thrilled (again)

Sunday, November 30, 2008

love you - card design #4

First up, I am thrilled (to pieces) this morning because my good things come collage print was shown & mentioned on my absolute favourite design blog Poppytalk. You can check out me - there - here. Wink. I won a give away (bonus !) that she was having - 81 entries - and she took the time to come and check out 29 Black Street including my etsy shop. Now you can't tell me that M. Universe didn't have something to do with this.

Hey ! who doesn't love cabbage rolls ? I love cabbage rolls although I am usually deterred from making them as they are kinda fussy and time consuming to make. This recipe however is for cabbage rolls ... pas de rolls. Uh Huh. Simple, easy and delicious. Adapted from this little's village's home & school fundraising cookbook.

Cabbage Roll Casserole

3 cups chopped cabbage
1/2 cup brown rice
2 onions chopped
1 lb ground meat (I used 1/2lb chicken and 1/2 lb beef)
1 large leek chopped (optional - I had leek gifts that needed to be used)
1 large can of diced tomatoes
1 cup of chicken broth
2 tbsps. brown sugar
1 tsp. italian blend seasoning
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/8th - 1/4 tsp. ground cloves (to taste)
a good pinch freshly ground nutmeg

Saute onions (and leek) in a bit of oil until translucent remove from pan and put aside. Brown meat in the same pan, add brown sugar and spices. Stir until sugar melts, add tomatoes, raw cabbage and raw rice, onions and leeks. Stir until everything is mixed well and pile into a large casserole. pour chicken broth into all the nooks and crannies.(with a lid or cover tightly with foil). Pour chicken broth into all the nooks and crannies. Cover (with lid or tight foil) and bake in a 350 oven for 1 - 1 1/2 hrs or until rice is cooked. * I think next time I would pre-cook the rice and then bake the casserole for 30 -40 mins as I found the cabbage was almost overcooked with the long cooking time. It's delicious and the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar are what really make it ... says she.


thanks - card design #5


  1. Susan, thank you for the recipe. I am going to make it this week, it sounds really good.
    Your card designs are delightful. They look like they are coming from a happy person.

  2. Hey, congratulations! it's nice to be noticed, isn't it? :)

  3. I really like the "thanks" card...

    and, good idea about my lace entry.. maybe next time I can begin to think more...erm...artistically ... draw in some other elements....I should buy a stretched canvas thingy and try one of those. ...oh, and some paints too...hahhaha.. my Christmas present to me. I am one of the few I buy for...

    I have a similar recipe and have made it a few times.... although I do admit to loving cabbage rolls better....but, I hear ya on the time constraints...why do we always have to live so far away from blog buddies eh? I could just drop some off in exchange for something if I lived in the vicinity....

  4. Hi Susan...congrats to you! You deserve it. And I love, LOVE the "Thanks" card! :) M. Universe is definitely on your side. (wink).

    PS come check out new pics of baby Brendel in the snow, and mom opened up her own Etsy shop today!

    PPS I also wrote about you today, too! =O

    Much love to you and the furry gang!! :)

  5. This recipe sounds wonderful! I LOVE cabbage rolls, but rarely take the time to make them. This is right up my alley. Thanks, dear bloggy! :^)

  6. Love your artwork. Thanks for the cabbage roll recipe. Eons ago when I was a young thing, I had a boyfriend from what was then Yugoslavia.He was a pain but his parents were wonderful and made the best cabbage rolls, which we usually had for Sunday lunch at their house.I didn't miss breaking up with him, but I did miss those cabbage rolls. I'll try yours. It may just call up the spirit of cabbage rolls past!!

  7. Hello hello,

    Ive caught up on all your posts, so many thoughts and things to read about. : )

    Love all your art and design work in the last posts. I like that decorative hearts and berries even though it didnt make the cut!

    Your place looks so magical covered in snow.

    I was wondering, this may sound strange, but Ive heard some psychic mediums communicate with animals. Have you thought about contacting one? If you believe in that kind of thing that is. I myself am not sure about hearing from animals that have passed on, but I believe some psychics are authentic and can pass on messages from people who have died. Im sure Jake would tell you you made a heartfelt decision with love.

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