Thursday, April 28, 2011

Flashback Friday ~School Days

I'm planning on attending my 25th High School reunion in a few weeks so thought I might show you some random school pics my niece found in a photo album at my parents house recently. My how time has flown!

And a few shots from my spring flowers

My roses (that survived) are far away from blooming. This is a bloom on a little mini I bought at the grocery store.

I love these little fuzzy pasque flowers.

My little mini path all freshened up with new dirt. Thanks honey!

Snowflake and red primrose

The bleeding hearts are starting to bloom

Daffodils enjoying a minute of sunshine

For my Foodie Friday contribution I'm showing Chocolate Milk French Toast. It was as yummy as it sounds.

Chocolate Milk French Toast

3 eggs, beaten
1 cup chocolate milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp almond extract
8-10 pieces bread - french or brioche would work best.
butter for pan

Combine beaten eggs, milk, sugar, and extracts in a shallow pan (like a pie plate). Lay bread in pan to soak up liquid. Flip to get both sides. You can poke your bread with a fork to make sure it soaks in. Transfer bread to butter pan and cook on stove over medium high heat until done on each side. Repeat until bread is used up.

I served with strawberries sliced and mixed with 1/4 cup sugar & 2 Tablespoons maple syrup plus a sprinkle of powdered sugar. The chocolate flavor is not overwhelming in this but gives it a great taste. For a stronger chocolate flavor you could add cocoa to the milk/egg mixture.

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I have thrown out the Great Cooking Magazine Challenge again. The date is May 8th. I'll have Mr. Linky up on the 7th since the 8th is Mother's Day. The idea is to try something new out of a cooking magazine. But rules are made to be broken so if you don't have a magazine any new to you recipe will do. Can't wait to see what you will try!


Foley said...

The photos are so cute..esp the graduation one! Flowers are gorgeous, love the bleeding heart! I don't remember the french toast recipe..looks yummy.

Carol said...

Delicious, beautiful and interesting post!

Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook said...

Love the photo's, so cute. And so many different hairstyles! 25th reunion, that'll be fun, especially now with facebook! Gorgeous flowers, and the French toast looks so good!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Oh my gosh, I love those old school photos, Suzy! What fun to look back :) Your garden is so far ahead of mine too. Beautiful flowers!

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