Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

It's Easter week and my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I are invited to a friend's house tomorrow.  I want to take a little something to the hostess.  It is the southern way after all.  After church, I decided to make Hot Cross Buns. These buns are a...

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Scripture Cake

Scripture Cake

Have you ever heard of scripture cake?  What in the world is it?  Is it only for Christians?  Today, we are going to answer all these questions and share one of the best scripture cake recipes that I've ever tasted. What is scripture cake? Scripture cake is also known...

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Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Every once in a while I get out of the kitchen and make way for my Sous-chef dishwashing mom to create something wonderful! That is exactly what happened recently after she was leafing through the fall Southern Living magazine and came upon this recipe. The minute she...

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Luscious Peach Pie

Luscious Peach Pie

I experience some real joys from living in the country. In the early morning, I can sit on my front porch in the solitude of nature. I enjoy the sights and sounds of the world coming awake, from the buzzing of the...

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Baked Blueberry Cream French Toast

Baked Blueberry Cream French Toast

I have been MIA from my blog for almost a month!  Yikes!  I am so sorry.  But the good part for me is that this summer we have spent time with almost all of our children, grandchildren, and one great-grandson!  We have only missed seeing one granddaughter (miss you...

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Friends Hot Chicken Salad

Friends Hot Chicken Salad

This recipe for hot chicken salad reminds me so much of my new favorite veggie casserole!  Before you think I've mixed up my fowl and my veggies let me explain.  Every once in a while I eat something that I just can't get enough of.  It is usually when lots of people...

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The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

Today I was given a beautiful gift. The gift of time.  For many of us our daily calendars fill up with running from place to place. From task to task.  UP and out of the house early, in and out of the car, home again and then off to a meeting or the grocery store! So...

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Alice’s Apple Goodie Dessert

Alice’s Apple Goodie Dessert

A couple of weeks ago my sous-chef dish-washing mom announced that she will be making  a new dessert for us each week!  Whaaat?  This is exciting stuff! It turns out that mom has "discovered" Pinterest some time ago and is drooling over pictures and recipes.  I am so...

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Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Pizookie

Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Pizookie

When some of our California kids were here this summer the dinner conversation turned to Pizookies.  At first when my step-son Bryan said Pizookie I wasn't sure what I heard him say.  I said, "will you spell that for me?"  He did one better and Googled it for me....

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