Pumpkin-Spice-Latte Trifle


Food

Confession: This is the time of year when I can’t help grabbing my camera and capturing the last bits of color outdoors. They fill my mind with light. (Hold on, hold on. I’ll get to the food in a minute.) I found a spot of loveliness in my kitchen too… a sensory delight, and not for […]

November 11, 2015

No-Bake Energy Bites


Food

Well, it’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon. {snort} In truth I find myself in the busiest stage of life I’ve ever experienced, a relentless and impossible month. So here’s a recipe for such a time as this—No-Bake Energy Bites, our favorite cookie at the moment. I found this recipe online (there are versions […]

March 23, 2015

Whole Wheat Honey Bread


Food

Hi there, dears! I hope your holidays were as delightful as mine! ***** Confession: I thought I’d never try a how-to video again, but I did. My sis-in-law was asking for a tutorial post on bread-making and I said—“Oh my. You just have to be there.” So I created a movie for her, in lieu […]

January 6, 2015

Ginger cookies filled with buttercream


Food, People

She made them better than anyone else could: small and perfect rounds, soft and sugared. And then she’d make them in miniature, the size of an American quarter, just for the little people. We called her Tiny Grandma, and her hallmark cookies? Ginger. I have her recipe, and when I bake her cookies I remember […]

December 22, 2014

Giveaway: Simple Servings cookbook!


Food

UPDATE: As of December 6, 2014, this giveaway is closed. ***** Dear people, I’m happy to announce there’s a new cookbook on the market around here! – Simple Servings: recipes celebrating the place of food, faith & laughter at Faith Builders. Beatrice King has gathered an incredible collection of great eats. She’s been head cook at […]

December 3, 2014