God’s Bounty

God’s Bounty

We did not plant much garden this year.  It was a pretty not so good but eventful start to 2018.   The weather did not cooperate either.  It was really cold for a few days and then a really warm day.  I miss not having 

Cream of Chicken Mushroom Soup

Cream of Chicken Mushroom Soup

Time out today from projects to do a little comfort cooking during the ice storm.  Thankfully we did not get much ice.  Looking forward to some temperatures in the 50s and 60s next week. I do love winter days with a cup of hot tea 

Helping Out

Helping Out

The last two days I have spent cooking.  We have a new grandbaby on the way.  I thought it would be helpful if I could prepare some meals to put in the freezer.  It will make some quick and easy meals for them once the 

Spicy Walnut Craisin Pie

Spicy Walnut Craisin Pie

Tonight we are headed to Fristoe for the community pie auction.  Since I like making pies it is one of those events I can easily handle.  My only problem with cooking is I am not good at staying with the recipe and I like trying 

Raspberry Strudel

Raspberry Strudel

One of my favorite cookbooks is one my husband brought home from one of his sale(ing) excursions.  The cover is gone but the recipes are all delicious.  It was written back in the 70s.  I haven’t tried them all, but I keep working on it. 

Making Good of a Disappointing Day

Making Good of a Disappointing Day

Today is Valentine’s Day.  We had planned our family dinner today, but the weather did not cooperate.  So my hubby is enjoying a smorgasboard;  Hot Buffalo Chicken Soup, Potato Soup and Beefy Vegetable Soup. I had prepared Swedish Limpa Rye Bread and Artisan-Style Bread, as 

Making Sauerkraut

Making Sauerkraut

I love fresh garden veggies.  With just two of us we can’t eat it all.  But I can’t stand to see anything go to waste.  So I am always on the lookout for new ways to perserve foods.  Our friend gave us a big box 

Yummy Cinnamon Buns

Yummy Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon bread is not only delicious ,but it stirs up an aroma of memories.  One of my favorite memories is mother’s cinnamon toast.  We lived in Kansas City for a few years.  Daddy’s job was there.  But his heart was in the country and every 

Mother’s Homemade Noodles

Mother’s Homemade Noodles

I got up this morning thinking about my mother. My father, sister, brothers and I all miss her so much. Even though she has passed on before us, she remains a living memory through our lives. The last few years before she passed, I loved 

Light Spice Muffins

Light Spice Muffins

I enjoy cooking for family and friends.  I would like to think that someday I might be as good a cook as my mother.  She was an amazing cook.  She cooked at the south Warsaw School for many years.  But even before that she loved 

For My Dear Friend

For My Dear Friend

One of our greatest blessings is the opportunity to serve others.  This morning is just such a time.  I prepared for my friend a simple lunch.  What a joy to serve her today.  May it bless her not only physically but spiritually as well. Zucchini