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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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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Beer pairings and wine-snobbery!

You make grass grow for cattle;    you make plants for human farming        in order to get food from the ground,         and wine, which cheers people’s hearts,        along with oil, which makes the face shine,        and bread, which sustains the human heart.Everything is permitted, but everything isn’t beneficial. Everything is permitted, but everything doesn’t build others up.  No one should look out …

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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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Foodie Post – three dishes you want to cook!

“Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.“Your eye …

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“Four Photo” Saturday

Okay so I'm a day late. But then everything's late this week, right? But better late and carefully done than fast and sloppy. Anyway, Friday there were forty photos so I don't think anyone really missed out. Today I have to start with those fabulous Miami children, David and Beks. Doing school at home continues …

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