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Green Bean Casserole – my way; snow — 8 Comments

  1. Well, it certainly makes for beautiful photos, but what a letdown after sunny warm weather! Reminds me of living in Rochester, NY where my beautiful red tulips were flattened by a snowstorm the week of Mother’s Day. Yes, that’s mid-MAY, for god’s sake!

  2. I have never seen quince blossoms. The color is beautiful. It seems quite late for snow. Hope that is it now for you and, the doggies. I do not usually eat any kind of a casserole, but this looks very good.

  3. Lovely photos, Katie. They remind me of our first spring in Joburg when it snowed mid September. All the flowering cherries, quinces, wisteria etc were in full bloom. It looked so pretty but it was so cold. We had all put on light summer clothes first thing in the morning (the schools were back in summer uniforms) and by lunchtime the winter woollies had been hauled out. In the 32 years we have lived here it has snowed only 3-4 times because our winters are cold but very dry.

  4. Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup DOES look like erasers in glue! But when Mum used to bake chicken with Campbell’s soup poured over it, I always preferred it if she used the mushroom soup rather than cream of celery (brrrrr)
    I didn’t learn about green bean casserole until a few years ago so, like you, we make our own mushroom soup to put into it. (I LOVE green bean casserole; thank you for the reminder to make it).
    Sigh. Why must it snow in March? How fortunate that at least it looks pretty. I hope it didn’t do any damage though and that your quince fruits this year!

  5. Thank you so much for this recipe. Living in Japan makes it hard to find those American “staples” and while I don’t missed the processed foods at all, I do find myself craving some Midwest style stick-to-your-ribs food.

  6. Zoomie, I remember snow in MN in May…. Not often, but it happened. We’re not supposed to get snow at ALL!
    Susan, Green Bean Casserole is a Midwest tradition – as long as it’s not messed with LOL. Quince blossoms are gorgeous – but only once in 8 years have they produced fruit.
    Gill, all those bloomed at the same time? Wow. I hate late snow – I like it in winter, not now.
    manningroad, thanks, the flowers were pretty, but it just shouldn’t be!
    Elizabeth, I never liked cream of celery, either…. only the cream of chicken (which really isn’t at all appealing when I think about it)
    Phoenicia, hmmm…. no, not really. I had to deal with it walking the puppies. You only have to look at it if you want to. ;-))
    3tei, I can relate to that. Although more American foods are available here now than when we first moved… I would never buy the processed stuff any more. Glad to help LOL

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