About The Mesquite Quilt Guild

Learning and Sharing

We are a collection of passionate quilters.  All of them are from various  backgrounds.  Skill levels range from beginners, advanced, novice, experts to Master quilters. We welcome the oppurtunity to share our passion of our art with you.  Come check us out!

Our Services

We give to those in need!

Volunteer Timecard

2019 Donations

First, Thank You Barbara B. and Delilah O. for helping sort all the community service donations. The members of the guild did a great job taking the time to cut out fabric, sew, package kits, hand out kits, etc. during the year. Community Services Donation Totals for the year 2019: Rutherford Senior Center: 10 quilts, 5 mug rugs and 5 pair socks. Sharing Life: 30 quilts, 10 pair socks, 10 hats and 25 pillowcases. Jonathan’s Place: 19 quilts, 8 pairs socks and 21 pillowcases.

Community Sew Days

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Few of the donated Pillowcases

Donation - Jonathan's Place

Donation - Sharing Life

Hints/Recipes

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Steak Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 1/2 pounds lean boneless beef round steak, cut into cubes 1/2 cup chopped onion 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon
By : Linda Burks | Dec 30, 2019
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Neighborhood Bean Soup

Ingredients 2 cups dried great northern beans 5 cups chicken broth 3 cups water 1 meaty ham bone or 2 smoked ham hocks 2 to 3 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules 1 teaspoon
By : Linda Burks | Dec 29, 2019
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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

INGREDIENTS   4 Tablespoons butter 1 large onion diced 1 pound mushrooms sliced white, crimini and/or a mix of wild mushrooms like chanterelles 3 Tablespoons flour 1 Tablespoon paprika 3 cups vegetable stock chicken stock or bone broth 3 Tablespoons soy sauce 1 cup 2% milk 1/2 cup sour cream 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 Tablespoon chopped
By : Linda Burks | Dec 28, 2019
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Hamburger Vegetable Soup

Ingredients 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 small onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled and chopped potatoes (I always use Yukon Gold) 2 cans (14.5 oz each) beef broth 1 can (10 oz) condensed tomato soup 1 can (15 oz)
By : Linda Burks | Dec 27, 2019
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Moroccan Cauliflower & Almond Soup

Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower (about 3-1/2 pounds), broken into florets 6 cups vegetable stock 3/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted and divided 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, divided 2
By : Linda Burks | Dec 25, 2019
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Clam Chowder

Ingredients 3 (6.5 ounce) cans minced clams 1 cup minced onion 1 cup diced celery 2 cups cubed potatoes 1 cup diced carrots 3/4 cup butter 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1-quart half-and-half
By : Linda Burks | Dec 24, 2019
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Vegetable Beef Soup

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs beef stew meat* 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil, divided Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 3/4 cups chopped yellow onion (1 large) 1 1/4 cups peeled and chopped carrots (3 medium) 1 cup chopped celery (3 medium) 1 1/2 Tbsp minced garlic (4 cloves)
By : Linda Burks | Dec 23, 2019
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Chicken and Rice Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup onion finely diced 3/4 cup carrots peeled, halved lengthwise, and sliced 3/4 cup celery sliced 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 1/2 cups cooked chicken shredded 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning salt and pepper to taste 6 cups chicken broth I use low sodium 2 cups cooked rice can be white,
By : Linda Burks | Dec 22, 2019
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Potato Soup with Bacon

Ingredients 1 pound bacon, chopped 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 8 potatoes, peeled and cubed 4 cups chicken stock, or enough to cover potatoes 3 tablespoons
By : Linda Burks | Dec 21, 2019
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Split Pea Soup with Ham

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 pound ham, diced 1 bay leaf 1 pound dried split peas 1 quart chicken stock 2
By : Linda Burks | Dec 20, 2019
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Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

1 tablespoon butter 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cups riced/shredded cauliflower (Pre done in freezer section) 1 cup chicken broth 2 ounces cream cheese 1 cup heavy whipping cream salt and pepper to
By : Linda Burks | Dec 19, 2019
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Guacamole Soup

2 cup chilled chicken or vegetable stock 2 8-oz packages frozen guacamole, thawed 1/2 cup half and half 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice salt and pepper 1 1/2 cup chopped cucumbers
By : Linda Burks | Dec 16, 2019
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Garlic Herb Soup

2 1/2-quart chick stock or broth 2 Tablespoon rosemary, fresh and chopped 1 Tablespoon oregano, fresh 1 cup parsley, chopped 2 teaspoons thyme, fresh 2 heads garlic, peeled 1/2 cup white wine
By : Linda Burks | Dec 16, 2019
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Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

2 – 14.5 oz cans of diced tomatoes 3 cups of chicken broth 1 and 1/2 pound diced cooked chicken 2 tsp chili powder 1 package of reds bean and rice Shredded
By : Linda Burks | Dec 15, 2019
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Chilled Strawberry Soup

2 cups frozen strawberries 2 cups of half and half 1 cup of whipping cream 1/2 cup of sour cream sugar Optional:  Fresh mint for garnish Place all ingredients in blender.  Blend
By : Linda Burks | Dec 14, 2019
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Carrot Soup

4 Teaspoons of butter 1 – 2 onions, chopped 14 large carrots, peeled and chopped 4 cup chicken or vegetable broth 1 cup orange juice Saute the onions in melted butter until
By : Linda Burks | Dec 13, 2019
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Broccoli Cheese Soup

1 stem broccoli 2 celery stalk, cut in thin slices 2 cup chicken broth 2 cup half and half 1/2 tsp. salt dash of pepper 1 lb. Velveeta cheese, cubed 1/8 tsp
By : Linda Burks | Dec 12, 2019
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Swamp Cabbage Soup

2 pounds of Italian sausage 1 small cabbage; shred it using a cheese grater 2 cans of asparagus 2 small cans of tomato paste 2 cans diced, stewed tomatoes 1 whole onion 2
By : Linda Burks | Dec 11, 2019
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Lentil Soup with Parmesan & Smoked Sausage

1 lb of smoked sausage, cut into bit-sized pieces 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 sweet onion, chopped 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 tsp dried basil
By : Linda Burks | Dec 10, 2019
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Chilled Avocado Soup

4 medium ripe avocados; peeled and pitted 1 garlic clove, minced 4 green onions, chopped 5 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon sliced pickled jalapenos, with juice 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco 3 cups sour
By : Linda Burks | Dec 9, 2019
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