We all scream for SNOW ICE CREAM
Feb14

We all scream for SNOW ICE CREAM

We have all been stuck indoors for a year, and I’m sure you think you are running out of creative ideas for yourself or your family to do on a freezing afternoon, plus I think there is another snowstorm coming this way sooo it might be time to make quite possibly one of the best treats you have had in a while. Yep, snow ice cream. My grandmother used to make it for us kids, easy for anyone to make. Yummy for everyone to eat. • 1...

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turn up the heat for roasted vegetables with turkey sausage & rosemary
Feb04

turn up the heat for roasted vegetables with turkey sausage & rosemary

Now that winter is setting in, switch up some of your favorite weeknight meals and make them even more delish by roasting them at high heat. I always roast a chicken at 450, stuff with onion or lemon, salt and pepper, and whatever herbs. Rub with olive oil and your seasonings of choice and place in hot pan uncovered and undisturbed for 50 minutes or until the juices run clear. Some advice, buy a good chicken! Then try this, it’s...

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Basil Dip! A garden to table superstar
Sep04

Basil Dip! A garden to table superstar

This is one of the best summertime appetizers ever, and easy to make. I like to keep this dish seasonal, something to look forward to this time of year when basil is everywhere, especially gardens and farm markets. Serve with homemade pita chips. Basil Dip 3 cups packed fresh basil leaves 3/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup pine nuts 2 large garlic cloves (I mince mine) 3 or 4 tablespoon fresh lemon juice...

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COFFEE SOUP
Apr03

COFFEE SOUP

I think this old-fashioned recipe should be the next big thing. It does have some rather odd ingredients like butter, sugar, coffee, and crackers, but I just tried it again and it was delish! My Mom and Grandma Martha would make coffee soup for me on weekends or if I was sick or I think when we had nothing else. I totally forgot about it, then the other day my Mom and I got to talking about funny things like coffee soup and milk toast...

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Roasted veggie rice bowl with honey dijon dressing
Mar21

Roasted veggie rice bowl with honey dijon dressing

This is an adapted recipe I saw floating around online, It didn’t have an author but my hats off to them! I serve with my version of honey dijon dressing, so feel free to use yours. Serves four to six 2 cups cooked rice, I use Lundberg Wild blend Heat oven to 450 1 can of chickpeas washed and drained 1 lb brussels sprouts halved 2 small sweet potatoes cut into bite-size pieces Small bunch of radishes (8 ish) quartered 1 sweet...

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Date & nut cookies. Pretty. Ugly. Yummy.
Nov22

Date & nut cookies. Pretty. Ugly. Yummy.

A tasty dose of dried fruit adds sweetness to these moist, cakey goodies. I switch up the fruit and sometimes add candied ginger for a sweeter taste. Makes about 60 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 t baking powder 3/4 pound dates, pitted and roughly chopped 2 cups pecans, roughly chopped 1/2 cup dark raisins 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup dried cherries 3 large eggs 1/2 cup PLUS 2 T sugar 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 T fresh lemon juice 2 t pure...

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