Monthly Archives: November 2016

Something to be Thankful For

I don’t know how many people there are in the world these days, but the number is in the billions.  They all have their stories, their hopes, dreams, fears and joys; who can know them all? God does! It is … Continue reading

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The Day is Here… Redux

…and with all that has gone on the last few days, the big dinner will be like a Sunday stroll in the park; easy money! Of course the arrival of Chef Brian assures that; he has half and I have … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: November 23, 2016

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Dessert is done!

Everybody loves pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, and the best pumpkin pie is a good sweet potato pie! Here is one I made this morning, moments out of the oven, and we’ll just let everyone assume it’s pumpkin.

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Reflections from Tuesday- Redux

Tuesday in Thanksgiving week is all about house cleaning; I’m sorry, but I don’t have any tales to tell about that, nothing to chuckle about, nothing to report other than mission accomplished. I can assure you that there is nothing … Continue reading

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Notes From Monday- Redux

As I was working on making rye bread for this week’s turkey stuffing, the thought occurred to me that people might wonder what the point is to making homemade bread for stuffing when you can buy it in the store … Continue reading

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Shout for Joy!

“Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.    Worship the LORD with gladness;     come before him with joyful songs.  Know that the LORD is God.     It is he who made us, and we are his;     we are his … Continue reading

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Getting Under Way- Redux

It would be a fair question to ask why I would choose a “Pennsylvania Dutch” theme for this years’ Thanksgiving feast; even I must admit that it is “different”. Of course “different” is a good enough reason for me, but … Continue reading

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The Problem with Thanksgiving Dinners- Redux

In America, Thanksgiving Dinner is a big deal in most families, because it is an annual, one time per year kind of thing. It has requirements of tradition that go back to the very early days of Colonial America. For … Continue reading

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Culinary Triumphs, Big Trouble, and Thanksgiving Dinner-Redux

Thanksgiving is right around the corner here in the USA, a day of feasting, celebration, family, friends… and of being thankful. It is also a day when cooks across the land are on the hot seat, being responsible for the … Continue reading

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