Tuesday, April 1, 2008

ABC Wednesday Letter K




This week was hard for me, The only thing I seem to have among my photos that started with a K is one of my Kitchen.
I think it is one of the few times it has ever been completely clean. I live in an apartment and as you can tell from the photo the kitchen doesn't offer much space. In my dreams I have a huge country kitchen with a big table that can hold all of my family. There would be a fireplace to keep us warm and cozy on cold winter days. A delicious smell of home made pies and cakes would always be in the air..
Oh and a maid would do the dishes. Awww dreams are such fun.
And so is ABC Wednesday so be sure and stop by Mrs Nesbitts Place

Here is a favorite recipe of mine for you to cook in your kitchen
(See below Photo)

 
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My Moms Chocolate Pie

1 1/2 tsp. flour
1 c sugar
3 egg yolks, beaten (save whites)
1 1/2 tsp chocolate cocoa
1 1/2 c. milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 baked pie shell

Mix in a pan, sugar, flour and cocoa. Then add egg yolks, milk and vanilla. Stir. Cook over medium heat until thickened. Pour into already baked pie shell. Cover the pie with meringue and bake at 350º until brown. About 3- 5 minutes

meringue
3 egg whites,
6 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Beat eggs until frothy. Add sugar gradually and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Add vanilla. Pile on pie

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29 Comments:

Blogger ellen b. said...

Oh what a wonderful choice for the letter K!! The beloved kitchen where families always like to hang out...
thanks for the recipe too, wonderful...

April 1, 2008 at 10:57 PM  
Blogger Lynette said...

Good choice for your K photo. That chocolate pie sounds a lot like the one my Mama used to make. Yummy!

April 1, 2008 at 11:05 PM  
Blogger Katney said...

A klean kitchen and recipes, too. Wonderful!

April 2, 2008 at 12:25 AM  
Blogger Gordon said...

I know how you feel about the small kitchen; ours is more functional since I renovated but when we have a crowd we need to eat outside as our dining area is small.

April 2, 2008 at 1:41 AM  
Blogger leslie said...

You should check out Josie's blog - she did kitchen, too, because she lives in a small apartment and dreams of having a big country kitchen, just like you do! :D

April 2, 2008 at 1:49 AM  
Blogger Anne-Berit said...

I thought of kitchen too,but I could not find a good photo of it.Thank`s for the recipe.Have a wonderful wednesday:o)

April 2, 2008 at 4:39 AM  
Blogger Blue said...

What a tidy kitchen unlike mine!
That choc. pie recipe sounds yummy, have justed copied it. TY

April 2, 2008 at 5:56 AM  
Blogger Randi said...

I have photo of my Kitchen too.

Nice kitchen you have. And a good photo of it.

April 2, 2008 at 6:10 AM  
Blogger RuneE said...

Could you send me a sample of that pie? :-)

April 2, 2008 at 6:28 AM  
OpenID Mama Kelly said...

OK ... 2 of my favorite treats, chocolate and meringue in one treat. I think I will be making this one for sure!!

April 2, 2008 at 6:44 AM  
Blogger mrsnesbitt said...

I have a country kitchen with an Aga, I can tell you Aga = Dust, lots of it.

Dx

April 2, 2008 at 7:03 AM  
Blogger Dirty Knees said...

Kitchen is a good post, after all most of us visit ours at least two to three times a day. And some of us many, many times more. Oh, gotta go. I think I hear my refrigerator calling. ;-)

My K post is at
http://catch-a-falling-star24.blogspot.com/

April 2, 2008 at 7:48 AM  
Blogger Sacred Suzie said...

Kitchen is perfect for the letter K! I know what you mean about the country kitchen, that would rock. I think I made a pie just like that called Mississippi Mud Pie, yummy! No meringue though, just whipped cream. Awesome.

April 2, 2008 at 7:57 AM  
Blogger Andrea said...

I did not think about my kitchen. Good "K" post. The chocolate pie recipe sounds tempting too.

April 2, 2008 at 10:41 AM  
Blogger DeeMom said...

Kitchen how perfect and the recipe sounds divine…

April 2, 2008 at 10:47 AM  
Blogger Paulie said...

I almost did Kitchen but remembered I had something else already photographed. . .

April 2, 2008 at 12:53 PM  
Blogger John said...

Good choice for your K photo!

April 2, 2008 at 2:04 PM  
Blogger Miss_Yves said...

Good choice!A pleasant, neat and cosy kitchen!
Do you
know the recipe of
kidney pie ?
Miss Yves

April 2, 2008 at 4:05 PM  
Blogger nonizamboni said...

Hi, Patty--first I went to your recipe blog and now I'm starving! Love your kitchen.
Thanks for sharing your great blogs.
p.s. we are fellow Libras and I lived in Newport News in the early 80's for 2 years.

April 2, 2008 at 5:07 PM  
Blogger Moncha Eilís said...

I know what you mean, I would love to have such a country kitchen too. I can't complain though, my kitchen is ± 2.50 by 7 mtrs, so not too small ; )
Have a great day !!

April 2, 2008 at 5:13 PM  
Blogger Diana said...

that's a great kitchen - it was a good idea!

April 2, 2008 at 8:22 PM  
Blogger Sharon said...

This was a good K post.The chocolate pie sounds wonderful! i know what you mean about a country kitchen. I always pour over them in magazines.

April 2, 2008 at 9:29 PM  
Blogger Helena said...

OK the recipe sounds yum but I'm going to resist as I'm meant to be getting fit!!!!

April 2, 2008 at 9:36 PM  
Blogger kRiZ cPEc said...

a neat kitchen, good post. thanks for sharing.

April 3, 2008 at 12:23 AM  
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April 3, 2008 at 12:24 AM  
Blogger Pernille's ting og tang said...

Looks like a very "good" kitchen and very nice too:) Great K:)

April 3, 2008 at 3:42 AM  
Blogger Dragonstar said...

Lovely clean kitchen! I wouldn't dare show mine.
That recipe sounds delicious - also fattening!

April 3, 2008 at 6:02 AM  
Blogger miss*R said...

I didn't even think of kitchen! I found the letter K difficult to do outside.

April 3, 2008 at 4:44 PM  
Blogger kml said...

Kitchen is perfect - along with the recipe!

April 3, 2008 at 4:53 PM  

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