Tag Archives: cooking calamities

It’s funny now, but at the time—

I can’t help but to feel a little sorry for author Ann Schrock–will she ever live this down?~~~ DH and I were older when we got married (late 20s) so we were able to build a new little house. Until … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie Gone Wrong

Fellow Christian PEN editor Nancy Williams’s nutty experience~~~ One day I was listening to my husband’s telephone conversation while combining ingredients for his favorite pecan pie. I’ve made it many times, so did it almost without thinking. By the time his … Continue reading

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Big Fat Brownie Blunder

Author/Speaker/Editor/Writing Coach Jeanne Marie Leach has a sweet way with words, but back in the day, sweetness in the kitchen was a different matter~~~ Back when we were younger and attended the “Young Married’s” Sunday school class (we were already … Continue reading

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Melt Down

Ane Mulligan was in for quite a surprise when her mum-in-law visited~~~ Many years ago, in 1972 or thereabout, the hubs was injured in an accident at work. He was home and my mother-in-law came over to our tiny apartment … Continue reading

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Birthday Surprise

Author Jennifer Fromke shares today’s Cooking Calamity–a cake from the heart! ~~~~~ My favorite birthday cake also happens to be one of the biggest kitchen disasters we’ve seen at my house. We discovered the most fabulous cupcakes at a place … Continue reading

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High Altitude Giveaway!

Multi-pubbed Romance author, Davalynn Spencer, shares a high altitude tale, a cobbler recipe (which I’ve made before and love!), and a chance to win her newest Heartsong release, The Rancher’s Second Chance. Be sure to leave a comment! ~~~~~ When I married … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Thanksgiving Dinner

From the remarkable and multi-talented author, Pegg Thomas, comes a Thanksgiving tale of woe, where one must ask: Was everyone really thankful for this dinner? ~~~~~ I’m a pretty good cook. No, I’m not bragging, just being honest. Thanksgiving at our … Continue reading

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Good Ol’ Vittles Gone Bad

Paula Mowery, author of The Blessing Seer and the soon-to-be-released novel Be the Blessing, has a newlywed cooking story to top all newlywed cooking stories. Get ready for a giggle! ~~~~~ As a newlywed, I wanted to make a good impression on … Continue reading

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What is That?!

Anyone who has read my blog for a while may have seen the author of this Cooking Calamity in the comments section. Cecilia Marie Pulliam, “Ceci,” is one of my favorite supporters and prayer warriors. She’s special–just like her sense … Continue reading

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Stew–of sorts

This Friday’s “Cooking Calamities” post is a shortie by author Joanne Tailele. Her husband was in for a sad, sad meal~~~ When I first got married, at age seventeen, I had no idea how to cook. I sat for hours … Continue reading

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