Tasty Bookmarking

Happy Saturday friends! Are you having a beautiful autumn where you live?  Our temperatures dropped into the 70’s during the day for about a week and a half lulling me into the I love fall mode.  Then WHACK this week Indian Summer returned with gusto bringing with it temperatures in the 80’s and HUMIDITY!  What … Read more

Pepperoni and Tomato Galette

PSSSSST…Please don’t tell my sous-chef dish-washing mom, but the Chief gardener just brought in MORE tomatoes. Yikes! I’m pretty sure I told her last week that we are done with tomatoes for this year …. Lucky for us we have fallen in love with tomato galette. Galette is a term used in the French cuisine … Read more

Southern-Style Fried Green Tomatoes

It’s August. I live in the South. We eat tomatoes. Green. Fried. Dipped.  I only fix these for us when we can get the green ones right out of our garden.  They are loaded with flavor — just not ripe yet.  Perfectly poised to be dipped and dredged, floured and fried.  This perfect season for … Read more

Weekend RoundUP and A Surprise Blessing!

Have you ever bought or sold anything on Craigslist?  Since July 9, 2007 we have used Craigslist 64 times.  Bought some stuff, sold some stuff, gave away stuff, well you get the idea.  Recently we sold some extra glass blocks left over from our guest cabin remodel.  I corresponded with the Craigslist buyer a couple … Read more

Green Bean Buddies

Today is the day the Lord has made and I will rejoice and be glad in it!
What is it about green beans and bacon? My first memories of mom cooking green beans is with bacon sprinkled around the top and simmering right along with the pot of beans.  Yum!  A few weeks back I was visiting Deep South Dish, one of my favorite blog websites.  Mary was blogging about Green Bean Bundles, a recipe given to her by a Facebook friend.  The idea of crispy bacon wrapped around a fresh-out-of-the-garden french green bean left me scrambling to the kitchen.  My Chief Gardener had just brought in a mess of green beans, I had bacon in the frig and I was set to go!
The recipe starts out by mixing up a vinaigrette marinade.  While I have seen many versions of this recipe across the internet, Mary’s recipe called for some Cajun seasoning. 

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Fresh Asparagus and Puff Pastry Pinwheels

Walk Through The Bible In One Year Week 21 reading plan Job 14 through Job 42 Click on the colored link to read each day’s scripture. Monday Job 14-18, Tuesday Job 19-22, Wednesday Job 23-28, Thursday Job 29-32, Friday Job 33-36, Saturday Job 37-39, Sunday Job 40-42 How is your week going?  Summer has “officially” … Read more

A Corny Week and a Corn Pudding Casserole

Walk Through The Bible In One Year Week 14 reading plan per day Click on the colored link to read each day’s scripture. Monday 2 Samuel 1-4, Tues 2 Samuel 5-8, Wed 2 Samuel 9-12, Thursday 2 Samuel 13-15, Friday 2 Samuel 16-18, Saturday 2 Samuel 19-21, Sunday 2 Samuel 22-24 Blessings as you read! … Read more

Weekend Round Up #5

Walking Through the Bible in One Year — Bringing the Story to Life This weeks reading plan per day: Monday (Genesis 1-3) Tuesday (Genesis 4-7) Wednesday (Genesis 8-11) Thursday (Genesis 12-15) Friday (Genesis 16-18) Saturday (Genesis 19-21) Sunday (Genesis 22-24) In case you missed the blog post earlier this week about my walk through the … Read more

Roasted Red Pepper and Asiago Cheese Spread

Walking Through the Bible in One Year  — Bringing the Story to Life Monday (Genesis 1-3)  Tuesday (Genesis 4-7)  Wednesday (Genesis 8-11)  Thursday (Genesis 12-15)  Friday (Genesis 16-18)  Saturday (Genesis 19-21)  Sunday (Genesis 22-24) Happy Monday!  I am excited to tell you that I am embarking on a wonderful journey to read the Bible from … Read more