Updated: September 24, 2018, Since writing this blog post it has generated several comments from folks who know more about mushrooms than I. The good news is that this Hen of the Woods soup recipe tastes great with either mushroom! Pictures have also been updated. Recently friends gave us some beautiful Maitake mushrooms. Maitake mushrooms (Grifola frondosa) - also … [Read more...] about Hen of the Woods Cream of Mushroom Maitake Soup
Growing up in Nebraska, homemade chicken and noodles was a favorite meal of mine. My sous-chef dish-washing mother would buy a whole . At that time, there was no such thing as fresh deli rotisserie chicken, like we can buy now in most grocery stores, Sam's or Costco. I remember when mom would open that can and dump out the gelatinous goop of meat and bones. She would … [Read more...] about Easy (and Delicious) Homemade Chicken and Noodles
Are you a parent who is having trouble getting your kids to eat healthily? Are you looking for delicious vegetable options for yourself? Try broccoli bites today! I recently got a job as a nanny to two ADORABLE two-year-olds. They are just about the cutest twins you'll ever see and sometimes I can't believe I get to play with them all day. It's pretty much the best job … [Read more...] about Broccoli Bites
My house needs to be cleaned. But, I decided to start in my office and ended up reminiscing through my stack of recipes! I have this pile of recipes that fall into the category of: make again and take pictures or take better pictures make again because we love it ❤ loved it - blog it or this may be a blog-worthy recipe, give it a try! Today as I was sorting … [Read more...] about Easy Warm Taco Slaw Recipe
Am I the only cook on the planet who hasn't heard of Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole? Apparently, when it comes to church food Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole has been a hit for a long, long time! My friend, Lila, made this casserole for a Community Bible Study fellowship lunch this spring. At first, I thought I must have just been really, really, hungry because I couldn't get … [Read more...] about Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole
Do you make cabbage rolls? You know, the cabbage leaf stuffed with cooked meat, rice, onions, and seasonings? Cabbage "rolls" are popular among Europeans and traditionally served among the Jewish on Simchat Torah. I've read that stuffed cabbage is said to have entered Jewish cooking some 2,000 years ago. Recipes vary depending on region; Romanians and northern Poles prefer … [Read more...] about Cabbage Roll Casserole
Today we are happy to have Monica Henin from Addonkitchen as our guest blogger. Thank you, Monica! Having an in-house grill is always great because it allows a person to cook scrumptious food at will. Moreover, grilling is fun, especially for those who have an immense love for cooking. Placing a juicy piece of meat on the grill and brushing some oil all over the meat gives … [Read more...] about Two Easy Grilling Recipes For Beginners
I was never big on New Year's resolutions until about two years ago. Gross as it may be, I used to only floss my teeth right before going to the dentist for a cleaning. I would inevitably get the speech of "you should floss regularly for healthy blah blah blah." But one day I actually listened and decided to make a New Year's resolution to floss my teeth every night for a … [Read more...] about The Big Diet Myth
When you are in Manhattan the choices for a 5-star meal exists around nearly every corner. But when my Chief Travel Mate and I were reminiscing with friends, Catherine and Russ about Russ's awesome 4-ingredient Spiessbraten ... well, it didn't make sense to go anywhere except to the market to buy a pork tenderloin! Russ quickly agreed to make Sunday dinner. Spiessbraten is … [Read more...] about Spiessbraten, Idar-Oberstein Style!
As soon as Thanksgiving dinner is in our review mirror and before we start eating leftovers (or turkey noodle soup or turkey and rice casserole) I am ready for pasta, shrimp, beef, anything quick and easy. Enter ... Shrimp Tortellini! This incredible recipe meets my criteria - simple, fast, and unbelievably delicious! Starting with fresh store-bought tortellini this … [Read more...] about Tortellini and Shrimp
Recently I had the privilege of spending time with my friend Sharron and staying overnight in her lovely home on Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee! After a wonderful night of sleep, I woke to this beautiful sunrise. My iPhone didn't take as good a picture as my camera would have but all-in-all not bad for a phone! This Psalm sprung to mind as I thanked God for the beauty of His … [Read more...] about Morning Prayer and Evening Dinner
Happy September 1, 2017! It has been 10 months since I stopped blogging and as I sit at my computer my heart is beating extra fast at the excitement of writing again for My Daily Bread Body and Soul. The past 10 months have been filled with many blessings as I stepped away from blogging and concentrated on other aspects of my life. When I stopped blogging last year I … [Read more...] about Oh My Goodness, Where Do I Start?
From a recent visit to our friends in Sewanee we came away with armloads of fresh out-of-their-garden produce! We don't have a garden this year and the summer's bounty was such a lovely gift! I did the usual cucumber and onion salad, a luscious southern squash casserole, and then a super vegetable stir fry. But, if you have been with me on My Daily Bread for very long … [Read more...] about Summer’s Bounty Quiche
Last February my son, Cory, and his wife, Ann, began using Blue Apron, a meal delivery service. Both Cory and Ann work outside the home and so they share the meal preparation. But Cory enjoys cooking much more than Ann does and so he is the primary cook (and she does the clean-up!) Blue Apron is a nationwide delivery service (for the most part) that sends a box of … [Read more...] about When The Student Surpasses The Teacher & Blue Apron Sumac-Spiced Salmon
This recipe for hot chicken salad reminds me so much of my new favorite veggie casserole! Before you think I've mixed up my fowl and my veggies let me explain. Every once in a while I eat something that I just can't get enough of. It is usually when lots of people are around and I either make a complete pig of myself or I restrain and then can't wait to get the recipe and … [Read more...] about Friends Hot Chicken Salad