|Corn and Beans Quilt Block|
This Corn and Beans block was first published by Hearth and Home. It's also known as North Wind and Simple Design. The pattern can be found here.
The Quilters' Book Club is reading and discussing Wedding Ring by Emilie Richards this month. Take a break from your reading and stop by Helen's farm stand for some fresh produce. Then enjoy this recipe for Cheesy Squash Casserole!
Cheesy Squash Casserole2 pounds yellow squash
1 tablespoon dried onion
4 tablespoons butter
½ cup milk
1 cup cracker crumbs
1-1/2 cups grated cheese
2 slightly beaten eggs
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cut squash in ½ slices and cook in a 3-quart saucepan in a small amount of water just until tender.
3. Pour off water and mash.
4. Add remaining ingredients and combine thoroughly.
5. Put in greased 1-1/2 quart casserole, top with additional cracker crumbs and dot with little bits of butter.
6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until browned and bubbling.
Nancy and Billy met while Nancy was working at Helen's farm stand one summer. The circumstances behind their wedding and their differing family circumstances made such an impact on Nancy that every moment she struggled to prove herself worthy of her husband. Do you think marriages like this can survive? Inquiring minds want to know! Answer in the comments section below. By commenting, you are entering your name in a giveaway for Clare O'Donohue's book, The Devil's Puzzle, part of her Someday Quilts Mystery Series. Plume Books has generously offered copies of Clare's book for TWO lucky winners this month.
As a heads up, the Quilters' Book Club selection for August is Between Heaven and Texas by Marie Bostwick. Plan now to join us next month as we read, discuss, and quilt together!
You might also enjoy reading my previous blog post here.