Texas Sheet Cake

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Texas Sheet Cake:

You need a big pan–like a jelly roll pan. 15×10 or something like that. The cake will be approximately 1 inch thick but long and a lot of it. Preheat oven to 350. If you just have a 9×13, decrease the cooking temp to 325 for 30 – 40 minutes. It’s a dense cake. Continue reading


50+ Soup Recipes

As I was looking at my poor little pantry last night, I thought, “I need to add some soups to our meal times, especially this month.”  Thankfully, Jill at Blessed Beyond a Doubt has been working her little fingers to the ham bone putting together a list of 50+ Soup Recipes.  Where to start?

Click here to find a soup that fits your style.  And she has them all organized, too, cuz she’s cool like that.


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The BEST Strawberry Rose Tutorial Video

My husband is so many wonderful things, and “fruit carver” is one of them. He is also an excellent instructor.  Watch the 4 minute video on how to carve a strawberry into a rose below, and then you, too, can add “fruit carver” to your resume. When the strawberry is carved like this, it is presented to your palette in a completely different manner. Very “full”. Hard to describe. Just try it and you’ll understand. : )

I made a chocolate yogurt using a 32 oz tub of plain yogurt, ¼ cup of honey, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1/8 tsp salt, and ¼ – ½ cup of cocoa. It will still be a little tart.

Hubby laid the yogurt as a base on a plate, then he layered sliced up kiwi and strawberries. The sweet from the fruit balanced out the tang from the yogurt. It was delicious! And we all devoured it—kids included.

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