• events

    Food and Fellowship

    Two part post… Roger: Each year, as a church, we plan out most of our events at the beginning of the year. This year, we stepped up the number of events that we have in hopes to have better fellowship and unity and also to see more folks get involved in the ministries and activities of the church. One of the “new” events we planned as a church was a fellowship meal after the evening service at the beginning of March. I say “new” because yes, we’ve had many of these in the past and they are always enjoyable, but this specific time was new because… wait for it… the…

  • Kitchen,  Recipes

    Mustard Sauce

    *Guest post by Jacque Granquist This recipe is my paternal grandmother’s.  She was an excellent cook, and we enjoy many of her recipes yet today. Mustard Sauce (for over hot ham)    – Evelyn Buwalda 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 c. sugar 1/4 c. vinegar 1/4 c. water 1/4 c. butter 2 T. dijon mustard Put all ingredients in a double boiler and cook until thick.  A strong dijon or Dusseldorf style mustard should be used if you can get it.

  • Cooking,  Kitchen,  Recipes

    Double Boiler

    *Guest post by Derek A while back, my wife had a need for a double boiler to make her DELICIOUS Ham Mustard Sauce.  There are plenty of pre-made solutions for a bit of a fee, but we opted for ingenuity as opposed to cash and decided to make our own. What we ended up with was a pot half filled with water and a glass bowl set into it.  The key, though, is three toothpicks set at 1/3 radial intervals.  This allows the steam to escape but keeps it from escaping too freely. Just thought I’d share this handy, cheap tip. 🙂