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

Oh My Goodness, Where Do I Start?

Happy September 1, 2017!  It has been 10 months since I stopped blogging and as I sit at my computer my heart is beating extra fast at the excitement of writing again for My Daily Bread Body and Soul. The past 10 months have been filled with many blessings as I stepped away from blogging and … Read more

My New Favorite Veggie Casserole – Thanksgiving’s Coming!

UPDATE!  My friend Maribeth says she chopped up cooked chicken breast to add to the dish and made a main dish meal out of it.  She also added a sprinkling of dry ranch dressing to the mayonnaise before mixing up.  I’m making this again with chicken!  YUM!  (I can imagine chopped ham also making a … Read more

Butternut, Potato and Onion Crustless Quiche

I know, you know, I never met a Quiche I didn’t like.  So imagine my excitement when I saw this picture from Maureen at The Orgasmic Chef.  It is autumn in the United States and pumpkins and spice and all things nice are dancing in my head.  This includes butternut squash! Maureen begins her blog … Read more

Calico Beans From Mom’s Recipe Box

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”     John 4:24 ESV Whenever we are planning a family dinner someone always says “Mom, will you make your beans?”  The mom referred to is my sous-chef dish-washing mom and her beans are the calico beans she has made and perfected through … Read more

National Grilled Cheese Day!

It wasn’t until I became a “foodie” and started following a few food bloggers that I was even aware that April is National Grilled Cheese Month.  Really?  A whole month celebration for a grilled cheese sandwich? If you are a grilled cheese connoisseur, which my Chief Culinary Consultant is, then you are no doubt thrilled … Read more

Crock Pot Tomato Basil Soup

John 3:16 For God So Loved the World “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. ESV As Christians all over the world are preparing to celebrate Christ’s resurrection on Sunday, March 31,  I am humbled by this opportunity … Read more

Broccoli Straws and Cheese Quiche

Even though the daytime temperatures are still creeping into the low 80’s it is during the night these little mums are making their beauty known. As the night time temps dip to the 50’s it is a clear signal to the fall plants — time to bloom! They have patiently waited through the drought and … Read more