Mar 31, 2014

Chicken breasts cooked in butter

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The test recipe of chicken cooked in butter looked so good I had to take a picture. The egg plant fries on the other hand, not so awesome. They were all slime inside!


Anyway here’s the recipe if you would like to try it.

Adapted from The Everyday Chicken Cookbook


  • 4 small chicken breasts, skinned
  • GF flour seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 6 tbsp. butter
  • sprig of parsley for garnish


Lightly pound chicken chicken breasts to flatten them. Dredge chicken in seasoned flour, shaking off any excess.

Heat butter in large pan until it bubbles. Place chicken in pan. Cook over moderate heat for 3-4 minutes or until they are golden brown.

Turn chicken over. Reduce heat to medium low, and continue cooking for 9-12 minutes, or until cooked through.

Serve immediately garnished with a little parsley and a side of egg plant fries.

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Mar 28, 2014

Honk if you need a hair cut and other Signs


Today I have a collection of interesting signs I’ve seen and finally managed to get a photo of.
I know the gorilla isn’t really a sign but I liked it so it’s part of the story today.





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In my town they actually warn you in advance  when they are set up looking for speeders.


And finally, the Paradise party bus is for sale.


Things just won’t be the same.
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Mar 26, 2014

Gluten Free Brownies

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These gluten free brownies are adapted from a brownie recipe in Family circle magazine. Easy to make and easier to eat!

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I started by getting distracted photographing the baker lady on the bottom of the chocolate.

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In a bowl, place one stick of butter, 

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and four pieces of baking chocolate.

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Melt over a double boiler.

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I had a few jr mints sitting here looking at me.

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Yep, I just threw them in to melt too.

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Set aside to cool

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In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs

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add sugar,

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and beat.

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Add vanilla

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and beat.

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Add cooled chocolate mixture and vanilla. Beat until combined.

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Add flour and xanthan gum

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and beat until combined.

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Pour into greased pan.

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Sprinkle with white chocolate chips. And bake at 350 for about 30 minutes.

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While it’s backing, yeah take care of this.

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Test for doneness by sticking a toothpick in the middle it should come out with just a little chocolate on it.

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My brownies did some funny puffing up in random places.

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It tasted just fine.

Gluten free Brownies

  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate,
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup gluten free flour
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • white chocolate chips to sprinkle on top

    Grease a 9x9x" baking pan; set aside. In a double boiler, heat the butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted. Set aside to cool.
    In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Add cooled chocolate mixture and vanilla. Beat until combined. Add flour and xanthan gum. Beat until combined. Spread the batter in the prepared pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with just a bit of chocolate stuck to it.
Let cool on a rack for about an hour.
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Mar 24, 2014

Cloudy Sunset at Fort Mountain



Just a little ways outside of Chatsworth GA is Fort Mountain State park.




According to this sign a whole bunch of stuff happened up there a good while back.




The trail heads up easily through the woods.












And it was cloudy when we got there!



















Not bad for a cloudy day, not bad at all.

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