Sundays in the South

I missed last’s week’s Sundays in the South installment.  For the first time in over a month my mister had a Sunday afternoon off – so we enjoyed that time together.  I usually don’t get on the computer when he is home – because I want to be about doing life with him, not blogging. […]

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Snickerdoodles with Spiced Pumpkin Buttercream

Bring on the Fall!  The weather hasn’t changed that much from last week, but the feel in my kitchen certainly has.  Earlier this week I made some of these: some friends and some little misters in our home devoured these. They are all gone. I had never made a snickerdoodle until I lived with one […]

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Buttercream Cookies and Ministering to Widows

Food is such a way to minister to people.  Especially the lonely. The widows.  The lonely.  The Shut-ins.  How do we interact with these people on a regular basis?  I have to admit I fail at this miserably – but I desire to get better at it.  One way we did this as a family […]

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What’s Eatin’ #6

This week will be different because of a Grain-Free 4-Day Detox (stay tuned for more on that) and a holiday and some ministry opportunities coming for the weekend. I really do love using my love of cooking for ministry opps – everyone loves food, right? Monday: Making something similar to this pork roast and serving […]

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ELR14: Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with Cinnamon Buttercream

Last week was New Years, and on the second day of the new calendar – I started on my journey of cooking through Jenna’s recipe journal on Eat Live Run. I hung out with a friend and her daughters for a play date, convo day mixed with yummy cookies. Jenna’s recipes give me creativity and […]

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Ruby Red Madeleines

The taste of summer.  Bright fresh citrus in the form of red grapefruits.  Pretty pinkish color throughout these delicate, sponge-like cookies.  Perfectly shaped into sea shells – which is another favorite of mine in the summer – the beach.  These cookies are perfect! I borrowed a madeleine pan a few weeks ago from a friend […]

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Rice Krispy Chocolate Chip Cookie Muffins

  I got to bring something to a birthday party this past weekend and had most of the ingredients for these, so I went with a new recipe.  I liked the crisp in them and of course the addition of a little hershey’s chocolate on top. 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar, […]

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Chocolate York Cookies Sandwiches with Mint Buttercream Filling

Deep chocolate with york peppermint candies and a mint buttercream filling. Yum. I took a hint for the cookie from The Novice Chef and then made it my own. Thank you! Here you go: great for kids of all ages… 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking […]

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Pomegranate White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Oh, bring on the holiday season. I love baking for things during the holidays…trying new festive recipes that get out of my kitchen in a hurry. These will be gone tomorrow! And I did much better on tasting them than the buttercream sessions earlier in the week. I found this recipe on : Pomegranate White […]

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Chocolate Chip Nutella Cookies

Finally bought some Nutella when my parents were here over the summer. Got around to using it tonight for these yummy cookies. Chocolaty – with a hint of hazelnut goodness known as Nutella. 1 1/2 sticks of unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup of brown sugar 3/4 cup of white sugar 1 cup of Nutella […]

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