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Asian inspired coleslaw

In Dinners On January 6, 2015 0 Comments

People often ask me what to do with cabbage.  It’s sort of a boring vegetable that most of us don’t keep on hand like we do with carrots… Read More »

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Cinderella Pumpkin and Impossibly Easy Pie

In Desserts On December 5, 2014 1 Comment

Did you know you can cook and eat Cinderella Pumpkin?  I actually wasn’t sure so I had to look it up, but now I am here to tell… Read More »

taco seasoning home made

Make your own Taco Seasoning packet mix

In Dinners On October 30, 2014 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s just so much easier to buy a package and have dinner halfway made before you even get home from the grocery store.  But in this case,… Read More »

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Creation Station

In Kid-Friendly On October 15, 2014 0 Comments

My son has been really into TAPE this year.  He likes to make things and tape things and our house sometimes looks like a giant recycling bin.  But… Read More »

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Pickled Yellow Summer Squash

In Gardening, Snacks On October 9, 2014 0 Comments

This was an experiment last summer that ended up being our family favorite and a great discovery.  Dill pickled yellow summer squash is amazing!  So tasty and has… Read More »

Moist and tasty!

Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake

In Desserts On October 5, 2014 0 Comments

It’s, guess what?, another……zucchini recipe!  My sister in law in Central Asia says “you guys sure eat a lot of zucchini.”  Yep! With my last zucchini of the… Read More »

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Hot or Cold zucchini soup

In Dinners, Gardening On September 25, 2014 0 Comments

This is a simple zucchini recipe.  My mom made it for us last month and I loved it.  I don’t know where the recipe originates from.  But if… Read More »

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Busy Day Cake

In Desserts, Kid-Friendly On September 21, 2014 0 Comments

This cake’s name is the truth.  My son really wanted to make a cake today and I felt busy with house chores like gardening and cleaning.  So I… Read More »

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Growing Garlic

In Gardening On August 18, 2014 0 Comments

The rule with garlic is this: plant it on October 15th and Harvest it July 15th.  My Dad taught me that and he follows it yearly and his garlic… Read More »

fig lemon nutmeg preserves

Fig Lemon Nutmeg Preserves

In Uncategorizied On August 4, 2014 0 Comments

I am delighted to say that I was welcomed to pick figs again from my neighbor’s trees.  They have 4 huge king fig trees lining the alley and… Read More »