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Farmer's Casserole

This recipe came from an All*Recipe magazine awhile back. I love it because you can put everything together ahead of time so it’s ready to just pop into the oven in the morning. 203 more words


Cheesy Pork Chops and Potatoes

Cheesy Pork Chops and Potatoes

Our daughter loves helping find potatoes as I dig them up from our garden (and picking out worms from the dirt to keep in a container for close observation of their “wormy party” as we work, ha). 238 more words


When you're avocados are saying "Eat me now": Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado and Chocolate are just about my two favorite things. I eat both almost everyday… but never together. Until now. A friend brought over a bag of local avocados and I’m sure many of you feel the same when I talk about the anxiety of using an avocado at exactly the right moment. 233 more words


Hairy carrots

How many times have you looked in the back of your vegetable crisper to find half a bag of hairy carrots?

C’mon, you know you’ve done it. 231 more words

Fresh Food

Getting out of the weeds: How to "mise en place" through the tough stuff

Life, at times, can become heavy, complex and unrelenting. We add new responsibilities and are met with more demands than seemingly possible. Meanwhile, we take shortcuts and bend our own well-being, sacrificing the necessities of life – food (fast), water (minimal and replaced with coffee) and shelter (sleep. 686 more words


Orzo and Spinach Salad

I love the Orzo and Spinach Salad that Whole Foods makes and thought about replicating it at home.  A quick search on the internet brought me to one that sounded promising, and I made a few modifications.   145 more words

Chewy Pignoli Cookies (Vegan)





  1. pine nuts.


  • 7 oz. Almond paste cut into 1 inch cubes (do not use marzipan)
  • 1/3 cup of almond flour
  • 2/3 cup of all purpose flour…
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