Ada Brownell – Recipe for Romance – Part 1 of 1

Nonfiction author, Ada Brownell shares her yummy sounding recipe for sweet potato casserole & a chance to win her book, SWALLOWED BY LIFE: Mysteries of Death, Resurrection and the Eternal. Comment on any post dated Nov 19th – 23rd to get your name in the drawing. Deadline: Dec 1st, 11:59 pm central time. Here’s Ada:


      I borrowed this recipe from my daughter-in-law, Janice—a great cook!

3 cups cooked or 2 large cans sweet potatoes, drained

1 cup sugar

½ cup margarine, melted

½ teaspoon salt

2 eggs

½ cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla


1 cup brown sugar

1 cup chopped pecans

1/3 cup flour

1/3 cup margarine

Arrange sweet potatoes in a buttered casserole dish. Mix sugar, margarine, salt, eggs, milk and vanilla. Pour over potatoes. For the topping, stir together margarine, flour, brown sugar, and pecans. Spread over potato mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.       — Ada Brownell

About Ada: Ada Brownell spent 17 years as a daily newspaper reporter (mainly at The Pueblo Chieftain in Colorado) and has written for Christian publications since age 15. Her published writing includes two books, Swallowed by LIFE: Mysteries of Death, Resurrection and the Eternal and Confessions of a Pentecostal, out of print but now available for Kindle.

Ada still writes op-ed pieces for newspapers and has sold more than 275 articles and stories to Christian publications; has chapters in several books, including “50 Tough Questions” (Gospel Publishing House). She and her husband, Lester, have five children—one of them in heaven. Learn more at and!/AdaBrownellWritingMinistries.

About the book – Swallowed by LIFE: Mysteries of Death, Resurrection and the Eternal: 

Do you know evidence shows we’re more than a physical body?” The above book speaks about this mystery and the evidence; the wonder of life with all its electrical systems; the awesome truth about cell death and regeneration; mysteries surrounding the change from mortal to immortal; where we go when our body dies; resurrection; and a glimpse at what we will do in heaven. Questions and answers make this non-fiction inspirational book a great text for group study. It’s also written for support groups, religion classes, people with chronic or terminal illness, individuals who fear death or are curious about it, the grieving, and those who give them counsel.

Where you can find Swallowed by Life: Amazon:, Barnes and Noble:, .  And you can see reviews on GoodReads

Come back Nov 23rd for Joi Copeland!

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