If You Can Keep It, by Eric Metaxas – Listen Up!

Hello friends!  Can you believe it is July?  My head is still stuck in April and I honestly can’t believe May and June have flown by.  It was my intention to give you a super new recipe for the 4th of July but I changed my mind yesterday.  (For my readers from around the world, … Read more

Happy 5th Blogiversary and Create Your Own Ice Cream Cake!

Five years ago tomorrow I wrote my first blog post on My Daily Bread Body and Soul.   It was my third attempt at creating a blog.  Three cameras, 2 computers, 3 different WordPress themes, 686 posts, 2,242 comments and over 1 million views later … here we are! My first posted featured the recipe for Asian Slaw … Read more

Happy Birthday Mom With Butter Pecan Cake with Caramel Frosting

What a blessing to celebrate my sous chef dishwashing mom’s 85th birthday!  Today, February 8 is her birthday, although we have celebrated for several days! Last week she spent time in Missouri with my brother and sister-in-law and their family.  They brought her home on Friday and I surprised her with 15 Bundt cakes that … Read more

Family, Friends, & Heritage Food: Pecan Puffs, Peanut Clusters, Fudge, Scotch-a-roos

Last week I was given the gift of spending time with my niece Crystal and her family.  After 6 years of classes, while raising three children and still working part of that time, Crystal realized a life-long dream of becoming a registered nurse.  We attended her graduation and then the pinning ceremony later that day. … Read more

Grandma’s Sweets Shared By Her Grandsons

My Grandma Paulsen was a lovely, gentle, funny lady. No matter who or when someone stopped by her home there were always cookies.  And sandwiches and treats.  And so much more.  My Grandfather was a Nebraska farmer and some of my best childhood memories took place romping wildly with my cousins through the barn, the … Read more

Apple Bread Pudding With Luscious Vanilla Sauce

When my sous chef dish-washing mom made Overnight Egg and Cheese Casserole for her Bible study group, we had a half loaf of white bread left over.  We are not big white bread eaters but we are big lovers of bread pudding.  I also had a few whole wheat hot dog buns also leftover from a … Read more

Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Pizookie

When some of our California kids were here this summer the dinner conversation turned to Pizookies.  At first when my step-son Bryan said Pizookie I wasn’t sure what I heard him say.  I said, “will you spell that for me?”  He did one better and Googled it for me.  This is a pizza cookie all rolled into … Read more

Ice Cream Sandwich Super Sundae Dessert

When the Brown Eyed Baker posted this dessert recipe I was totally captivated by her pictures.   It was the first of August and I had children and grandchildren arriving in just a few days.  I was in meal planning mode. What I didn’t know was …