Archive for Recipes

Chicken Corn Soup
February 25th, 2010RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

My friend Leslie Kalender McMullen was blessed to have a wonderful dad who happened to be a great cook and chef. Leslie’s dad passed away last year but leaves behind his great recipes and many memories with his family, friends, and an entire community in Dinuba, Ca where he dined and entertained people for many […]

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Healthy Eating
January 5th, 2010RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

Remember my post about my mom cooking it up in the 1950’s with margarine, Velveeta cheese, tang, and Spam? Well guess what the new rage was in the 1960’s? It was a new support group called Weight Watchers and my mom was nearly a charter member. After all that “healthy” high fat food in the […]

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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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