Scavenger Hunt Stop #3

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    The first ever Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt has ended and the grand prize winner, who will collect 23 new Christian novels with a value of over $250, is Elisabeth Scherer!      The winner of my drawing for a copy of After All is Shondra Brown! Your book is on the way, Shondra! Thanks to all who entered!     It’s too late to enter the …

Friday Recipes: Grandma’s Porcupine Meatballs

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Here’s an easy dish that you can make ahead and freeze. The kids like it — always good. And it reminds me of stopping at Grandma’s house on the farm. Bon Appetit! Porcupine Meatballs 1 c. minute rice1 lb. ground beef 1 egg2 t. grated onion2 t. salt (I use 1 t.)1/8 t. marjorumpepper1/2 c tomato juice Combine the above …

Friday Recipes: Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp

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I can’t claim credit for this recipe, but it’s amazing. I have a subscription to Better Homes & Gardens. Every once in awhile I’ll go through and pull out yummy recipes to try. This was an amazing winner. The kids inhaled it, and Eric and I loved it, too. Deveining the shrimp was a pain in the behind, but it …

Friday Recipes: Summer Grilling

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It’s so hot here, we don’t need to turn on a grill to cook mean — well almost. But it is summertime – the time to crack open the grill and chargrill everything. We’re cooking with gas! So today I thought we’d share our favorite grill tricks. Here’re mine for fantastic burgers: 1) mix a package of onion soup mix …

Friday Recipes: Fruit Cobbler

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As I’m typing this, I have a blueberry cobbler in the oven. Made with fresh blueberries that we picked this morning at a local blueberry farm. Can you say YUMMMMMY? The fresh fruit is one of my favorite parts of summertime. Better yet is when we get to go pick it ourselves. Maybe there’s an incredibly teensey weensey bit of …

Friday Recipes: Watermelon Lime Slush

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It’s summertime — at least according to the calendar though yesterday it was COLD in Indiana. So here’s one of those easy, and oh-so-refreshing drinks that’s perfect for a hot summer event. Think Fourth of July. I’m not sure where my friends found the recipe, but this is how I make it.Watermelon Lime Slush Take a seedless watermelon, cut into …

Friday Recipes: Grandma’s Cherry Delight

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All of us have recipes like this. The one you just expect to see on the overloaded, groaning table at family gatherings. Here’s one from my grandma: Cherry Delight Mix together the following to make a crust and place in a 9 x 13 pan: 16 squares Graham Crackers, crushed1/4 cup melted margarine1/2 cup powdered sugar Beat together: 8 oz. …

Friday Recipes: Simple Tortellini

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My family loves pasta. We eat it in spaghetti, macaroni, and all form in between. One of my favorites is tortellini. I was so excited when a friend introduced me to packaged dry tortellini because I could finally make it at home. Problem is my kids can be finicky and turn their noses up at cheese stuffed pasta. I know! …