BEAN SOUP

CBA – “A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall.  Music will follow.” In one of my last posts I mentioned a wonky bone in a ham that suddenly appeared in my life.  What this caused me to remember was my childhood, which was also wonky.  Besides that, I remembered…

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SEND ME A REMINDER

CBA* – “Ladies Bible Study will be held Thursday morning at 10:00.  All ladies are invited to lunch in the Fellowship Hall after the B.S. is done .” As I move quietly into my golden years …  Wait.  I’ve not done anything too quietly as of late.  I’ve come to realize that I’m on the other…

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GOLDEN MILK

CBA* – “At the service tonight the topic will be, ‘What is hell?’  Come early and listen to our choir practice.” After posting desserts under the rationalization of everyone needs a little sugar, I decided to post something to drag you back from the gate of sugar overdose.  OK.  I’m getting a bit dramatic, but…

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PLUM CAKE

Church Bulletin Announcement – Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church.  Please use large double doors at the side entrance. As I focus on living a more healthy life I also focus on normalcy. Yes, in the past I lived a very intense life.  I was under the illusion that…

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POTATO EXPOSE’

“It seemed like a good idea at the time.” Yesterday, if you’re one of my followers, you read about one of the ways to prepare a beef roast in a crock pot.  That recipe had potatoes and carrots under the beef.  This is an easy way to get an entire meal cooked while you’re busy…

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SLOW COOKER BEEF AND VEGGIES

“Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet.” The other day I came across a beef roast in the chest freezer.  Don’t go there!  Anyway, after I spent a few minutes wondering where it came from (it came from the chest freezer) I decided to do it up in the crock pot, aka slow…

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SOMETHING OR OTHER

“We can be blind to the obvious, and we are also blind to our blindness.”  Daniel Kahneman, Author of, Thinking Fast and Slow I’ll bet you’re all sitting there thinking that every day I whip up amazing meals from incredible recipes that thrill and delight my friends and family.  Oh, that’s right.  You’ve seen some…

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MY CHOPPER

“We know ourselves chiefly by hearsay.”  Bruce Lee Many years ago, it a galaxy far away (I think it was a Target store) I came upon a kitchen gadget that looked useful.  I thought it was something I might use now and then.  Boy, was I wrong! I’m talking about my Ninja, which I use…

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I LOVE UPS

“Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.”  David Gerrold Every now and then my husband and I play a game called, “Who Got the Most Packages This Week!” Yes, we’ve fallen prey to the “Buy with one…

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SPICY PEANUT SAUCE

“Some days I amaze myself.  Other days I put the laundry into the oven.” There is a rather traditional peanut sauce that basically contains, peanut butter, lime juice, something spicy, a dash of salt, and a bit of hot water to get the desired consistency.   So let’s see what I can do with this…

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