Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Chili and Beans

Winter is here, and this is the time of year to spend with our loved ones and friends! Sitting around the table or fireplace. Playing board games and doing devotions at the table. Eating together at the table and talking about everyone’s day. Turn off the phones and screens in your home, and get to […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: A Holiday Treat — Jumbals

December is here, which means it is time to begin planning for the Christmas holiday season! So today I am going to give you a cookie recipe from my favorite American president, George Washington. This recipe, called Jumbals, is from the 18th century, and the flour they used then was fresh-ground whole wheat berry (this […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Today I want to start introducing you to superfoods. These superfoods are immune-boosting foods that give you health and longevity. The Lemon Blueberry Muffin recipe for this month has three superfoods in it. Superfoods: Lemons — give you Vitamin C and phytonutrients (limonoids). Laboratory studies have shown that limonoids, natural plant compounds found in citrus, may […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Southern Vegetable Soup & Corn Bread

Fall is here, and children have gone back to school. Soon the evenings will be cooler, and football Fridays are back! So, of course, I have to pull out my recipe for vegetable soup and corn bread. Luckily, we can still go to our vegetable stand and get fresh corn, okra and Vidalia onions. (Cooking […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Summer Chicken Salad

“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” (Hebrews 13:2) Summertime is a wonderful time to eat outside, and picnics can be anywhere. When my children were young, we would have dinner on our picnic table. The recipe I am going […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Crock-Pot Chicken

I believe Sunday is a wonderful time for enjoying our families and friends. I want to share with you something I do while I am cooking. It is called “Praying Stop Sign to Stop Sign.” Pray for everyone on your street and for the salvation of their households! Pray from the stop sign on the […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Stocking a Cold & Fresh Pantry

There are three other areas to include in a pantry. The refrigerator and the freezer are the cold pantries. Also, there is a fresh fruits pantry — it can be in your refrigerator or the freezer, or on the counter in your kitchen. All of the pantries complete how we stock our healthy food, and […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Stocking a Dry Pantry

Having a pantry is essential for eating healthy and is also important for getting real food on the table. It helps you stay on your budget and it takes the stress off because everything you need to make healthy meals is in your pantry. Each recipe I will be doing will be from this pantry, […]

Mary Beth’s Kitchen: Famous Brownies

Editor’s Note: With this month’s issue, we are pleased to welcome to our pages Mary Beth Oxendine, who will be familiar to some of our readers through her WGGS television program, “Cooking with Miss O.” She is the author of a cookbook, “Healthy, Simple, Southern Style Cooking on One Income,” and is a member of […]