Month: April 2018

D’Alberto Family Cookbook: Nisky ’97 Chicken

I made up this recipe for Lauren’s high school graduation party.  there are no exact measurements for any of the ingredients.  So you decide to try it, you’ll just have to “wing” it. *Boneless Chicken Breasts, Cut Into Chunks. *Bread Crumbs & Flour Mixture. *Eggs And A Little Water, Beaten. *Oil And Margarine. *Onions & Garlic, Very Finely Chopped. *Black Olives Sliced. *Fresh Mushrooms Sliced. *White Wine. *Assorted Seasonings (Salt, Pepper, Parsley, Dill…Whatever You Like Best). *Knorr Garlic Herb Pasta Sauce Mix. Dip chicken first in the bread crumb/flour mixture, then into the egg/water mixture.  Saute chicken in oil/margarine mixture until golden brown.  Remove chicken from skillet to greased baking dish.  Add onions, garlic, seasonings, and wine to skillet and cook until softened.  Add mushrooms, olives, (and more wine if desired).  Spread entire mixture over chicken.  Prepare sauce mix as package directs and pour all over it. Bake in a 350 degree oven until heated through and you’re sure the chicken is completely cooked (20-30 minutes?) If the chicken doesn’t turn out alright, you can …

SOLD: Large Blue Earth Print Hair Scrunchie

Scrunchie Size: 4 1/2 x 4 1/2. Materials: Large elastic rubber band & Red Heart Baby Soft Yarn in blue earth print yarn. These large scrunchies are specially made for thick, longer hair. Scrunchies may be wrapped around more then one time.  Keep your long hair tied back in the hot days of summer, cooking, cleaning, etc with this handmade blue earth print hair scrunchie.  Soak scrunchie in luke warm water & air dry. FREE SHIPPING IN THE UNITED STATES & INTERNATIONAL. Your scrunchie will be shipped in a small plush mail envelope.

D’Alberto Family Cookbook: Aunt Fran’s Cheesecake

Crust: 1 3/4 cups of graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped (optional) 1/2 tsp of cinnamon 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine. Filling: 3 eggs 2 8oz pkgs cream cheese 1 cup of sugar 2 tsp vanilla 3 cups of sour cream Instructions: Mix crust ingredients together and press into the bottom of and sides of a 9″ spring form pan. Combine eggs, cheese, sugar, and vanilla, and beat until smooth.  Mix in sour cream. Pour into crust and bake at 350 degrees for about an hour. Cool, then chill for at least 2 hours. Serve topped with fruit, if desired. Submitted by Rosemary D’Alberto Prock  

Handmade for Mom — Red Heart Blog

This Mother’s Day give a heartfelt and handmade gift that really says, “I love you.” Whether you are making Mom a keepsake afghan or a scarf in her favorite color she’s sure to love the heart you put into making it. Bookmark for Mom Crocheted in Aqua Aunt Lydia’s Classic Mom and Me Slippers Knitted… via Handmade for Mom — Red Heart Blog “Read new reposts from blogs and websites I follow, love, and want to share with you all”. Lauren

Hello Spring

After moving out of the shop and still unpacking from our move, Sow’s Ear Studio hasn’t had much time to say “hello”. With Spring here and watching television and still unpacking this is one of my favorite Sherwin Paints commercials. Simply click on the button and enjoy this lovely safari commercial. When we’re all done […] via Hello Spring — Sow’s Ear Studio And Gallery

Past And Present

April Showers Bring May Flowers, April Feels More Like Winter In Niskayuna New York it feels more like winter coming to an end and spring just barely starting.  What has mother nature done with spring?  We’ve had some sunny days, few semi warm days, and more snow days.  This time of the year I love cleaning up outside.  I hope spring comes soon with some warm weather to go with the sunshine.  With a little sunshine and warmth, I’ll be able to plan my garden and walk Ginger. Past And Present Ever since going to a wake last Tuesday night for my mom’s Aunt Jean, this week it’s been looking at old photographs and organizing these old photographs for safe keeping.  I pulled out about 200 old photographs from both my mom’s side of the family and my dad’s side of the family. Within the mix of 200 photographs I pulled out to reorganize, I also found some pictures of mom and dad’s college days. I found some shipping envelopes and bought a marker and …