December, 2009

Little House on the Prairie Christmas Cakes
December 23rd, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 4 Comments

When my girls were little we loved watching and reading the Little House on the Prairie series. One of our favorites was from the Little House pilot which included the scene where Mr. Edwards walked through a snow storm to deliver Christmas presents to the Ingalls. The story ends with Ma finally warming up to […]

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Blueberry Orange Nut Bread
December 21st, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

This is a great tea or breakfast bread good anytime but especially during the holidays. I got this recipe from a dear friend, Gwen Hill. Gwen was my pastor’s wife during the early 1980’s and was a fun loving lady with a great laugh. She was the mother of two beautiful daughters, Melissa and Danya. […]

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Coconut Pound Cake
December 17th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

Great friends are hard to come by and ones that are exceptional cooks are even more rare. Cheri Gray was a great friend and a great cook and I am hard pressed to post just one recipe that came from her. I chose this recipe because it is one that is decadent, yet uncommon. Also, […]

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Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts
December 14th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 3 Comments

I used to have trouble choking down the pills I have to take for controlling my cholesterol, but it’s a lot easier now that I wrap them in bacon.~ Brad Simanek Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts-from my mother-in-law, Juanita Williams One can of whole water chestnuts ½ pound of uncooked bacon one cup of ketchup one […]

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Posh Playdough
December 10th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 5 Comments

If you are looking for a simple and inexpensive Christmas gift for young children or just a recipe for fun try this play dough recipe. I have the recipe card from my mom’s file and it has a note that it is from Lena Jackson. Lena was our pastor’s wife during the 1960’s and with […]

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Irish Teacakes
December 8th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

When my brother Harry was in high school he had a great idea that the way to meet girls was to enroll in a homemaking class. Harry liked to cook anyway and this would just be an added bonus to cook with a class full of high school girls. My mom was very proud of […]

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Gingerbread House
December 4th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

In addition to my mother being a great influence in my life, I have been blessed to have other great women who have left their mark on me. One of those great ladies is Roxie Turner. I doubt that any one is the same after spending time with Roxie. She has a smile that radiates […]

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