England Adventure: the food edition

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet[a] no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. 12 I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. 13 That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in …

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Gourmet on the Fly – quick read recipe

Today's recipe turned out so well I had to write this out just as soon as I could. Sometimes "freestyle" works, and it's good to take notes for later. Yes, there are certain principles involved because after all these years I kind of know what I'm doing, but chance and more than a little good …

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A look back at an interesting week via “Photo Friday”

- Rebekah and Derek Maul This week has been more about writing content than sharing photos. So "Photo Friday" is probably a welcome relief for those of you more interested in the pictures! Regardless, here are 4 posts I'd urge you to read if you missed them: A story of three rings Shifting our center …

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The Food of Vacation – always an adventure!

Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do. Always be clothed in white, and always anoint your head with oil. Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love all the days of your allotted span of life that have been given to you under the sun …

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Coming Out… (as a food blogger)!

Okay, so I'll admit it: views, likes, and shares are important. I could insist that this space is exclusively about sharing the Good News, or the privilege of influencing more people in terms of how they think, but - even though both points are absolutely true - I confess there is a little ego somewhere …

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Dogs, Flowers, and Sandwiches – this week’s Photo-Friday

Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning,    for I am trusting you.Show me where to walk,    for I give myself to you.Psalm 143:8 It is always interesting to review the past week's photographs, and take note of what was left out when I was sharing other thoughts, devotions, opinion, and commentary. Sometimes I take photographs …

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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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