Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup

Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup

Pasta e Fagioli Doesn’t the Italian language make “Pasta and Beans” sound like a ballet? What began as a humble peasant dish has made it’s way around the world and onto many restaurant menus. After tasting a few, I decided some time ago to create my own. Seeing as it’s fall now, I thought you […]

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Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I love a meal that can stretch your dollar and no one’s the wiser. You know that look on your husband’s face when he can tell the dinner you made was a last ditch effort to scrounge something from the cupboards without having to go grocery shopping? I hate that look. This meal is so bright […]

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Solomon’s Temple: Gilded Gourds & Filthy Rags

Solomon's Temple: Gilded Gourds & Filthy Rags

Believe it or not, gilded gourds did not originate with the likes of Martha Stewart. Embellishments such as these are first mentioned in the Old Testament, during the construction of the temple. In 1 Kings, Solomon is chosen to build God’s temple and he spares no expense. Cedar, gold, and precious stones are the building […]

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Harissa Macaroni & Cheese

Harissa Macaroni & Cheese

Homemade macaroni and cheese is one of the staples of my childhood. With four kids, things were hectic for my mother, and on nights when cooking fell to the bottom of the priority list (which to her credit was rare), we ate homemade macaroni and cheese alongside hot dogs. I don’t think me or my […]

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The Sweetness of Friendship

The Sweetness of Friendship

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think.” – Anne of Green Gables I can relate to the pure relief and giddiness Anne feels when she experiences genuine friends who care for her. Those are the relationships we ought not take for granted, as they are not guaranteed in every season of life. […]

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