Friday night it was back home from Riverside for the weekend. These greeted me on the counter in our
RV cottage. Most mornings, I start my day with yogurt and a banana, but I had forgotton to take these with me last week. They look pretty bad, huh? But, they are perfect for one of Mr. SS's favorites:
So, Saturday morning, I decided to bake my Kona Banana Nut Bread .
Mash Bananas ( I use 3 regular or 2 large size)
Chop 1/2 cup nuts (these are walnuts, but pecans are great too)
Mr. SS isn't too fond of nuts, so I chop them really fine.
Cream 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar.
Add 2 eggs ( no grandkids around, so I ran (not a pretty picture) out to the chicken coop and literally stole 2 eggs from a little brown hen. Beat well
Add mashed banana. (When I say "mashed banana" I always think of a "Wiggles" song.) My grandkids love the "Wiggles" If you don't know them, just ask your kids or grandkids.
To 1 1/4 cup flour, add 3/4tsp. baking soda and 1/2 tsp. salt and add
to mixture. Just mix this until it is incorporated. Don't over beat.
Mix in nuts.
Until my friend Ruth gave me this mini loaf pan, this recipe made one large loaf. I always had trouble getting it done in the center without being too done on the edges.
I now always use this pan. Be sure to spray well with a cooking spray.
I use my large ice cream scoop. One level scoop for each loaf...perfect.
I put them in my mini
RV cottage oven and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
As soon as they come out of the oven, I take 2 of them and a cup of coffee out to the shop for Mr.SS.
Besides putting some finishing touches on the new cabinets for our little blue trailer, he is getting this table ready for me to paint. It is replacing the bankette (?) that we took out of the trailer. It is a small table we found last year at my friend MariEllen's shop in Long Beach.
I'm painting it white.
The table is so small, that we have had trouble finding chairs that were small enough to look good with the table and fit in the small space. Last weekend, I found these at a nearby Thrift Shop. They are vintage folding chairs. They are a heavy metal and very sturdy. I am going to paint them white and make a cute comfy cushion for the seat. A bargain at $15.00.
Back in Riverside this morning and lots of sewing projects.
So...I'd better get busy.
God is Good!!
Life is Good!!