Food for Thought – Edwina Napier

 

Happy birthday to Glenda Boone on August 21, Kobe Boles on August 23, and Lecil Thompsonedwinanapierclr on August 24.

Bible Verse

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful:

But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he mediate day and night.

– Psalms 1:1 and 2

Cherry Salad

two (3 oz.) pkgs. Cherry Jello

2 cups boiling water

one (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple

one (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling

one (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup sour cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup chopped nuts

In a large bowl combine Jello and hot water. Add pineapple and cherry pie filling. Pour into an 8 x 10 inch glass dish. Chill in refrigerator until set.

Soften cream cheese and mix well with sugar. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Spread over the Jello mixture. Sprinkle with nuts. Serves 6.

Melon Balls

1 cantaloupe, scooped into balls

1/4 watermelon, scooped into balls

1 honeydew melon, scooped into

2 cups strawberries, washed and halved

2 cups blueberries, washed

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup confectioners sugar

1/2 cup orange juice

2/3 chopped pecans

In a large bowl combine the fruits. In a separate bowl combine the remaining ingredients. Pour the dressing over the fruit and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serves 12. (You could omit the pecans)