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

Easy (and Delicious) Homemade Chicken and Noodles

delicious Homemade Chicken and Noodles

Growing up in Nebraska, homemade chicken and noodles was a favorite meal of mine.  My sous-chef dish-washing mother would buy a whole .  At that time, there was no such thing as fresh deli rotisserie chicken, like we can buy now in most grocery stores, Sam’s or Costco. I remember when mom would open that … Read more

Easy Warm Taco Slaw Recipe

easy warm taco slaw recipe

My house needs to be cleaned. But, I decided to start in my office and ended up reminiscing through my stack of recipes! I have this pile of recipes that fall into the category of: make again and take pictures or take better pictures make again because we love it ❤ loved it – blog … Read more

Don’t Hit That Delete Button!

Former Community Bible Study Executive Director, Camila Seabolt, is known for saying, “When you are walking with the Lord, change is always in your favor.” Her words have resonated with me through the years and I have come to fully believe and understand the truth of never fearing change when the Lord is with me. … Read more

Stop Blogging, Start Writing

Seven years ago on June 4, 2011, I wrote my first blog post.  As blog posts go it was fairly pathetic! I didn’t have a picture of the Asian Slaw but I was so anxious to get a post written I didn’t care. Sometime later I corrected my photo mistake and added a picture and … Read more

Struggle

Today’s blog post is written by our guest Tony Patterson.  Tony is a formally trained award-winning commercial / fine art photographer.  His work has been on display in the Tennessee State Museum, featured in print publications, utilized in website editorials, and displayed in various exhibits.  Most recently his work was on display at the Nashville International Airport. Recently … Read more

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Am I the only cook on the planet who hasn’t heard of Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole?  Apparently, when it comes to church food Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole has been a hit for a long, long time!  My friend, Lila, made this casserole for a Community Bible Study fellowship lunch this spring.  At first, I thought I … Read more