Pan Fried Steak and Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter

Pan Fried Steak and Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter

Happy Thursday!  Is it winter where you are?  Winter has really hit hard in Middle Tennessee the last two weeks.  Last week rain, sleet, and ice and last night ... snow!  Beautiful snow. I know that snow isn't a big deal for many of you.  But in my neck of the woods...

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Calico Beans From Mom’s Recipe Box

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...

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Awesome Fried Okra

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...

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Say YES To A Family Reunion and Roasted Sliced Cabbage

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...

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Spring Is In The Details

Spring Is In The Details

This is the cave spring that feeds the little creek that runs in front of our home.  The cave is located on our neighbor's property.  Lucky for us she doesn't mind us walking down her lane and across her front yard so that we can view this lovely spring.  During the...

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Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

Are you on Facebook?  If so, have you seen the zillions of recipes that are finding their way from wall to wall?  Of course you have, we all have!  I've been tempted to try this one and then try that one.  But, this summer and I've been very picky about the recipes I...

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Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup

A Time for Everything Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break...

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Preserved Figs

Preserved Figs

I didn't grow up eating figs, well, except for Fig Newtons, you're darn tootin!  If you weren't lucky enough to have a fig tree or two growing in your yard then this little bloggin' about figs will probably relate to you.  Here's my figs story and an easy preserved...

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Penne Chicken Casserole

Last spring I had the pleasure of eating a fabulous Seafood Lasagne at my friend Cheryl's home.  Cheryl is a great cook and always sharing a new recipe or two when we go to visit.  Her seafood lasagne was so delicious and I was well on my way to a second helping when...

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Cucumber and Onion Salad

As I sit with my computer on my lap, poised ready to write about cucumber and onion salad, I am brain-dead.  Truth is, I am posting this recipe for myself.  Yep, it is true. Selfishly, I am thinking of all the time I spend looking for the recipe note card, sorting...

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