Pour over batter. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes.

Let cool and cut into squares.

Yields 2 dozen.