Posts by Lois Altman

Christmas breakast was a success!

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A big thanks to all who made the Joe Mook Christmas Breakfast at the Soup Kitchen of Muncie a success. It took many donors and volunteers to plan and create a great meal and welcoming space for guests on Christmas…
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Don’t Shop – BAKE!

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Gift giving time is almost here. The stores are crazy.  Even too late for cyber ordering. Don’t stress. Don’t shop. BAKE! Bake a cranberry walnut cake. Perfect gift for everyone Cranberry Walnut Cake is the perfect gift for everyone on…
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Joe Mook Memorial Christmas Breakfast

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The Joe Mook Memorial Christmas Breakfast will be held on Christmas morning, December 25th. This year it will honor Joe Mook, who was a long-time, hard working person at the annual Christmas breakfast each year.  Joe passed on 9/26/2019.  …
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Fall is fresh apple cake time

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What better way to celebrate the fall season than to enjoy apples.  They are a marvelous fruit.  Eat them fresh.  Cook with them.   Bake with them.  No way is bad.  However apples seem to be especially delicious when baked…
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Perfect Fall Dinner-Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Fall has arrived. It’s time to enjoy the seasonal vegetables. Stuffed acorn squash makes the prefect dinner.  This beauty of a squash is versatile and mild tasting.  It’s great for even the most picky of eaters.  In addition, it just…
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Incredible Harvest Cake Celebrates Fall

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Fall has finally arrived. Celebrate by baking an incredibly delicious Harvest Cake. It’s so simple and so versatile. It’s a “dump” cake therefore no need to even use a mixer. Just get a couple of bowls and baking pans. You…
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Homemade corn ice cream? Great stuff!!

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Homemade corn ice cream is a fabulous late summer treat that few have experienced.  It may sound a bit strange however it is a “must do” if you are an ice cream aficionado.  It’s time to explore the unusual.  Corn…
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A great cake “makes” a lunch

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A homemade banana cake was the star of a recent lunch at the Soup Kitchen of Muncie.  Matilda, a regular volunteer, made it.  She is a generous baker who is most creative and talented.  Garnished with some donated fresh raspberries,…
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Have you gone “Into The Woods”?

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Have you gone Into the Woods – a stunning art exhibit of the work of Dan Woodson?   Currently there is an exhibit of 101 of his paintings at the Richmond Art Museum in Richmond, Indiana.  It is a MUST…
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