Arabic Coffee – Turkish Coffee

scroll down for the recipe… Why is it that for me to talk about today, I invariably have to explain something about yesterday? Anyway, yesterday, B. came down with a mild flu. We were planning to go visit friends in the afternoon, but we had to cancel that. The kids were going to play together, […]

Company Chili

I served this chili to our friends who came over on Sunday after church. I call it Company Chili because this is a really big batch, but it can easily be halved. I like to add rice to our chili to make it a one-dish meal. If you want to add garlic, go ahead and […]

Apple Salad


I’ve taken this salad to countless potlucks, and also served it many times when we have guests for a meal. It’s super easy and tasty. Apple Salad 6 to 8 apples, cleaned and with the peel left on (Pink Lady apples are delicious!) 1/4 cup lemon juice good water 1/4 cup raw honey, or to […]


3 cups lentils, uncooked 1 cup brown rice, uncooked 1/4 cup raw apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, or whey 8 to 12 cups filtered water 2 large onions, sliced 4 T extra virgin olive oil (or other cooking fat, such as tallow or coconut oil) salt and pepper to taste optional: cinnamon to taste Put […]