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

Awesome Fried Okra

When granddaughter Abbey arrived she had driven from California via Colorado for the better part of a week. She was ready to get out of the car and to get busy in Grandma’s kitchen! Our first evening meal together included garden-fresh fried okra.  Growing up in Colorado and California Abbey never had eaten okra.  I … Read more

Fried Zucchini Flowers

And they say “in the South they fry just about anything …”  Well, I beg your pardon, but my fry pan is 1200 miles away from my friend Sue in Alliance, Nebraska when she asked if I have any zucchini.  First, you must know that zucchini, Sue and I, go waaaayyy back to the time … Read more