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Food on Friday – Granola!!

As part of our health year and my desire to reduce the amount of refined sugar that goes into my family’s diet, I decided we needed to do better with breakfast.  The boys’ school day starts early and mornings are … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Kielbasa Kale Tortellini Soup

The other night we were running late and the meal I was planning was derailed after I realized that Chip had used the potatoes I needed in the potato leek soup he made the night before.  (Can I just say … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chip Muffins

Markus has turned into our baker and has been very busy lately baking muffins – which in turn has had everyone in the house very busy eating muffins. So this week, armed with both his mixing bowls and my camera, we turned over … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Avocado-Mango Salsa

Scallops were on sale last week so Chip came home from shopping with both a pound of scallops and a pound of shrimp.  Next was to find a recipe that would use both.  Nothing in the cookbooks so I did my … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Bread-making 101

So here we are, back to my hippie cooking lessons from when I lived on the self-sufficient organic farm in my hippie youth. 🙂 Bread, I learned, requires only 3 ingredients- flour, water and yeast.  All the rest is extra.  … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Stone Soup – Split Pea Style

I am an old hippie – and while a lot of my cooking and baking skills were learned from my Grandmother and Mother, my most basic and useful skills were learned while living on a self-sufficient farm in the Black … Continue reading

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Food On Friday – Swedish Nut Cake

Super Easy.  Super Quick.  Super Delicious. You only need to have on hand a few things that are a little out of the ordinary in your pantry – crushed pineapple, cherries and cream cheese – and you can make a … Continue reading

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