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A Delcious Quick and Easy Summer Supper- Crispy Chicken Thighs with a Blueberry Salad
Crispy sauteed chicken thighs with a delicious blueberry salad- The perfect meal for a hot summer day. I'm so glad that chicken thighs have finally come into vogue. The best restaurants in New Orleans now feature the lowly chicken thigh on their...
THE SIMPLE ART OF MAKING FRESH PASTA
I once thought making fresh pasta was what a short, pleasingly-plump Mama Rosa did in the mountains of rural Italy. I recently learned that isn't true. It's a simple, fun process. And DELICIOUS! Oh, my word, the difference in taste is amazing. Fresh pasta is...
THE ABSOLUTE BEST ROAST CHICKEN EVER!
My daughter Amy is an avid fitness expert and also a great cook. Her conversation is peppered with words like good fats, metabolize, gluten and the like. I just let her talk and hope she doesn't notice when I butter my bread. Anyway, she's always up for a good roast...
You got it right. Chicken confit--not duck. We were having our supper club over last week and I wanted to cook something a bit different. I thought of duck confit, which I adore, with it's crispy skin and melting tender meat. But it's hard to find...
WHAT THE BIRDS TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE
In the midst of the Christmas season. I’ve been running around trying to get everything done, checking off my to-do list. Whew! I’m tired. This morning, I sat down at Starbucks, and as I sipped my cappuccino, I gazed at the steeple on the church across the...
Baked Turkey and Swiss Sandwich
A friend shared this recipe with me and raved about it, so I gave it a try. But, instead of giving me a regular recipe with ingredients and an instruction list, she said, "Do this, then add that, then do this, etc." I was a bit confused, so after I plowed my way...
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"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness," Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
2 Corinthians 12:9
Each morning we can choose to trust in God and be thankful. Let's make that choice together.