Hospitality Blog Posts

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Chocolate Pecan Pie

I’m the designated pie maker for our family gatherings, especially our traditional Thanksgiving gathering at my second to oldest sister’s home. The location and occasion are a legacy passed down through several generations in our family

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Leftovers

Leftovers

One of the mundane items I claimed from my mom’s few possessions after her passing was a set of stackable aluminum food storage containers. Why do I cherish these pre-tupperware kitchen storage units?

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Any Fruit Cobbler

Any Fruit Cobbler

Several of you requested the recipe for my blackberry cobbler after I posted a picture of it on FB for the occasion of my husband, Tim’s, birthday. I’m calling it “any fruit cobbler” because this same recipe and technique can be used for any fruit in season. I especially remember mom making peach cobbler and “toot” (mulberry) cobbler in Lebanon.

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Yaghne or Vegetable Stew Like Mama Used to Make

Yaghne or Vegetable Stew Like Mama Used to Make

I’ve always cooked for pleasure, and part of that pleasure was anticipating the certainty of smiles of appreciation and enjoyment on our guests’ faces. However, yesterday morning, after an uncomfortable night of off-and-on painfull sleep, I was inclined to lay on the couch and binge watch something engrossing.

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Upside Side Down Anything

Upside Side Down Anything

In this topsy turvy upside down season of bunkermentality, meal planning has morphed from a dreaded chore into an anticipated event. Therefore, to keep with this theme, an upside down anything cake seems to be an appropriate dessert for this Easter weekend.

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Good for You Easy Bran Muffins

Good for You Easy Bran Muffins

Many of you have asked me for uncomplicated baking recipes. I have one go-to recipe that I’ve used since the early 70’s. It is one of those fadish recipes that we all used, but for some reason went out of style. You’ll be gad I resurrected this one for you!

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Goodness

Goodness

Goodness, the sixth spiritual gift listed in Galatians 5:22-23, is beneficence; being consciously unselfish in relationships. Do we practice Jesus’ example of unselfish wisdom in our daily interactions?

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