New Food Items!

A nice thing about changing weather is that we get to bring in some new food items.  Out goes the hot meals like Ham & Beans and Beef & Noodles. (We keep Chicken & Noodles year-round because it sells no matter what the weather is like!) In comes Polish Sausage & Sauerkraut and our new… Read more »

Welcome Hawaiian Chicken!

As we joyfully welcome Spring, we are introducing a fresh, new item–the Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich! We start by charbroilling a 5oz. Chicken Breast and pineapple rings. Then we melt provolone cheese on the chicken and cover it with 2 pineapple rings, and top it with a favorite sauce such as BBQ, Honey Mustard, or 1000… Read more »

Green Tea Benefits

Looking for a great alternative to coffee in the morning?  Why not consider Hot Green Tea with it’s many health benefits?  Green Tea has been shown to increase metabolism and improve blood flow.  Being rich in antioxidants, it not only helps treat diabetes but lowers the risk of getting diabetes. Those same antioxidants prevent plaque… Read more »

Cooking with a Chef

Last week, Mike got an opportunity to cook alongside a “real Chef”!  (Line cooking is not the same as Chef cooking) He spent the afternoon with Chef Bill from the Fields Cooking School in Morton.  He was challenged with some new recipes that look complicated but really are not, and may be found soon on… Read more »


As we sit here bemoaning the cold and snow, it’s nice to be reminded that Illinois has “lucked-out” so far this winter in comparison to other parts of the U.S.  I can’t even imagine what it would be like to have floods and landslides coming right out of overwhelming snow! And even though the power… Read more »

Wedding Celebration

Our weekend was filled with wedding, family, and flood! Our youngest daughter got married to a wonderful young man at a beautiful ceremony with a fun reception following! Mike and I were beyond blessed by the “family” of Crosspoint Church who completely took care of all the details of the church and reception, so that… Read more »