When every meal together is a special time of thanksgiving – three simple recipes

- North Carolina writer Derek Maul It has been a while since I wrote anything under the "Foodie" post label. Not that Rebekah and I have failed to eat with our usual enthusiasm, so much as that I have not had the available time to cook with the necessary level of concentration and creativity. This …

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Good Holy Foodie Bearded Reflections

And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.Romans 8:28 It has been another good food week here at Maul-Hall. I would have to hope so, considering the recent "budget planning" exercise I went through. Apparently the …

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life edit (live like you mean it)

It's another beautiful fall day here in Wake Forest One of my most important tasks this week is that of editing the final draft of my new book. Unlike many authors, who don't enjoy the writing process (especially the editing phase), this turns out to be one of my favorite aspects of production. I enjoy …

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the relationship between celebration and the generous heart (foodie post)

Then God said, “Look! I have given you every seed-bearing plant throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food. And I have given every green plant as food for all the wild animals, the birds in the sky, and the small animals that scurry along the ground—everything that has life.” And that …

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a theology of good food

So go ahead. Eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, for God approves of this! - Ecclesiastes 9:7 I have to admit it, I'm a little proud of myself. This year's first foray into a new cookbook went off, in my opinion, very well. You may remember my gift …

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live forward (one for the foodies – Oakley’s Grille)

Okay, foodie peeps, this post is for you! Yesterday, Rebekah and I went out to lunch with Lynn Oakley Marx, one of her great friends from growing up. Lynn and her husband, Randy, live in Richmond, but Lynn periodically heads this way to visit her mom in Sun City. Lynn's brother Keith has lived in …

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