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I am so glad you are here. Stay with us as we travel everywhere. I hope you will enjoy the ride.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Rest stop at Lake Chautaqua, NY

  • Chautauqua Lake
  • Chautauqua Lake is located entirely within Chautauqua County, New York, USA. The lake is approximately 17 miles long and 2 miles wide at its greatest width. The surface area is approximately 13,000 acres. The maximum depth is about 78 feet. Wikipedia
  • Surface elevation1,308' (399 m)
    Area20.31 sq miles (52.61 km²)
    Length16.99 miles (27.35 km)
    Width1.988 miles (3.2 km)
    Shore length41.01 miles (66 km)

  • Saturday, October 5, 2013

    Cowboy Cookies

    Cowboy Cookies

    4 cups flour
    4 cups quick oats
    2 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp salt
    1 pkg. chocolate chips
    1 cup chopped nuts

    1 cup butter
    1 cup Crisco
    2 cups brown sugar
    2 cups white sugar
    2 tsp vanilla
    2 eggs

    Mix up the first 8 ingredients in a large bowl.
    In another bowl mix the remaining ingredients, then combine and blend the two mixtures.
    Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

    Makes a lot of cookies. Invite a lot of cowboys.