Thanks, Steve, for another great teaching! Shabbat Shalom!
When i prepare chili, i like to fix a full pot for sharing and freezing.
Make sure your beans are cooked and well softened, but not mushy. Cook the ground beef and crumble into smaller pieces. If needed pour off extra fatty liquid (i feed that to the chickens over rice – they love it!)
Place all these ingredients in an 18 quart roaster, stir gently, and heat through, then simmer for a couple hours – longer if you have time – stirring occasionally.
*optional – i don’t put in any chili powder because my husband is allergic
With the Feast of Unleavened Bread (one of Yah’s commanded feast/festivals for His Set Apart people), it brings to light His enduring love for us. There are many specialty diets out there, but the one i focus on is the one YHWH defines for us in Leviticus 11.
Many scholarly types wish to change the dietary laws by twisting Scripture in other parts of the Bible (and some even use extra biblical passages as ‘gospel!) to support their ideology. But honestly, if God says, why manipulate and contort to in your own mind justify your man-made habits and traditions.
In the popular vernacular – ‘What would Jesus do?’ the answer is for sure He would not eat ham! Are we to follow Jesus (Yahshua) or not?
Today’s menu includes salmon patties, so i’m replacing crushed crackers or breadcrumbs with rice and smashed sweet potatoes.
Israeli Salad would be another great side dish, but it is too much chewing for June (Allen’s 99 year old aunt) so my sunday lunches tend towards very soft.
On the side are new potatoes tossed with sea salt, olive oil, and rosemary and baked for 40 minutes. Lettuce bed. Dessert is our home raised, canned apples warmed with honey from Nebraska, butter from Ireland, and a good dose of cinnamon from somewhere. Topped with fresh sweetened cream.
20 April 19 (Holy Day) through 26 April 19 (Holy Day)
“Unsuccessful people make decisions based on current situations. Successful people make decisions based on where they want to be.” ~ Benjamin Hardy
This kind of goes along with ‘don’t go to the grocery store when you are hungry’.
The weather has been so dismally cold, windy, frozen, snowy, icy, miserable here in north Missouri, i decided to head south a bit to seek sun and warmer temps under the guise of looking for new land for me cows. Sadly, i seemed to drag the cold weather around with me, although one day was warm enough for 3 hours of saddle time on a good mount with great friends. A little hiking and exploring, but by and large it was too cold. One cold afternoon in Eureka Springs, i managed 2 miles in this cute, but busy town, followed by expert mani/pedi before heading north to Ozark, MO.
Although, paradise wasn’t found anywhere on my 2 1/2 week sojourn, my time was better spent visiting and catching up with friends and family. It was a wonderful time to observe, think, share, reflect, and be lifted in spirit.