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Planning an Autumn Garden

We are moving into our new home in the middle of the summer, which means we need to plant a late garden.

I want to lay out the mulch and prepare the entire garden space for next spring, a space of 100 feet by at least 50 feet, but I will only need to use a small corner for this late summer garden, about 15 feet by 30 feet. 255 more words


Crock Pot Beef Roast

You know you’ve made a good meal when your hubby says, “That was a great meal, babe! Please make this more often!”  I was in a comfort food mood today and decided to make a pot roast.  572 more words

Paleo Recipes

Lasagna with Kale

To add more vegetables to our diet, I simply…add more vegetables, to everything!  I have long found classic lasagna to be heavy, greasy and sweet.  By adding mirepoix (the french holy trinity of onions, carrots and celery) to the beef while cooking, the flavour is enhanced tremendously.   212 more words


Butternut squash soup with coriander

Roasted butternut squash with cherry tomatoes.


Cooking Term: Mirepoix

Wow! Long time no post… Sorry, folks. Life is a little crazy around here right now. This week’s cooking term is:


(According to merriam-webster.com:)

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Monday in Mirepoix

Monday morning is when the weekly market takes place in Mirepoix!  I’d been to Mirepoix once before, many years ago, when a friend wanted to show me a particularly interesting church, … 1,157 more words


D is for Doubling Up

OK, one more food post and then I’ll move on for a bit…

I’m of the “cook once, eat (at least twice)” school of cuisine. Heck, to be honest I would eat the same food day and night for a week if it would save me time, but the rest of my crew is not enthusiastic about this practice. 520 more words