Snicker Doodle Cookies For Santa!

Snicker Doodle Cookies For Santa!

Do you have cookies ready for Santa tonight?  Well, I didn't until we made a stop to visit Lee's Aunt Mattie Lou this morning!  Mattie Lou reminded me of a recipe I had given her for Snicker Doodle cookies.  She said, "I made that recipe and they turned out great!"...

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Strawberry Cheesecake Cake

Strawberry Cheesecake Cake

[ The Birth of Jesus Christ ] In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of...

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Sticky Bottom Pie Crusts

Sticky Bottom Pie Crusts

I was sitting at a table with friends the other night at our Community Bible Study leadership potluck and Christmas party.  My friend Mary Ann said, “Jo and Catherine, you both cook a lot, can you tell me how to keep pecan pie from sticking on the bottom?” Well, I sat...

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Classic Chess Pie

Classic Chess Pie

Chess pies are a Southern specialty that has a simple filling of eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of flour. Some recipes add cornmeal and others include vinegar. Flavorings, such as vanilla, lemon juice, or chocolate are also added to vary the basic recipe....

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All-American Apple Crumb Pie

All-American Apple Crumb Pie

Can you stand one more apple recipe?  If you are like me you may still have a few apples around from the fall bounty.  I made this Apple Crumb Pie a few weeks back and it reminded me of how much I like the simplicity of making a crumb topping pie!  It also reminded me...

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It’s Apple Time!  Let’s Bake Some Apples

It’s Apple Time! Let’s Bake Some Apples

Fresh apples are a plenty at this time of the year and baking an apple can make a very luxurious dessert.  I've baked apples for years but with a refrigerator drawer full of apples I decided to Google a new recipe for this old favorite.  Wow!  I am so glad that I did....

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Award Winning Apple Walnut Berry Galette

Award Winning Apple Walnut Berry Galette

There are many things I love about the fall and October in particular. One of which is the half-marathon my awesome husband likes to run in the first week of the month.  This year he had a "big" birthday which catapulted him into a new age group at this...

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Abbey and Her First Pecan Pie – JD Style

Abbey and Her First Pecan Pie – JD Style

I cannot remember when I made my first pie.  But on the bright side I know it was when I was still in high school!  My sous-chef dish-washing mom has made pie for as long as I can remember and I inherited her love of making anything pie! When granddaughter Abbey...

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Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream /  Ecclesiastes 3:1

Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream / Ecclesiastes 3:1

When I began to write this post about ice cream the corn looked like this. Today, the corn looks like this. Okay, I admit the ice cream recipe has nothing at all to do with the corn.  But it does have something to say about my ability to share an ice cream recipe when...

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How Control Freaks Let Go and Let God / Jeremiah 29

How Control Freaks Let Go and Let God / Jeremiah 29

I asked my husband, "Am I a control freak?" He said, "well, you are not a freak."  Then he went on to explain how he sees me as organized and that I like to be in control but not in a frreaky way. That wasn't really good enough for me to not call myself a control...

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