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Recipe: Twice Baked Wine Potatoes

As promised, here is the recipe for my favorite Twice Baked Wine Potatoes.  I have been making these for quite awhile now.  I alter the recipe each time, depending on the flavor blend I want to have for the meal it might accompany, so it really does work for so many meals.   687 more words


From Kermit to Cookies

Whew.  I am exhausted.  Mind you I don’t have much to be exhausted about.  Other than that pesky getting the house ready to sell  thing which aside from being a lot of work is a tad bit emotional. 337 more words


Cooking in Big Grove

The harvest is strong at the CSA and the abundance has been reason to engage in cooking again. It’s not that we haven’t cooked meals. It’s that there is so much to do in this brief time on the planet that like simmering pasta sauce from last year’s tomatoes, the activity was moved to the back burner. 389 more words

Local Food

Updated Mac and Cheese


Active Time:  25 Minutes
Total Time:  55 Minutes
4 servings

Our mac-and-cheese makeover wins raves of approval, having all the comfort and great taste of its predecessors with a substantially more healthful profile. 286 more words


Herb and Spice of the Week - Chervil

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium), sometimes called garden chervil to distinguish it from similar plants also called chervil, or French parsley, is a delicate annual herb related to parsley. 415 more words


Kitchen Hint of the Day!

Here’s one I had never heard of, thanks to Tina for passing this one along!

When making a soup, sauce, or casserole that ends up too fatty or greasy, drop in an ice-cube. 13 more words


Wasabi Soy Grilled Salmon and Squash

Last week one of Preston’s coworkers offered us a handful of squash and zucchini that he had grown in his garden.  Preston immediately took him up on his offer, and when Preston brought them home with him I went to work figuring out a new recipe to use them for.   298 more words

Healthy Eating