Just what Mother Nature ordered! When Mother Nature on one hand delivers a lovely bounty of fresh veggies and on the other hand delivers days of endless rain? Turn those veggies into sunshine by making a big pot of tasty vegetable soup. Zucchini, Carrots, Broccoli, Radishes and Carrots, oh my! I call this, any vegetable […]
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The best compliment ever! And from hungry teenage boys to boot was them raving about a simple pot of hearty goodness combined with skillet cornbread. When one said, I could make a business out of this meal, I had to laugh. It’s not an unusual occurrence for me to have a house full of boys […]
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I am working toward my itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini bod. No, who am I kidding, I’m working toward my, let’s not look like a breaching yellow submarine in a one-piece bod! And I’ve realized there are certain things that I just can’t give up or cut back on, namely the piping […]
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Wow! I feel ready to tackle the week. I spent a couple hours last night with my current binge on Netflix, Mindhunter, on in the background while I cooked up a storm! First up was getting ready for lunches – Friday is a splurge day, I have lunch plans with one of my besties. Having […]
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This quote from a recent Forbes article really scares me. “In high labor cost markets, ghost restaurants can bring down the price of handmade meals, and at the end of the day, convenience will always win. Cooking on a daily basis is a mandatory chore that many people hate. By enhancing the whole value chain […]
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Is there anything better than homegrown tomatoes in Summer? Yes, your very own homegrown tomatoes. This is year two of my adventure into community gardening. It’s an inexpensive, easy way to work on your green thumb. I’ve repeated my rookie mistake again this year of planting too many tomato plants and having them take over […]
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I’ve been making cauliflower mashed “potatoes” for years now. My kids don’t like them but what do they know. Lately, I’ve been really craving pizza so I tried two brands that looked interesting. A margarita cauliflower crust pizza by Caulipower and a Mushroom & Roasted Garlic pizza by daiya. They were both good and definitely hit […]
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