Category Archives: Cooking & Recipes

Dinner Made Easy

I am a busy Mom. And, believe me, I know I’m not the only one out there! So, when I find a winner recipe, I have to share… When I sat down to write this I was trying to figure … Continue reading

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Melted Snowman Buffet

Every winter break, we love to bake and decorate cookies. I thought this go ’round we’d shake it up a bit. And you know how I love a theme, so join that love with our yet-unmet hope for snow this … Continue reading

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The Recipe is Just the Starting Point

I was recently taping a cooking segment that airs on the News I Anchor. The guest chef and I were talking in between takes. He said he loves to see people get beyond the fear of cooking and it most often … Continue reading

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Delicious…Without Being Hand-Cranked!

Does a bowl of homemade ice cream say, “Summer is here,” to you? Growing up in south Alabama, the summers were always HOT.  The heat was a great excuse to make some ice cream. My dad loved homemade ice cream and we … Continue reading

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Shrimp Tostadas, Anyone?

Being big into cooking, I’m always looking for new, tasty, and healthy recipes… I found this one, and it’s pretty much the perfect Summer recipe! It’s really simple to make…your kids can help! Check it out… Shrimp Tostadas | Afrodita … Continue reading

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[Easter Is Coming Very Soon] – What’s It All About?

If you are looking for recipes and stories to help teach your family about the true meaning of Easter, I have several Posts that will help you do that. My prayer is that you will share these Posts with your … Continue reading

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[Resurrection Story Cookies] – The Tomb Was Found Empty!

These cookies are designed to be made just before sending the kids to bed the night before Easter.  We have been enjoying this recipe for over 10 years.  I am not sure where I got it but this recipe is … Continue reading

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White Velvety Butter Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting – God Wants to Bless Us

These are really the best white cupcakes I have ever had. They are extremely light and fluffy. This recipe is totally different from how I normally start baking by creaming the butter and sugar.  A year ago when I first … Continue reading

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Recipe for Unleavened Bread – What Does It Represent? What is Leavened Bread?

Baking unleavened bread is a great activity for your family to learn the differences between leavened bread and unleavened bread.  I have given you ideas to discuss how unleavened bread was made and what it represented during bible times. I … Continue reading

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Potato Yeast Rolls – Jesus Talks About Yeast

Yeast is used as a leavening agent when making breads and baked goods. When yeast is added to a mixture of dough, a fermentation process begins as the yeast eats the sugars and releases carbon dioxide gas. The yeast absorbs … Continue reading

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