Monthly Archives: September 2009

Green Beans Provencal

I saw this idea in a Taste of Home magazine this past week and knew that it would be perfect to go with the oven roasted salmon (that I just posted).   Here’s what I did….be creative 🙂 Green Beans Provencal … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Salmon Fillets

On Thurs of this past week I made oven roasted salmon filets using my friend Andrea’s recipe.   The week before one of our friends went salmon fishing and brought me some amazing salmon fillets….just enough for a dinner for our … Continue reading

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Menu Planning for the week of 9/27/09

Well part of this week will be more proteins from the freezer and grains from the pantry.   This  week is also H’s birthday (on Friday) and we are having family over for dinner on Thurs….we will be celebrating H’s birthday … Continue reading

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Crockpot Roast with potatoes & carrots

About a week and half ago I made a wonderful roast in the crockpot.   It was fantastic!   I am not sure if I have shared a recipe on here before or not for how I do my roasts in the … Continue reading

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Large Batch Refried Beans (crockpot recipe)

This past Monday I made a large batch of refried beans in my crockpot.   I used my immersion blender to make quick work of pureeing them, but if you like whole beans or chunky beans you can leave them whole … Continue reading

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Crockpot Bean and Bacon Soup

I made this last Sunday for our parent meeting for the youth department at our church. Crockpot Bean and Bacon Soup I used a 4 quart  crockpot. 1 pound navy beans, sorted & rinsed 1/2 pound bacon, diced and cooked … Continue reading

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See what checking ingredients can do?

It can cause you to buy $7 worth of chicken leg quarters (at $0.69 per pound), and cook them up for lunch for chicken and veggies for lunch, the remaining chicken picked off the bones to be used for chicken … Continue reading

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Menu Planning for the week of 9/20/09

This week I am using meats and proteins from the pantry and freezer.   The produce will come from my CSA basket which is delivered on Monday, and I am determined to bake this week!   I haven’t baked breads since the … Continue reading

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God’s true blessing through healing

As many of my longtime friends and readers know, I have dealt with chronic vertigo for 8 1/2 years.  It comes and goes, but the past 2 years it has gotten to be more persistent and lasting longer per “episode”.    … Continue reading

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Crockpot Sweet & Sour Meatballs

I made these for dinner on Friday night and served it with steamed rice.   It was DELICIOUS!!!!     Really enjoyed the recipe. Crockpot Sweet & Sour Meatballs from Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly cookbook original recipe serves 4, I’m posting this as … Continue reading

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