Elijah the Fishbite by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

As a preacher’s kid, Elijah the Fishbite was one of my favorite elementary chapter books. My son Jared and daughter Manda loved the story as well. Cat-lovers, all, I have very fond memories of sitting on our old blue sectional all cuddled up cooing over the old fashioned illustrations and reading the story, one chapterContinue reading “Elijah the Fishbite by Agnes Sligh Turnbull”

July 24, 2021 Beefy Eggplant Parmigiana

About this time every year we face the challenge of using the remaining produce canned or frozen from last year.  There are a few freezer bags of tomatoes, eggplants, zucchini, peppers, and kale taking up real estate in the deep freezer from 2020.  There are still several jars of pickled banana peppers and chutney fromContinue reading “July 24, 2021 Beefy Eggplant Parmigiana”

July 23, 2021 Air-Fried Herb-Crusted Salmon with Zucchini Curls

We had a nice piece of salmon thawed in the meat drawer of the fridge that I wanted to prepare tonight for dinner.  And of course we have all this zucchini.  I am challenging myself to come up with creative, delicious, novel ways to serve up this vegetable – after all I don’t want toContinue reading “July 23, 2021 Air-Fried Herb-Crusted Salmon with Zucchini Curls”

July 22, 2021 Chicken and Avocado Salsa

For tonight’s dinner I pulled a couple of chicken breasts from the freezer and put them in the roaster to thaw. James offered to grill them and that sounded like a good idea but he is so busy putting up the siding to our house that I didn’t want him to take the time outContinue reading “July 22, 2021 Chicken and Avocado Salsa”