Alicia’s Birthday Feast

A few days ago I asked Andrew if Alicia would like me to fix something special for her birthday dinner. "I'd like to be wowed," she said. Clarification came in the form of "Branzino" (which is Italian for Sea Bass). The request was rounded out with "Grilled Asparagus" and then "Risotto." You can tell the …

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Rebekah’s Birthday Treat – Elevating the Human Experience

 I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil—this is the gift of God. Ecclesiastes 3:12-13 - Rebekah with the Strawberry Pies Once in a while, especially when there is a birthday involved, …

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Birthday dinner and “Poole’s Diner” restaurant review

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. - 1 Corinthians 10:31 Rebekah's birthday treat this year gave me the opportunity to avoid one of the America's most common spelling errors. I could write about Rebekah's birthday "dinner" or her "birthday diner" and be correct either …

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Five Food Friday #photofriday

Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do. - Ecclesiastes 9:7 Just for fun, this week let's do, "Five Food Friday." Life is never simple, and the day-to-day of caring for my parents can be a real challenge. So I try, …

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Take That, COVID

"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." - 1 Corinthians 10:31 - May 10 at Over the Falls I am trying hard not to get carried away here; but if you combine today's post with yesterday's "live music in church" celebration, it would be …

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Great food and complete nourishment – for our bodies and our souls

Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is the bread that comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”“Sir,” they said, “always give …

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Delicious Sea Bass from Chef Derek!

- Chef Derek! Having already posted - or re-posted - a fun "Santa" blog from last Christmas ("The Day Santa Showed Up for Lunch"), I think I'll offer a food column for this morning. It's been a few weeks since I shared something delicious and we're past due for sure. I don't remember having prepared …

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