Aromatic Fruit Compote

At a holiday luncheon my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I were served a warm fruit compote alongside a delicious egg strata.  Mom is absolutely crazy about fruit in about any form.  Me, not so much. As a matter of fact I usually loathe anything that even resembles...

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Our Favorite Peach Cobbler

My mother-in-law grew up about 3 miles from where our home is today. She went to school in the area, married here and began raising her children here. She is southern through and through. She knows good southern cooking when she tastes it.  If I were even halfway...

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Crock Pot Apple Butter

Crock Pot Apple Butter

OOPS!  I received an email from my friend, and loyal reader, Cheryl.  "Did you perhaps leave out an ingredient in your Apple Crisp recipe?  I have a very nice apple soup cooling in my kitchen", she wrote. Oh no! I immediately looked up my Autumn's Caramel Apple Crisp...

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Puff Pastry

A picture's worth a thousand words.  And a picture can tell a story just as well as a large amount of descriptive text.  Blueberries. Cream Cheese. Puff. Pastry. It's Labor Day weekend and the perfect time to treat your family to a tasty puff pastry like this one.  It...

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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...

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Weekend RoundUP with Squash Relish

Last spring my neighbor Gaye was telling me about a squash relish that she makes and serves with pinto beans and cornbread.   Growing up in Nebraska my mom would make white navy beans and ham with cornbread, but it wasn't until I married my Southern-born husband that...

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TWD:BWJ Blueberry Nectarine Pie

Nectarines and blueberries.  Do you think that is a weird combination?  I didn't, until after I made this pie and my family said, "why mess up a delicious blueberry pie by putting nectarines in it?  Good question!  What do the nectarines bring to the table and add to...

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Multigrain Buttermilk Pancakes with Peach Compote

Walk Through The Bible In One Year Week 25 reading plan Psalm 119 through 150 Click on the colored link to read each day's scripture. Monday Psalm 119:1-88, Tuesday Psalm 119:89-176, Wednesday Psalm 120-125, Thursday Psalm 126-132, Friday Psalm 133-139, Saturday Psalm...

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What’s Cookin’ – My Make-It Wish List

Walk Through The Bible In One Year Week 23 reading plan Psalm 40 through 80 Click on the colored link to read each day's scripture. Monday Psalm 40-46, Tuesday Psalm 47-54, Wednesday Psalm  55-61, Thursday Psalm 62-68, Friday Psalm 69-73, Saturday Psalm 74-77, Sunday...

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Weekend RoundUP June 30

I truly think Sarah Young's devotional Jesus Calling is one of the best I have ever read.  I like the idea of reading a snippet of a devotional early in the day and sometimes again during the day.  It helps me to stay focused on what is really important and let go of...

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