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Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
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The seasons of dating and marriage
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Humbly listen to God and one another
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August 10, 2016
It has been a pretty hot summer. There is nothing better, in my opinion, than sitting on my back deck with some food off the grill and a pitcher of these watermelon margaritas. You can substitute tequila for lemon-lime soda if you prefer. Enjoy! Watermelon Margaritas Makes four servings...
August 10, 2016 - 8:15am
August 2, 2016
The last week has been hot, hot, hot! The last thing I want to do on a hot day is cook. When I have a gathering to go to, I try to make things that don't require my kitchen to be heated up. This recipe for Peach trifle fits the bill. It is easy to make and uses fresh summer fruit....
August 2, 2016 - 12:10am
July 26, 2016
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
The kids are gone and I am cooking for one these days. I don't like to make a big fuss when it is just me eating, so this recipe for Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad is perfect. It is flavorful, simple and delicious. Enjoy! Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad Makes two servings • 1-1/4 (6...
July 26, 2016 - 8:15am
July 19, 2016
Pina Colada Fruit Salad
In July, the weather is usually hot and humid. The last thing I want to do is heat up my kitchen by cooking. And when my kids are gone and it's just me at home, I am not going to make a big meal. A chicken salad or sandwich is fine. If i am still hungry, I'll add a fruit salad,...
July 19, 2016 - 12:08am
July 8, 2016
Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken
Seeing that it is grilling season, I try to cook outdoors as much as possible. Not only does it keep my house cool, but I love the smokey taste of grilled food. This recipe for Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken is so simple to make and combines sweet and tangy flavors that burst in your...
July 8, 2016 - 12:10pm
July 5, 2016
Grilled Corn Salad
I love interesting foods and I like to grill. This recipe for Grilled Corn Salad is perfect and easy to make. Add grilled chicken for a simple main dish. It will last for days in an airtight container in the fridge too. Enjoy! Grilled Corn Salad Makes six servings • 6 ears freshly...
July 5, 2016 - 8:15am
June 28, 2016
Independence Day drinks
With Independence Day coming up fast (where has this year gone?) it's time to meal plan our holiday gathering. I get bored of the same drinks, just as I do with food. I like to try new things and surprise my tastebuds. Here are a couple of drink recipes that are perfect for the...
June 28, 2016 - 8:15am
June 20, 2016
Bacon-wrapped corn on the cob
It's grilling season! I love to grill and experiment with recipes. This recipe for bacon-wrapped corn on the cob is an easy side dish to accompany anything from brats to steaks to chicken. The saltiness of the bacon means that you don't have to add extra salt or butter to the corn...
June 20, 2016 - 12:10am
June 14, 2016
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
Do you like buffalo wings? Do you have some picnics or barbeques coming up? Why not make this Buffalo Chicken Pasta salad to share? It will remind you of buffalo wings and is simple to make. You can substitute your favorite vegetables when this easy side dish. Enjoy! Buffalo Chicken...
June 14, 2016 - 12:08am
June 8, 2016
Spicy Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry
I was looking through my old recipe cards looking for something to make the other night when I cam across this recipe for Spicy Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry. I made it that night and it was a hit with the family! You can eliminate the Sriracha sauce to make the dish milder. Enjoy! Spicy...
June 8, 2016 - 12:10am
May 31, 2016
If you are like my family, any holiday is an excuse to go all out with numerous dishes and have a real feast. Memorial Day is no exception. Inevitably, there will be too much food and the last thing we will want is a heavy dessert. Why not try this recipe for Basil-Lime Sorbet?...
May 31, 2016 - 12:10am
May 23, 2016
Cheddar Bacon Pasta Salad
Over Mother's Day, we had a cheddar-bacon pasta salad that was superb. It is a creamy, flavorful side dish that is perfect with grilled steaks. Why not try it for Memorial Day? Enjoy! Cheddar Bacon Pasta Salad Makes 10 servings • 1 (12 oz.) pkg. uncooked tri-color rotini pasta...
May 23, 2016 - 8:15am
May 17, 2016
Grilled steak kebabs
It's warming up outside and that means grilling season! The scent of this delicious recipe for steak kebabs is the perfect accompaniment to the warm weather, blue skies and an ice-cold beer. Enjoy! Grilled Steak Kebabs Makes eight servings • 1/4 cup soy sauce • 3 Tbsp. light brown...
May 17, 2016 - 8:15am
May 10, 2016
Chinese Cabbage Salad
I attended a bridal shower last week where another woman brought a lovely Chinese noodle salad. I have since been trying to recreate the recipe and found the following similar creation. Enjoy! Chinese Cabbage Salad Makes six servings • 2 Tbsp sesame seeds • 1 1/2 Tbsp rice vinegar...
May 10, 2016 - 8:15am
May 3, 2016
Shredded Beef Tacos
If you like Mexican food and are planning on a Cinco de Mayo feast, why not add these authentic shredded beef tacos with lime and avocado? Hailing from Mexico City, these tacos are full of tender, flavor-bursting beef and delicious avocado. Enjoy! Shredded Beef Tacos Makes 12 servings...
May 3, 2016 - 8:15am