Poor Man’s Potatoes

This simple side-dish first made its debut back in 2006 when MMCW was still just a monthly email newsletter.  When I ran across the recipe from Loi Palmer this week, I knew it had to be shared once again. Poor Man’s Potatoes Loi Palmer, November 2006 issue of MMCW 1 white potato, 1 sweet potato, 1 large onion, 1/3 cup olive oil, 1 package dry Italian or Ranch salad dressing. Slice all the potatoes and onion very thinly. Toss with {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

My Favorite Thanksgiving Pie

Cooking for Thanksgiving is a challenge–I seem to always forget something. Two years ago I forgot the cranberry sauce. Last year I did not read the thawing directions for our turkey. I bought it the day before Thanksgiving and put it in the fridge. My dear husband informed me that night it would take four to five days to defrost. My response–hamburgers anyone? I love Thanksgiving even if I’m not the perfect Southern cook. Big dinners are what we do {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Honey and Cardamom Sweet Potatoes

Loi Palmer 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cubed, 1/4 cup honey, 1/4 cup fresh grated ginger root, 1 stick melted butter, 1 tablespoon cardamom, 1 teaspoon black grated pepper. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss cubed sweet potatoes, fresh ginger, cardamom, honey, black pepper, and melted butter in a large mixing bowl. Spread sweet potatoes single layer, on a large baking pan. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. This is a different twist to the traditional candied {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Sweet Potato Casserole

Loi Palmer, November 2005 MMCW 5 medium sweet potatoes wrapped in foil and baked at 400 degrees for 45 minutes or until fork easily slides in. Topping: 1/3 cup butter, 1/3 cup flour, 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup chopped pecans, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup butter, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg. Unwrap baked sweet potatoes and peel off the skins. With an electric mixer blend potatoes, salt, butter, sugar, eggs, {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Chunky Sweet Potatoes

5 large cubed sweet potatoes, 2 large Granny Smith apples cut into chunks, 1/2 cup honey, 1 stick butter, 2 tablespoons cardamom, 3 tablespoon fresh ginger or 1 tablespoon dry ginger, 1/2 cup brown sugar. Place sweet potatoes and apples in a large baking dish. Melt the butter and honey in the microwave. Add the cardamom, ginger, and brown sugar. Pour over the potatoes and apples. Cook in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove and mix {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.