Potato Flake Sourdough Starter

Potato Flake Sourdough Starter

Weeks after I posted a teaser on Facebook about starting a new batch of sourdough, I’m finally posting all the recipes as promised. The original starter came from a talented cook at First Lutheran, who got it from a lady at Concordia Kingsport (I think), and it...
Cake pops for Kate

Cake pops for Kate

This little girl is turning nine on Tuesday. Since I just interviewed Bakerella, inventor of cake pops, for a story, we decided to make some to take to school for her birthday. We started by baking a cake and then crumbling it into a big bowl. Then we added frosting...
Not many of you should become teachers

Not many of you should become teachers

In our new congregation, I’m working on learning names, faces, and stories. I’ve dipped my toe in the volunteering waters by signing up to bring a pan of lasagna on Sunday for our family’s welcome dinner, and pots of soup for two soup suppers in...
Happy thoughts

Happy thoughts

After yesterday’s post, I thought I should turn my thoughts in happy directions. Sometimes it’s the little things, like being able to eat again after a stomach virus. Like being able to eat this fresh, grassy olive oil sent to you as a Christmas gift from...

It’s all over.

So far this month, we have had Preschool Tree-Trimming Party and Concert Three kids’ birthday parties One grownup birthday party UT graduation/open house LWML cookie exchange Kate’s piano recital/party Campus ministry party K-8 Christmas Concert After...