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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Bread from 2014 Sketch

Well, sort of bread.  I was looking for a souvenir that I haven't sketched for the big sketchbook.  I found this pot with bread mix in the cupboard.  When I finished my sketches I turned the tag over to see the directions.  I was wondering if it was yeast bread.  To my surprise the tag says, "Best if used by July, 2014!"  Can you believe that?  I don't remember if I bought it to use myself or for a gift. Surely the leavening agent is past its time... or the bag may have bugs.  Funny!

Number 5, souvenir - bread mix in brown bag that you open, mix and bake in the flower pot
Number 6, treasured item - my turquoise and silver bracelet and ring that belonged to my mom
For Scavenger Hunt 475

The bread mix is from Patti's Settlement in Paducah, Kentucky. https://www.pattis1880s.com/ A great restaurant, don't miss it if you are in the area.  The bread is wonderful and their signature, 2 inch pork chop, is excellent!  The website lists their address as Grand Rivers, Kentucky.  It is just out of Paducah.  We have eaten there about 4 times, now.  Sooooo good!


Joan Tavolott said...

I thought I was the only one who would find things like that in their cabinet. lol Love the jewelry that belonged to your mom...quite a treasure!

Jo Castillo said...

Thanks, Joan. I still haven't opened the bag of mix!
The jewelry made it through the fire because my sister had the bracelet and I was wearing the ring. My sister gave me the bracelet this past summer when we were in New Mexico. Nice!

Bag Blog said...

I opened a can of pumpkin to make a pie for Thanksgiving, but the pumpkin didn't look right. Looking at the date on the can, I realized it was several years old. Oops. Fortunately I had a second can that was not so old.

Jo Castillo said...

Bag Blog, yuck! I go through my pumpkin more often. Ha. I use it to make a carrot cake when I don't have carrots to grate. Not as fluffy, but tastes the same.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

oops lol probably a bit past its cooking time lol

and that is great that your sister had the bracelet and it survived, def something to treasure as it looks really nice in your sketch :)

Jo Castillo said...

Jennifer Rose, the bracelet and ring are very special. Thanks.

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los Niños. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill


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