Category Archives: Recipes

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

I love to try new recipes, but there’s something about holidays that calls me back to our traditional favorites. There are some recipes that I only make for special occasions, and I think that makes them that much more special. One of my traditional Thanksgiving favorites is a pumpkin roll. I got this recipe from […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Here’s my recipe for sweet potato casserole. It’s from my aunt, but I think it’s a fairly common recipe. Ingredients Casserole 5 or 6 large sweet potatoes (2- 29 oz cans) 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 stick or butter or margarine ¬†-softened¬†(can use 3/4 stick) 1 tsp. salt 1 ts.p cinnamon […]

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Thanksgiving Menu

We have for the last several years played host for Thanksgiving dinner for my husband’s family. It’s not a huge group of people (it usually just adds 5 people to our family), so it’s not that difficult. But it’s still a LOT more side dishes than I usually make for a typical meal. I started […]

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Thoughts on Food

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. I John 2:16 Many years ago I heard a sermon that pointed out that the three things listed as being “in the […]

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Simple Spinach Salad

I like salad, but I really hate to make them. All the chopping and slicing tends to keep me from taking the time. Plus there’s the keeping a bunch of different vegetables around to use in the salad without them spoiling. I’m sad to say, I have thrown away way too many vegetables. Last year […]

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Salad snipping tip

Salads have never been a part of our typical menu. One of the reasons is that the ingredients are expensive. Another reason is I’m lazy about making salads. (And then those expensive vegetables go bad in the refrigerator. That makes the salad even more expensive!) But, I know that they are very good for us. […]

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