Thursday, January 5, 2012

It's been a few day since I've posted anything.  But I've been busy sewing and putting
together a quilt block for a bee I've joined.  It is called:
Flickr: We Bee Learning Beginner Block Bee .  If you have time
check it out and take a look at some of the great looking quilts some of the
ladies have made.

This is the first ever quilting bee I've done.  So you can  imagine my excitement.
I am NOT a pro but some of the quilts and blocks that these ladies have
made look very professional.

I have also put together a simple apron.  My bestie K.  was nice enough to be  my model.
That's my baby Pedro Garcia.  B. (DH)  named him.  More about him in another post.

I'm going to make pot holders out of this fabric and maybe a apron to.

Have a great day!!

Sunday, January 1, 2012


Just like everyone else I love comfort food.  Although, it's not always good for you.  Which is the case for this recipe.   Normally we don't eat any fried food but we are today.

Indian Tacos

 Pinto Beans (brown beans) cooked

Seasoned Hamburger:

1 pound ground chuck or sirloin (cook and drain fat)
 Taco seasoning  or season meat yourself
(garlic, salt, pepper, onion etc.)

Frybread:                                                            Accompaniments:

3 C. flour                                                             grated cheese
1 T. baking powder                                              chopped tomatoes
1 t. salt                                                                 onion,  olives
2 t. sugar                                                              green chiles
                                                                            salsa and sour cream
1 T. powdered milk
1 T. margarine
1 1/2 C.  Warm water

Vegetable oil

The beans are cooked.  The ground meat cooked, seasoned and fat drained.

For the Frybread:

Mix flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and powdered milk.  Add margarine and mix.
Add enough warm water to make a soft dough.  Refrigerate until ready to use.

In a heavy skillet, heat 3/4 -inch of oil to 375 degrees F.

Pat or roll out dough into about 6 (1/4 to 3/8-inch thick) rounds.  Slide into hot oil
Puncture once or twice.  Fry until golden brown.  Flip the dough over and fry other
side to golden brown.   Drain on paper towels.

Spoon  some beans and meat onto hot bread and  top with your choice of accompaniments
listed above.

My camera won't let me change the date on any of the photos I've taken.  But I did make this pot of beans today.    YUM!!

This is what the frybread looks like after frying.  Be sure to drain them on a few paper towels.

I promise you that the frybread is under the all that stuff.  I did add salsa after taking this picture.
Have you ever eaten or made indian frybread?