Hospitality Blog Posts

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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Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow

What can you serve to drop-in guests during the holidays, to carolers on your door step, to your neighbors, on your dessert buffet, or at your church potluck that everyone, I mean everyone devours? Puppy chow, that’s what!

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The Displaced Refugee

The Displaced Refugee

I know exactly how Ruth felt when Boaz approached her as she gleaned in his fields. She was simultaneously stunned and comforted when he said, “I heard how you left your father and mother and the land of your birth and came to a people you did not know.”

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