Showing posts from November, 2008

Buttery Bread Machine Rolls

From The Grocery Cart Challenge
via Recipezaar
Ingredients 1 cup warm milk(70 to 80 degrees F.) 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 4 cups bread flour 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeastDirectionsIn bread machine pan, put all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer.Select dough setting.When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface.Divide dough into 24 portions.Shape dough into ballsPlace in a greased 13 inch by 9 inch baking pan.Cover and let rise in a warm place for 15 minutes.Bake at 375 degrees for 13-16 minutes or until golden brown.

Sweet Potato Streusel Muffins

From Heavenly Homemakers:Muffins:2 cups whole wheat flour2 t. baking powder1 t. nutmeg1/2 t. sea salt1/2 cup honey1/4 cup raisins (optional)1 egg1 cup mashed sweet potato*1/2 cup milk3 T. melted butter
Topping:3 T. rapadura (dehydrated cane sugar juice) or brown sugar1 T. butter, softened2 T. chopped nuts (optional)Combine flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in a bowl. Add honey, raisins, eggs, sweet potato, milk and butter. Stir until just mixed. Scoop into 15 paper lined muffin cups. In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients. Sprinkle evenly over each muffin. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
*To make mashed sweet potatoes:
Scrub two medium sweet potatoes. Stab them each with a knife, then place them in a glass baking dish. Cover and bake for 1 hour or until the potato is very tender. Allow potatoes to cool a few minutes, then carefully peel them. Mash the potatoes with a fork or potato masher.

20 Things to Make With Leftover Turkey

From Heavenly Homemakers:Turkey Sandwiches (oh please, surely I can be more creative than that) Turkey and Rice* Turkey and Noodles*Turkey Salad* on Rolls Turkey Roll Ups (Spread mayo and/or mustard on a soft flour tortilla, sprinkle on small bits of turkey, cheese, pickle, whatever…and roll it up.) Turkey Chef Salad (Greens, turkey, cheddar cheese, boiled egg, carrots, tomatoes, peas…yum!) Turkey and Biscuits (I’ll share this recipe later in the week.) Turkey Pot Pie (follow the recipe for Chicken Pot Pie in the Free ebook For the Love of Pie) Turkey Tortilla Melts (Make these just like a quesadilla, just add turkey pieces) Turkey Tacos (Simmer turkey in a little water with salt and chili powder…serve on flour tortillas with taco fixings.) Turkey Tortilla Soup (follow this recipe, just subsitute turkey instead of chicken) Turkey Stir Fry (follow this recipe, just add turkey) Turkey and Dumplings* Turkey Enchiladas* Turkey with Spanish Rice* Turkey Alfredo* Turkey Quiche* Turkey-n-V…

Pumpkin Pie Custard

From Taste of Home

“Instead of pumpkin pie, try this flavorful light holiday dessert,” says field editor Nancy Zimmerman of Cape May Court House, New Jersey. “My husband’s aunt shared the recipe after she brought this treat to a family party.”

Home Ec 101: Planning a Big Dinner

Many of today's women don't know the ins and outs of home making. Most schools no longer teach home economics. And if your own mother worked outside the home, chances are you may not have grown up with much teaching in the way of housekeeping and meal preparation. Check out this tutorial from Life as Mom.

After a long hiatus. . .8 tips to save you money on your Christmas shopping

I'm back.

I have been collecting goodies from all over the place to share with you. Here's a sample. . .

8 tips to save you money on your Christmas shopping

After the trauma some of our bank accounts have had this year, some of us are going to need all the help we can get this Christmas. If that is you, just keep on reading because I think some of these tips will make your Christmas shopping a little bit easier on the wallet.

Pray, Prepare, and Participate in the Election

Regardless of your party affiliation, please read this essay by Dr. Joe Haas, Jr. and vote the way God leads you. HE is in control, no matter what the outcome!


I want to remind all of us that we have a Biblical mandate to be involved in public policy, to be heard in the public square, and to be involved in electing leaders who will govern according to Biblical principles – to be salt and light.

Proverbs 14:34 says, “Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people.” There are many passages that affirm that a nation’s righteousness is determined by its public policies and how well they conform to God’s standards. Therefore, only God-honoring policies that lead to God-honoring actions can exalt a nation. How does this happen? God-honoring polices in a nation are the result of God-honoring public officials enacting those policies. If righteousness is going to exalt our country, then we have to elect leaders who honor God in how they will govern.

There is no Biblica…