Sunday, April 26, 2009

~*Mushroom Madness!*~



Hello Friends! Are you or someone you love suffering from 'Mushroom Madness'? My darling husband is! I think that he is hearing some sort of ringing in his ears... that just sounds like POP * POP* POP*!!! (that would be the sound you hear in the woods as the mushrooms ~ POP ~ out of the ground... so he says! LOL) He took off Friday to go a'huntin' & was gone most of the day. We didn't weigh what he found, but he filled his lunch bucket he uses for work. He walked up & down the wooded banks of a nearby river. He was so pleased with his bounty even though his body was suffering some minor aches & pains from the journey. Last night he whipped up a small batch for us to devour... and I must say... they were YUMMY! I'm sure the cooking process isn't very Weight Watchers friendly... but HEY... a little over the points won't hurt. Especially for a treat you only get once a year ~ if that! Mushroom season here only lasts for a few short weeks. It really is Mushroom Madness during that time! Folks that do go hunting for them will NOT share their favorite spot... for fear someone will beat them to it the following year.

It is true what they say. You know when you are eating something 'a little different from the normal'... it does taste like chicken. :)

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Ok... on a stitchin' note...

I just gotta say ~ Goodness!

Becky has been one busy girl with her needle! She made another sweet pillow using the ~*Spring Freebie*~! This one is a birthday gift for her Momma who celebrated her 88th birthday on Friday. Happy Birthday to Becky's Momma! :)



Isn't it lovely? So bright & cheery! Thank you again, Becky, for stitching & sharing!

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The weather is rainy & stormy here this weekend... good for indoor crafting! I was up LATE last night putting some finishing touches on some punches. So far, The Primitive Gathering update will have four new goodies on my page and Lemon Poppy Seeds will have AT LEAST two. Those updates will be ready for viewing on May 1st. Please plan to visit them.

Wishing you all a glorious day of warm smiles!

Betty

14 comments:

  1. those mushrooms look yummy for my tummy..glad you got to enjoy that nice tasty little treat..I am getting back into stitching again have this pattern..got my box all set to start my stitching by the couch again and am loving it..very relaxing...as long as I don't have a dog or cat on my lap...:) I take a break when that happens..:)

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  2. Can't say that I like mushrooms very much. I think it is the texture. It makes my teeth "sharp"....LOL Besides, I don't think you should eat anything that's called "fungus"! My DH loves them but I don't fix them too often so when he does get them he really enjoys them.

    Have a great Sunday!

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  3. It was great seeing you yesterday Betty and once again I came away inspired! (Can't wait for you to show everyone what you've been making!!) My son Sam love to mushroom hunt...I'm scared I'd get the poisonous ones and kill my whole family! Hugs, Sher

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  4. OH BETTY!! Beautiful mushrooms. I love them!!

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  5. Well, I am sure they taste good, but they just look icky to me, lol. I cannot eat them anymore, but I used to love them. Another beautiful finish.

    Debbie

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  6. I'm glad Tony found a nice collection of mushrooms. I'm not fond of them but dh is.
    Stormy weather here this weekend, too!
    Stay safe...
    :)Ginger

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  7. Those mushrooms look awesome! I love all kinds of shrooms, but have never tasted those. I had seen a tv program on mushroom hunting... selling those could bring a good nickel too! Enjoy!

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  8. I have never seen mushrooms that size before. I love fried mushrooms in butter with lots of salt.

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  9. Betty, the mushrooms look delish! I wish we had a place to find good fresh ones like that!

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  10. I am so jealous! My grandmother took me mushroom hunting as soon as I could walk. We would go every year and I cherish those memories. I haven't gone in 9 years since I moved to Missouri. Mainly because I don't have a place to go. DH and I saw some fresh ones in a co-op yesterday. They were selling them for $19.99 a pound!

    Enjoy some for me and take care,
    Debbie

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  11. I'm hungry!!! I grew up in Iowa and dad would take me mushroom hunting with a gunny sack...I live in NC and never have found any shrooms. Grandma always told me that when you see wild violets blooming, it's mushroom time.

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  12. Oh I love me some Morels! We have been patiently waiting for the past few weeks for them to start up. My hubs checks his spots every day and they started in last week. My sons love to hunt them too. Last year, my oldest found a sackful in one hunt! They found more yesterday and we fried up a big batch last night! Yumm!

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  13. Wow, envy you the mushrooms! I can see them sauteed with some garlic and served over a nicely grilled steak! : ) Tell Tony he did great!

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