INGREDIENTS

  •  1 cup Butter (Sweet Cream Salted)

  •  1 cup Granulated Sugar

  •  1/2 cup Brown Sugar

  •  2 Eggs

  •  1 teaspoon Vanilla

  •  3 cups All-Purpose Flour

  •  2 1/4 teaspoons Cinnamon

  •  1 teaspoon Baking Powder

  •  1 teaspoon Baking Soda

  •  1/2 teaspoon Salt

  •  2 cups grated or chopped raw Carrots

  •  The Best Cream Cheese Frosting

  •  1  cup chopped Pecans

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Grate and chop 2 cups Raw Carrots

  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy.

  3. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

  4. Mix in cinnamon, baking powder, baking sold and salt and mix well.

  5. Add flour and mix until combined.

  6. Add in 2 cups of carrots.

  7. Bake the cookies in a 375 degree oven for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.

  8. Allow cookies to cool.

  9. Frost with The Best Cream Cheese Frosting.

  10. Apply chopped Pecans around the edges of cookies.

Hello Ladies!!

 

How many of you stop and take a little "Me" time? If you don't, then you should start.  The people in our household know better than to try and have a conversation with me "Before Coffee".  Just kidding, or am I?   Some of us have that cup of coffee before the daily grind begins.  We use it as our bible study or reflection time and even to pay a few bills or make out the grocery list.

Whatever the case may be, that quiet time is a blessing. It's that time to let the fog clear and settle our minds for the daily task ahead.  The ladies of 798 would like to invite you to join in and give this morning ritual a try if you haven't already.  It's guaranteed to re-wire and re-charge your mind for a more productive day. 

Mmmmm!!

I can smell that wonderful aroma just thinking about it!

Enjoy!

                                                                        Thoughts From,

                                                                        Jodi Waeckerle

 

 How excited

was the

gardener

about spring?
 

So excited he

wet his 

plants.

CARROT CAKE COOKIES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

yield 3 DOZEN COOKIES

prep time 10 MINUTES

cook time 15 MINUTES

total time 25 MINUTES

Our Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting feature a light, and fluffy cookie chocked full of carrots and cinnamon and topped with delicious cream cheese frosting.

Yield: 6 people

Prep Time 20 mins

Total Time 20 mins

The Ritz Carlton Potato Salad Recipe – heirloom potatoes tossed in mayonnaise, celery, fresh chives and tarragon, and lemon juice – tastes amazing. Can make in advance and refrigerate overnight. Great for potlucks and cookouts. Everyone always asks for the recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1½ pounds small heirloom potatoes (purple, red, fingerling)

  • 2 ribs celery, chopped

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh chives

  • ½ tsp grated lemon zest

  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • ½ tsp sugar

  • 1-1/2 tsp fresh tarragon finely chopped

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions:

  • Cover potatoes with water in a large pot and season well with salt. Bring to a boil, then simmer until tender, 12-20 minutes.

  • While potatoes cook, stir together celery, mayonnaise, chives, lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar, salt, tarragon and pepper in a large bowl.

  • Drain potatoes and cool completely, then halve or quarter. Add to dressing and toss to coat.

 

Howdy Neighbor

Ahhhhhh, finally....... Spring is in the air.....all around us.....

Literally!

Pollen is everywhere!!!

Yes, Mother Nature doesn't leave a single thing out when creating her beauty including the greenish-yellow haze that lands on everything we own, not to mention wreaking havoc on our allergies.

I for one stay on a steady dose of Flonase and Claritan.  What is your allergy medicine of choice?

Unfortunately, however not only are we plagued with the downfall of allergies this year but now we have the dreaded,

"COVID-19"

to deal with.

One can not sneeze or cough that you don't get maced with a can of Lysol!! 

But, in all honesty, I hope you are all taking the proper precautions and staying healthy and safe.

Let's take our focus off of all this chaos at the moment though.  We want to hear from you!

Tell us where you are and what is going on in your area during all of this.

We are dying to hear from you!  

Seriously..... From boredom! 

So, Tap the button below to share your thoughts and pics!

We all need something to do to help pass this time!

Remember to wash your hands and to keep them away from your face!  Stay healthy and Safe!

Jodi Waeckerle

Here's What's in Your Neck of the Woods!

Hello Everyone!  It's a new month and I am just dying to know, "What's in your neck of the woods"?  Click on the "Howdy Neighbor" button above and tell us all about the interesting things in your area!

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