Category Archives: Food

Hey Good Lookin’, Whatcha Got Cookin’ by Cher’ley

   This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Food is an important part of our lives and we all have favorite recipes we have been raised with. There were 5 kids and two adults in our family and often we children would bring … Continue reading

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A Meal Worth Waiting For

By Stephanie Stamm One of my friends, along with two of her sisters and her daughter, took a tamale-making class in Santa Fe earlier this year. This past weekend at my friend’s cottage, she and her daughter, with help from … Continue reading

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Avocados of Discontent

By Stephanie Stamm Last week I heard a story on the radio about avocados and how we might have a shortage because of the drought in California. Apparently, it takes 50 gallons of water to produce a single avocado. California … Continue reading

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Not worth the salt!

This post is by Nancy Jardine Who would have thought it! Salt isn’t all that good for me. When I was born, way back in history (i.e. the early 1950s) nobody told me that I shouldn’t eat too much salt. … Continue reading

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Black Friday

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Black Friday. We begin to hear the never-ending commercials for the event in October and November.   Somehow Thanksgiving gets shoved aside as people eagerly anticipate the biggest shopping day of the … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking?

This post by Jennifer Flaten I signed the kids up for summer school. When I went to school summer school was akin to a stretch in the big house. Your parents threatened you with it, if you didn’t get your … Continue reading

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I Swear It’s Only Mint by Erin Farwell

Each spring I get in touch with my inner farm girl that manifests in the desire to grow crops in the warm, fertile soil. My efforts are hampered by a yard that has almost full shade, little knowledge of what … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cooking and Writing by Stephanie Stamm

A few weeks ago I decided to try my hand at making ciabatta. I like to cook, and I’ve made bread before, but I’d never tried making this light, airy Italian bread. Normally, I just buy it from a favorite … Continue reading

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Peep, Peep

This post by Jennifer Flaten Spring is on the way. You know how I know? It’s because the birds are singing, the sun is shining and Peeps have appeared on the store shelves. Okay, so maybe in a quest to … Continue reading

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Can Prayer Help You Lose Weight?

by Neva Bodin  I attended a prayer conference the other day–a most inspiring event. Two thirds of the way through, I was convinced, I could lose weight. Prayer would help me. The speaker gave many helpful suggestions in how prayer … Continue reading

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