Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

It’s Easter week and my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I are invited to a friend’s house tomorrow.  I want to take a little something to the hostess.  It is the southern way after all.  After church, I decided to make Hot Cross Buns. These buns are a delicious, fragrant and beautiful addition to any Easter … Read more

Catherine’s Best Broccoli Cheddar Soup

best Broccoli Cheddar Soup

It has finally turned fall in middle Tennessee.  We actually saw the thermometer dip into the low 50’s today with some rain.  For my Nebraska based friends who have already seen snow several times this month and a low of 6 degrees yesterday, I am sorry you are already tasting some of the old-man winter! … Read more

The BEST Cornmeal Yeast Rolls Recipe

the best cornmeal yeast rolls recipe

Don’t let the “yeast” part of these rolls intimidate you or stop you from making them. They are very straightforward, easy steps and the flavor is better than any other yeast roll that I have made. The milk, sugar, and cornmeal cook together to make a lovely mixture that is actually quite tasty on its … Read more

Hen of the Woods Cream of Mushroom Maitake Soup

Updated:  September 24, 2018, Since writing this blog post it has generated several comments from folks who know more about mushrooms than I.  The good news is that this Hen of the Woods soup recipe tastes great with either mushroom!  Pictures have also been updated. Recently friends gave us some beautiful Maitake mushrooms.  Maitake mushrooms … Read more

Scripture Cake

what is scripture cake

Have you ever heard of scripture cake?  What in the world is it?  Is it only for Christians?  Today, we are going to answer all these questions and share one of the best scripture cake recipes that I’ve ever tasted. What is scripture cake? Scripture cake is also known as “Bible Cake”, “Scriptural Cake” and … Read more