Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Alphabe-Thursday...Oh dear, I wrote this last weekend

Oh dear...I thought I was so smart writing this last weekend.  It just happens to be a recipe, but I worked some "J" words into the text because that's what I thought we'd be doing today.  Oh well...maybe I'll post this again next Thursday...kill two birds with one stone as the expression goes.  Actually, I might not even have time next week because thankfully my son will probably be beginning chemo in preparation for a stem cell transplant.  Yes, we have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

OK...here it goes.  This is the post I had ready in advance.

Class is in session!  Welcome once again to Alphabe-Thursday sponsored by Ms. JENNY over at JENNY Matlock..."off on my tangent." 

JENNY is a "J" word and today we are studying the letter "J".  What a coincidence. 

Since we're celebrating Thanksgiving I thought I'd share a favorite recipe with you that is JUST delicious.  I found it in the newspaper some years back and eating this is pure JOY.  Cranberry Casserole will be a part of our Thanksgiving Dinner, but as I write this I haven't made it yet so there's no picture.  We'll be eating it hot from the oven.  If I remember to take a picture I'll come back and edit this post to include it.

Cranberry Casserole

3 cups unpeeled chopped apples
2 cups raw cranberries
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup melted margarine

Combine apples, cranberries and sugar in a 2 quart casserole.  (I spray it with Pam.)  In a separate bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, flour, pecans*, and margarine.  Top fruit mixture with oat mixture.  Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for one hour or until bubbly and light brown.  Do not overcook.  Serve hot with turkey or ham or as a dessert with vanilla ice cream.  Makes 8 servings

*I don't add the pecans to the oat mixture. Instead I sprinkle the pecans over the top  for only the last 20 minutes or so.  I've found they burn a little otherwise.


I love eating this stuff.  It's JUST so good.  JUST don't eat too much.


JUST have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!


Don't eat too much JUNK food.


Now head over to Ms JENNY'S blog for a list of this week's participants and for information on how you can join in the fun.

Friday, November 26, 2010:  I'm editing this post to include the picture taken on Thanksgiving Day.




17 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving ! Thanks for the recipe. I am hosting the great hospitality link up if you would like to participate please join in .

    thanks
    Peace and blessings

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  2. So many yummy recipes this week. This one sounds great. I'm so glad your son is getting ready and hope things go well for him. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  3. My family loves this & it's always on our Thanksgiving table! My recipe calls for some cornstarch & orange juice, with slightly different quantities but otherwise basically the same. Happy Thanksgiving :-)

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  4. Cranberries totally go with thankful thursday. Yay!

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  5. Hope all goes well with the chemo...
    Glad you posted this, sounds yummy!

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  6. No one eats junk food at Thanksgiving! We eat yummy recipes from our friends!!

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  7. I hope all goes well for your son ...
    your recipe looks yummy ... have a wonderful thanksgiving ...

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  8. What a yummy sounding recipe you shared! Thanks! I hope all goes well for your son! Have a happy Thanksgiving :)

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  9. I love cranberries, so thanks for sharing this recipe!

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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  10. I am THRILLED to hear about the stem cell treatment. It is so good for so many things! Give him a big hug for me. (I can not do it in person as I am getting a cold)!

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  11. What a wonderful blessing list you have! Modern medicine is miracle, I hope it works well for your son.

    Love, love, LOVE this recipe. I am a huge cranberry fan, and this is going to be tested out this holiday season in my own home for sure!!! Thank YOU

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  12. Happy Belated Thanksgiving! The recipe looks wonderful! I had planned a J post too. Thankfully I relooked at Jenny's list and was able to change it.

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  13. Delicious recipe and best of luck with the prep for stem cell. I really hope it's all good for you all

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  14. Hugs and prayers coming your way...

    Thanks for the great recipe!

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  15. Oooh that looks good!

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  16. Such wonderful possibilities of hope to be thankful for! Hooray for all of you.

    I have never, ever heard of this recipe before! It sounds totally delicious!

    Thanks for linking!

    You are all in my prayers.

    A+

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