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Streusel Cake

Streusel cake. This streusel cake recipe comes from my sister Alice, and is found in our Second Batch Recipes cookbook. It’s a simple recipe and fits the spot for a quick coffee cake to serve to guests or even at your church coffee hour. You can, of course, serve it as a dessert following a…

How Getting a Handle on Gossip is Like Crossing The Street
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How Getting a Handle on Gossip is Like Crossing The Street

Gossip is like toothpaste. Gossip is like squeezed-out toothpaste. It’s easy to squeeze it out, but impossible to put it back in. Gossip is sharing private information with someone who is neither part of a problem or part of the solution. I heard that statement when I was a teenager, and have never forgotten it….

Basic Homemade Bread
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Basic Homemade Bread

An oldie but a goodie. I posted this recipe over four years ago. It came from one of Dave’s customers back in the late 1980s. I’ve been making this recipe for a lot of years. You probably have your favorite, too. You don’t even need a mixer to make homemade bread. You can read about…

Why Less is More

Less is more I learned again that less is more the day after I dropped my beloved crockpot on the floor. We stopped at Walmart to buy another crockpot. There were so many choices that I could not decide which one to get. I still don’t have a crock pot because I don’t want to…