Fresh Kale Salad You Are Gonna Love!

I have to admit that I see “fresh kale” this and “fresh kale” that all over the food blogs.  I usually just keep on moving past them.  My Chief kale-lover husband would appreciate a kale dish now and then, but my kale-loathing sous-chef dish-washer mom turns her nose up at kale! Enter Heidy.  Heidy is … Read more

Loaded Broccoli and Cauliflower

My friend Peggy shared a post on her wall with a picture and recipe for Loaded Cauliflower.  It caught my attention because I just happened to have a head of cauliflower in my refrigerator.  You know what I mean?  Any other day I might have looked past it, but not that day because I needed … Read more

Blueberry Puff Pastry, Broccoli Straws Breakfast Quiche, Soul Food Ephesians 4:31

Happy Friday!  I took this picture last year when visiting family in California.  When I read this scripture from Ephesians this morning I thought of the prickly cactus that can represent the hurtful things in our life like bitterness, anger and wrath.  But the little yellow bloom reminds me the Apostle Paul tells us to … 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

Say YES To A Family Reunion and Roasted Sliced Cabbage

Have I told you how wonderful it is to have a family reunion?  No?  Well, let me tell you … When I was growing up in the 1950’s-60’s-and 70’s my father’s family held a family reunion every summer, usually in the city park either in Friend, Seward,  or Beaver Crossing, Nebraska.  My grandparents had 6 … Read more