Monthly Archives: October 2006


This evening D and I were working on some things on my blog here (you’ll notice some changes in the Sidebar), and I was frustrated about a particular post that I couldn’t get to format correctly.   I was showing it … Continue reading

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Apple Fritters

This morning I woke up with a craving for donuts (I know, BAD BAD BAD )â?¦â?¦.I didnâ??t really want to spend the money or drive to the donut store, so I decided to make some.   I have lots of apples, … Continue reading

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My produce baskets

I have had a few people ask me about my produce baskets.    I get my produce baskets from a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture).   This particular CSA delivers to my house each week.    The CSA that I was part of … Continue reading

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I just discovered Slow Cooking Thursday today! I just love this idea, and hope to participate on a weekly basis. Chicken Soft Tacos from “Fix It and Forget It Lightly” by Phyllis Pellman Good 1 – 1 1/2 pounds frozen, … Continue reading

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Apple Nut Baked French Toast

Apple Nut Baked French Toast From Lori Scott (c) 2006 4 small apples, cored and sliced 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup sucanat (you can use brown sugar) 2 Tbsp. butter 8 slices (3/4″ thick) whole grain bread 6 eggs … Continue reading

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Pasta with tomato pesto cream sauce

Last week a new friend of mine moved back to Wisconsin (she was only here in CA for 6 months :(), but before she moved back, she gave me all of the foods in her refrigerator and freezer and some … Continue reading

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This week's produce basket (10/10/06)

This week’s basket contains: 10 summer sweet oranges 2 bunches carrots 2 bunches radishes 2 bunches green onions 8 fuji apples 2 lbs. bartlett pears 3 sweet red spanish peppers 2 lb. yellow squash 2.5 lb. zucchini squash 1 small … Continue reading

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Carnival of Beauty–The Beauty of Fire

I just found out about the Carnival of Beauty weekly thread. It sounds great, and this is my first Carnival of Beauty entry. This week’s entry, The Beauty of Fire, is hosted by Lindsey. Right now I am studying the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Risotto with Parmesan

This recipe is from Food Network’s website. I’m serving this for dinner tonight with grilled chicken thighs, zucchini and yellow squash saute and green salad. Pumpkin Risotto Recipe courtesy Wolfgang Puck, 2002   Recipe Summary Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 40 … Continue reading

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a new bread recipe for our family….

These 4 beautiful golden brown loaves of love are Mrs. Cat’s Honey Oatmeal Bread (see her October 4, 2006 entry).    I made her recipe exactly on Friday (for 2 loaves) and we enjoyed it so much, and D really … Continue reading

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