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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Grandma Schultz’s Best Butter Cookies

Grandma Schultz’s Best Butter Cookies

Over the new year's holiday, we traveled to Missouri to spend time with our nephew, Richard.   We were invited to spend New Year's Eve with friends Robert and Susan.  Robert's parents Bob and Sue joined the party as well as my sous-chef dish-washing mom and Robert's...

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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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Apple Praline Cake

Apple Praline Cake

Has the season changed where you live?  Are the leaves falling, the days are cooler, and the nights are made for snuggling?  Today, September 30 is the FIRST day since early spring that I can remember the temperatures anything less than 80's and 90's!  Whew, I am so...

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Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake – Got Blueberries?

Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake – Got Blueberries?

I make a lot of food that never makes it to my blog.  Not that it is all terrible (although sometimes it is!) but I only want to blog the recipes that are terrific!! Our blueberry bush produced a lot of beautiful berries this year.  I am so grateful to have them in...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

Am I the only baker on the planet who has never made these awesome chocolate and peanut butter no bake cookies?  A few weeks ago my sous-chef dishwashing mom and I delivered a panful of PW cinnamon rolls to our friend Julie.  Julie had given us fresh garden tomatoes...

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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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My Daily Bread and Sometimes Whole Wheat and Rye Bread

My Daily Bread and Sometimes Whole Wheat and Rye Bread

My Daily Bread means different things on different days.  Some days it just means I want to make fresh, homemade, fragrant bread for my family.  Other days it means I need to spend lots and lots of time in prayer. It means I need the Lord's strength as food for my...

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