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Marathon Morning…Going Fishing…….

The other day we had the good fortune to go fishing with Captain Jimmy on his fishing vessel, High Caliber. The seas were rough, but off we went determined to catch some fish in the early morning hours.

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Waves and Splashes

As the good Lord granted, we caught black fin tuna and lots of Mangrove Snapper.

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Welcome Aboard!

We were happy fishermen/women.

When we arrived back to the dock we learned that the Tiki Bar had a great chief, and if you “hooked ’em, he would cook ’em”.   So the next day, we took some tuna to him to fix for us for a special luncheon, and it was delicious!!! Good for the heart and the soul….Blackened Tuna That We Caught.jpg

I highly recommend this experience to anyone who needs to do something extraordinary.

I feel blessed for sure.

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Bunco Treats....

I made my Mother’s carrot cake recipe and got such wonderful compliments on it at our Bunco Christmas Party.  In the spirit of Christmas, I will share it with you.  Happy Holidays and God Bless You!

Momma’s Carrot Cake ~ easy and freezes well

2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 cup Wesson oil
2 cups flour
3 tsp Cinnamon
2 tsp soda
2 tsp vanilla
3 cups raw grated carrots
Mix and blend adding carrots last. Bake in a 325 oven for 30 minutes or until done.
Frosting
1 stick butter
1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese
1 pkg. powered sugar 1 cups chopped pecans
Cream above together well. Add pecans last. This will be enough to frost a 3 layer cake or use half the recipe and frost one large layer.

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First, you get some fresh meaty Georgia pecans, then you make a delicious pecan pie like Mom used to make…

Then, use this or your favorite pecan recipe:

1 pie crust unbaked

3 large eggs

1 cup of dark corn syrup, I actually use light

1/2 cup sugar

3 Tbsp. butter, melted

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups pecan halves

Whipped cream

Make the pie crust

Wisk eggs and next five ingredients until thoroughly blended.  Stir in pecans.  Pour into pie crust.

Bake in 350 oven 40 minutes until set….cool on a wire rack until cooled…Serve with whip cream…yum…..

Check out Check out     Durdenpecan.com or wearegoingnuts for more good recipes and pecans…

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