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Yellow Squash Frittata

September 13, 2011

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I don’t know about you, but I currently have an over-abundance of these puppies: Anyone else in the same boat? If so, I have the recipe for you!  I was very excited to locate this recipe, but I had to tweak it a bit.  Here is the final version: one medium sweet or yellow onion, […]

Apple Craziness!

September 1, 2011

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It’s that time of year again.  The nights are crisper, the colors a bit brighter, and the kids are back in school. By October I am cooking stews, soups, and gingerbread.  Lots of gingerbread.  Fall simply demands it! Fall for us also means harvest time! Well, soon it will get into the low 30s and […]

Cherry Pie: a labor of LOVE!

August 22, 2011

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Yes, you probably didn’t know it, but homemade cherry pie is a labor of love.  This cherry pie has been years in the making.  Yes, years. First, you plant a cherry tree.  We planted ours four years ago.  The first year we had a cherry stick, not really a tree.  We got one cherry.  The […]

Garden Bounty

August 18, 2011

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It’s that time of year again. Harvest time! Harvest time comes late where I live.  Although we can put seeds in the ground after Memorial Day, June is often so cold and rainy those poor seeds stay in the warm ground, whimpering and generally being scaredey-cats.  Our garden always has a very slow start.  Then […]

Home Canned Roasted Pasta Sauce

August 16, 2011

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Tomatoes are on!  Finally!  I got this idea from my friend Blondie, and have found that the idea is quite adaptable.  It makes a delicious sauce.  This is what you do: Spray large baking dishes or roasting pans with Pam.  Blondie uses disposable roasting pans–less mess! Drizzle in a bit of extra-virgin olive oil.  Start […]