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Yummy Recipe Monday: Broccoli Cheese Soup VII

Broccoli Cheese Soup VII

Recipe by: sal
"A thick rich broccoli soup with a really really cheesy flavor. This can be made in half an hour."  Save to Favorites


1 (10 ounce) package frozen broccoli  2 1/2 cups milk  2 1/2 cups cubed processed cheese  1/3 cup all-purpose flour  1 cup heavy cream  1 cube chicken bouillon  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Directions Prep 10 m Cook 20 m Ready In 30 m 1. Place broccoli in a medium saucepan with just enough water to cover. Cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Set aside and do not drain water. 2. In a large saucepan, heat milk. Blend in the flour and cheese until smooth. Stir in the cream and bouillon cube. Add the broccoli and it's water to the mixture and season with salt and pepper. Heat soup to warm and serve immediately.

Broccoli Cheese Soup VII

Sacred Truth Friday: The Greatest Commandment

““Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.” Deuteronomy 6:4-5 ESV
Read this today as part of my daily reading. Loving God with all my heart, soul, mind and strength. New Testament verses below that speak of this great commandment. 
“But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.”” Matthew 22:34-40 ESV
“And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with on…

Gospel Wednesday: John Chapter 9

“As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him. We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work. As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” Having said these things, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he anointed the man’s eyes with the mud and said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which means Sent). So he went and washed and came back seeing.  The neighbors and those who had seen him before as a beggar were saying, “Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?” Some said, “It is he.” Others said, “No, but he is like him.” He kept saying, “I am the man.” So they said to him, “Then how were your eyes opened?” He answered, “The man called Jesus made mud and anointed my eyes a…

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Yummy Recipe Monday: Garlic Red Potatoes

Garlic Red Potatoes
Recipe by:MARDI1030 "Simple, savory, and very flavorful variation on new red potatoes. Excellent side dish!"
2 pounds red potatoes, quartered1/4 cup butter, melted2 teaspoons minced garlic1 teaspoon salt1 lemon, juiced1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheeseAdd all ingredients to list Directions Prep 10 m Cook 40 m Ready In 50 mPreheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Place potatoes in an 8x8 inch baking dish.In a small bowl combine melted butter, garlic, salt and lemon juice; pour over potatoes and stir to coat. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over potatoes.Bake, covered, in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes, or until golden brown.

Garlic Red Potatoes

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Sacred Truth Friday: Serving God Faithfully

“As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. At the end of the time, when the king had commanded that they should be brought in, the chief of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. And the king spoke with them, and among all of them none was found like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. Therefore they stood before the king. And in every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters that were in all his kingdom. And Daniel was there until the first year of King Cyrus.” Daniel 1:17-21 ESV
“Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.” 1 Samuel 12:24 ESV
Daniel and his friends, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah served God faithfully even wh…

Gospel Wednesday: John chapter 8

The “but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. Now in the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do you say?” This they said to test him, that they might have some charge to bring against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground. And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.” And once more he bent down and wrote on the ground. But when they heard it, they went away one by one, beginning with the older ones, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him. Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lo…

Yummy Recipe Monday: Spicy Beef and Bean Enchilada Pie

Spicy Beef and Bean Enchilada Pie

1 pound ground beef  1/2 cup diced onion  2 cloves garlic, minced  1(15 ounce) can Tex Mex-style diced tomatoes  1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies  2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro  1 (1 ounce) packet taco seasoning mix  1 (20 ounce) can refried black beans  2 (10 ounce) cans red enchilada sauce (such as Old El Paso®)  2 cups shredded pepperjack cheese  2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese  6 (8 inch) flour tortillas  1/2 cup sour cream, or to taste (optional) 

Directions Prep 25 m Cook 50 m Ready In 1 h 30 m Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Cook and stir ground beef and onions in a large skillet over medium-high heat until meat is browned and crumbly, 7 to 10 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in diced tomatoes, green chiles, cilantro, and taco seasoning mix. Remove from heat. Mix black beans and 1 can red enchilada sauce in a bowl until creamy. Mix pepperjack cheese and Monterey Jac…

An update to my last post

An update to my last post concerning suicide. Truly beloved readers it's not the answer. A close family member committed suicide last year. And it's left behind pain. Please don't do this. Suicide is permanent and leaves behind pain and suffering for your loved ones. 
Seek help. Call 911 or a suicide hotline.

Suicide not the answer

Suicide is never the answer. It justs leaves behind pain for our friends and loved ones.
It may seem like the pain will never end. But it will. Just reach out for help. Whether you're a teenager facing pressures of bullying, a veteran struggling with PTSD, an adult struggling financially, whatever the case reach out for help. Suicide is never the answer. You are so precious and needed in this world. God loves you and you are precious in His sight.

If you're feeling really bad and suicidal, call 911.
Call the suicide hotline for understanding and support. 

Numbers to call for those to call who are outside the U.S.…

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Another great post at least this site:

Don't reject Jesus. Don't reject the Gospel.
1 HEAR 14 How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?
17 So faith comes through hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ. Romans 10:14;17 ESV
2 BELIEVE 24 I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins. John 8:24 ESV
3 REPENT The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent Acts 17:30 ESV
4 CONFESS THAT JESUS IS THE CHRIST, THE SON OF GOD 9 because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. Romans 10:9-10 ESV
5 BE…

Sacred Truth Friday: Chosen, Beloved

“But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.” 1 Peter 2:9-10 ESV
“As indeed he says in Hosea, “Those who were not my people I will call ‘my people,’ and her who was not beloved I will call ‘beloved.’” “And in the very place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ there they will be called ‘sons of the living God.’”” Romans 9:25-26 ESV
How exciting! Look at what these verses say for us, New Testament Christians. We are God's chosen, His royal priesthood, His holy nation, His own possession, His beloved, His people 
He has called out of darkness into His marvelous light through the Gospel. Now we can proclaim His excellencies. Testify …

Gospel Wednesday: John Chapter 7

“After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He would not go about in Judea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him. Now the Jews’ Feast of Booths was at hand. So his brothers said to him, “Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing. For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.” For not even his brothers believed in him. Jesus said to them, “My time has not yet come, but your time is always here. The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify about it that its works are evil. You go up to the feast. I am not going up to this feast, for my time has not yet fully come.” After saying this, he remained in Galilee.  But after his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he also went up, not publicly but in private. The Jews were looking for him at the feast, and saying, “Where is he?” And there was much muttering about him among the people. While some said, “He is a good…

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Yummy Recipe Monday: Taco Pizza

Taco Pizza
Recipe by DESHL "I was looking for a recipe for a taco style pizza, but couldn't find exactly the kind I was wanting so I decide to wing it and came up with this one myself. The results were great. My husband said it was the best one he'd ever had! For an extra treat, top with lettuce, tomato and sour cream." 
Original recipe makes 2 - 12 inch pizzas 
10 fluid ounces warm water  3/4 teaspoon salt  3 tablespoons vegetable oil  4 cups all-purpose flour  2 teaspoons active dry yeast  1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste  3/4 cup water  1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix, divided  1 teaspoon chili powder, or to taste  1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste  1 (16 ounce) can fat-free refried beans  1/3 cup salsa  1/4 cup chopped onion  1/2 pound ground beef  4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese  PREP 2 hrs  COOK 20 mins  READY IN 2 hrs 20 mins  Directions Add the water, salt, oil, flour and yeast to your bread machine in the order listed. Select the dough cycle. Check your dough…