Lemon Chicken with Green Beans and Mushrooms

Lemon Chicken with Green Beans and Mushrooms (I got this recipe from the Relish insert in the newspaper and it’s definitely a keeper. It comes from Jean Kressy, a food writer in Ashburnham, Mass. It’s delicious and even tasted better left over.) This old-fashioned chicken braise features the sunny flavors of Herbes de Provence, a combinations of … Continue reading

The Problem with Living Alone – Crumbs

Note: In case, you’re a first time visitor, you may have missed the Food for Thought post that preceded this one. Devos and Dumplings is divided into three categories: Generally, I enter a Food for Thought post on Mondays , Crumbs on Wednesdays and Recipes on Fridays. The categories are listed in the right hand column on this page or … Continue reading

The Problem with Living Alone

  I can’t imagine what it would be like to live alone. I’m sure it has its advantages, as well as disadvantages. I’ve decided one of the downsides would be not having anyone to blame for things. When I was a teenager, my mother was wearing my slippers when she tripped and almost fell. Her … Continue reading

Chicken Stuffed with Pepperoncini and Goat Cheese

This is a recipe from Martha Stewart. I made it yesterday and it meets my main criteria, easy. But it’s also delicious and impressive if you need a dish to serve for company. If you like goat cheese, you’ll love it. Chicken Stuffed with Pepperoncini and Goat Cheese        (Serves 4) 4 ounces fresh goat cheese ¼ cup … Continue reading

The Painful Side of Joy – Crumbs

“. . . I think I’ve learned exactly how the fall of man occurred in the Garden of Eden. Adam and Eve were in the Garden of Eden, and Adam said one day, ‘Wow, Eve, here we are, at one with nature, at one with God, we’ll never age, we’ll never die, and all our … Continue reading

The Painful Side of Joy

For many of us, our greatest joy has to do with our relationships. That’s’ because God created us to connect with Him and with one another. Otherwise, He would have left man alone in the garden. Hmmm. That’s an interesting thought. Do you suppose Adam would have eaten the forbidden fruit if Eve hadn’t been … Continue reading