Category Archives: Food

Skinny-er Scallion Cream Cheese Spread

This creation emerged after a visit with my daughter to help her search for a new apartment. She’s graduating from college in May and has been offered a job from the company that she is currently interning for. Yay! Anyway…we … Continue reading

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I’m Cooking Again! Yay!

Well, the crutches came off on Thursday and I’m finally getting to the point that I can stand in the kitchen long enough to make some decent meals. I am so very excited! It’s been almost two months and I … Continue reading

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A Few More Days, A Few More Mini-Projects

While being on crutches, I have to get creative on projects. I have to be able to do them while sitting for short periods of time (or else my knee gets really stiff) and I have to have all of … Continue reading

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I Am Proof That Stockpiling Makes Sense

As I’ve said before, I am not an extreme stockpiler by any means, but I do have a very well stocked pantry. One with a reasonable stockpile. About a month ago, I was injured resulting in the need for crutches. … Continue reading

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Still Have Turkey? Go Mexican!

Turkey, turkey everywhere! I don’t know about you, but I still have an abundance of turkey left over from Thanksgiving. I love me my turkey sammiches, but not every day for a week straight. So I decided to do something … Continue reading

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Un-Stuffed Cabbage

I absolutely adore stuffed cabbage. I do not adore the work that goes into preparing that particular meal. Today my sister-in-law brought up the fact that she had been eating stuffed cabbage all last week, which in turn made me … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe That I Am STILL Processing Tomatoes!

It’s November. It’s cold. My tomato plants have been gone a long time. The tomatoes have not. At the end of the season, I gathered every green tomato that those plants could offer and brought them home. I made Green … Continue reading

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It’s Oatmeal Season!

Let’s face it, there is just nothing like a warm bowl of oatmeal to get us going on a cold morning. I love that oatmeal is back “in style”. You can get it at any restaurant now, including fast food … Continue reading

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Scary Spider Snacks

Ok, maybe not so scary. How about making some cute spider snacks for the kids this Halloween? I originally found this recipe on food.com and made this fun food for my daughter’s 16th birthday costume party. They quickly came together … Continue reading

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I Fed 31 People for $107.26 and Had Leftovers!

My theory when hosting a gathering is quite simple. I follow two ideas. One, have a flexible menu and two, involve the guests. So when we host our large picnics at the farm, we supply the main course, a few … Continue reading

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