Thoughts from the Porch – Post #2

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On May 23, 2018
It’s been a busy 4 weeks since my last post. Today’s post has 2 major sections. First, I’ll start with a debriefing following the annual meeting of the Carlton Landing Association. Also, I’ll give a recap of the 26th Congress of New Urbanism which just wrapped up in Savannah, Georgia.
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Thoughts from the Porch – Post #1

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On April 25, 2018
Hey Neighbors! And how is everyone? I wanted to draft this inaugural post of “Thoughts from the Porch” because I feel there’s a real need for more communication and better communication amongst all of the owners in Carlton Landing.
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Southern Living Dream Home Now Available

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On April 24, 2018
We love thumbing through the pages of Southern Living Magazine. We find inspiration in their homes, interior design and simplistic living. Traditional Craft Homes has a wonderful opportunity to make a Southern Living dream home a reality at Carlton Landing. Introducing the Four Gables home - a Southern Living plan with beautiful lake views, situated near Greenway Park and community's future second pool.
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Antipasto Salad

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On April 24, 2018
Mama Tigs Wood Fired Pizza Owner, Janette Davis shared their famous Antipasto Salad with us.
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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On February 13, 2018
These light and fluffy lemon ricotta pancakes with sweet blueberry sauce are a breakfast favorite. To Make the Blueberry Sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 2-3 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons water To Make the Pancakes 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons granulated...Read More→
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Skillet Baked Apple Crisp

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On January 16, 2018
Special equipment: an 8-inch cast-iron skillet Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. For the crumb topping: In a medium bowl, mix the flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt using a fork or pastry cutter. Cut the butter into small pieces and gradually add it to the flour mixture until evenly mixed....Read More→
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The VERY Best Brussel Sprouts

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On December 9, 2016
On a recent trip to Northern California, Grant and I enjoyed a dish very similar to this. The moment I tasted this recipe, I knew I needed to recreate it as a holiday side. Ingredients: 1 lb. brussel sprouts, quartered 2 T. olive oil kosher salt/fresh ground pepper glazed pecans 4 slices bacon, fried and crumbled...Read More→
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Caramelized Onion & Bacon Frittata

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On November 15, 2016
I love frittatas! They are easy, flexible, and the perfect cross between an omelette and quiche. This is a great meal for using up leftover meat or veggies in the fridge. Complement with a simple green or fruit salad. Ingredients: 6 slices bacon 1 large onion 12 eggs 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream 1 cup grated parmesan...Read More→
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Homemade Ricotta & Roasted Grapes

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On October 28, 2016
I love Fall entertaining! This appetizer is perfect for a cool evening porch party. Homemade Ricotta 4 cups whole milk 2 cups heavy cream 1 t. salt 4 T. fresh squeezed lemon juice Line a sieve with cheesecloth and place over a bowl. In a large pot, slowly bring the milk, cream, and salt to...Read More→
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Penne with Spicy Sausage

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On July 15, 2016
Savory, hearty and requiring less than 30 minutes to prepare, this pasta dish is a weeknight favorite with my family. Serve it on the porch with a crisp salad for a satisfying outdoor dinner. Ingredients: 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casings removed 2 tablespoons freshly minced parsley, optional 1/2 cup dry white wine 3 1/2...Read More→
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Lemon Ice Box Pie In A Jar

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On June 24, 2016
Cool, tangy and refreshing, this lemon dessert is the perfect antidote for hot summer nights. It’s a snap to prepare, and you can make it up to three days in advance. Ingredients: Crust layer 1 cup graham cracker crumbs (18 crackers, or 2/3 of a sleeve) 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons granulated sugar Pinch salt...Read More→
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Citrus Roasted Spring Veggies

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On April 8, 2016
This is a wonderful way to prepare almost any vegetable. I have tried it with potatoes, broccoli, parsnips and more. Light and savory, the cooked veggies serve as a delectable side for a spring meal. I also love to warm up the left-overs for lunch, topping them with a perfectly poached egg. Ingredients: Asparagus Rainbow...Read More→
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Homemade Granola Cups

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On February 12, 2016
These cute cups are perfect for breakfast or an after-school snack. They are filled with healthy and delicious yogurt, and the kids love to decorate their cups with fresh fruit. Ingredients: 2 cups oats 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup vegetable oil pinch of salt 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional) 1-2 T brown sugar (optional – if...Read More→
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Cream Scones

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On January 29, 2016
My family loves these sweet, crumbly wedges with warm butter and jam or lemon curd. Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 to 1/3 cup granulated sugar, to taste 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/3 to 1 1/2 cups heavy or whipping cream Additional heavy cream, for brushing on scones Coarse...Read More→
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Gooey Chocolate Skillet Cake Ice Cream Sundae

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On January 15, 2016
Quick-To-Make Cake With A Long Name Here’s the perfect solution for those days when you NEED a chocolate sheet cake, but you only have 30 minutes to make it! My family pairs this cake with mounds of vanilla ice cream and a generous drizzling of salted caramel sauce. Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking...Read More→
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