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Old fashioned pot roast recipe

My husband’s grandmother used to make “roast-a-beef” every Sunday.  She would boil the roast with some salt and pepper.  The result was a grey, tough lump of meat that needed to be cut with a chainsaw.   282 more words

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Fresh Corn and Tomatillo Salsa

My garden continues to produce plenty of tomatillos and when paired with fresh sweet corn, cilantro and seasonings, it makes a wonderful salsa. I’ve also used it to top my favorite… 148 more words

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Mini Banana Loaves and Writer's Block

Anyone who writes occasionally (or frequently) goes through bouts of writer’s block.

I’m experiencing it right now.

In between writing the first sentence and the second, I stared at the screen for a while, clicked over to another open tab to check my email, stood up and tidied up a few things I’d been avoiding, made myself a cup of tea, and contemplated baking another batch of banana bread before writing about it — I was thwarted from that last plan by my kitchen’s uncooperative lack of bananas, but I considered going to the store to get some just to temporarily delay writing about how to make them into banana bread. 518 more words


MONTHLY MEAL PREP PART I: Pop, Drop, and Roll!

The following is “Part 1” in a series of three blogs on how I prep meals for my entire family for the entire month in 3 hours. 1,395 more words

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Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini and rabbits have a lot in common. They multiply…and multiply…and multiply.  My zucchini plant has done well this year, keeping my daughters and I supplied in plenty of zucchini for salads, pastas, breads and, one of my favorites, Zucchini Fritters. 243 more words

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Baked bean chili recipe

Take the wonderful deliciousness of baked beans and the spicy heartiness of chili, simmer them together and the result is Baked Bean Chili.  Enjoy!

Baked Bean Chili…

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Microwave Mac & Cheese...endorsed by my two year old Grandson

My Grandson, Evan, loves Mac & Cheese. I’m not fond of the boxed variety and I didn’t want to make a huge batch since I typically don’t typically eat gluten. 93 more words

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