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Recipe: Lamb Shank Pie

My, my, my… What a whirlwind of a month. I vowed to be meat free and be a vegetarian for the month of July, hence why I have not posted in July. 531 more words


Pirate Wench Stew

This is Jess.
She regularly dresses like a pirate wench.
She’s also the most competent person I know. Mother to four with a work away husband, she homeschools, ferments everything she can touch, budgets like a star but still feeds her family on 5star food- all day everyday. 552 more words


Rainy Day Soup

I don’t know what the weather is like where you live, but where I am it’s a rainy, dreary day. For me this says one thing, soup. 634 more words

Cook Like A Pro

Substitute Teachers are Evil

All substitute teachers are evil…. Well that’s what I remember from being in high school all those years ago. They usually came in and always over did it. 138 more words

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