Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tonight’s dinner…bringing back an old favorite

Tonight I made an old favorite…..spicy garlic egg plant and tofu with rice and stir fry veggies.     I originally posted this recipe back in 2006, and it was just as delicious tonight as it was back then.   … Continue reading

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First day of fall deliciousness

I look forward to fall and fall flavors all summer….I do tend to be a seasonal cook.  It’s the way my mom cooked and so I do the same thing.     Today is the first official day of fall, … Continue reading

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Some of my favorite things….

If you’ve been a reader of my blog for long, or taken the time to go back and read any of my archives, you know that my favorite time of year is fall!   And guess what???? Today is the … Continue reading

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You CAN do it :)

This morning in a matter of 2 hours I processed 20ish pounds of ground beef……I made 6 meals worth of meatballs 8 meals worth of cooked and seasoned ground beef (that will be turned into things like tacos, pizza rolls, … Continue reading

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Helping a friend…

A couple of days ago a friend of mine from high school posted on her facebook page that she was needing make ahead meal ideas.   I gave her a LOT of ideas of my own, but also asked on … Continue reading

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Egg Foo Yung recipe

As I mentioned in one of my posts from yesterday our son is a vegetarian again.  I have always tried to do some meatless meals (2-3 each month), but I’m now trying to do at least 1-2 per week so … Continue reading

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An amazing homemade bread that ANYONE can make…I’m not kidding!

Good morning everyone, this morning I am making bread for this week (and to increase the stock in the freezer) and thought about how many people marvel that I make homemade breads.   I know that making homemade bread for … Continue reading

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Well, as my regular readers and friends and family know, we have a house with only 5 inhabitants right now…..our oldest daughter R (Bekah) has moved into her dorm at the University that she is attending and just completed her … Continue reading

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A new pasta salad recipe

Tonight I wanted to make a pasta salad, but wasn’t really in the mood for my regular pasta salad with a vinaigrette based dressing.   I did have a packet of italian salad dressing mix (the Kraft one that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Spinach & Artichoke calzone/stromboli filling

This past several months our son has been going back and forth between being a vegetarian and being a meat eater.   He is currently a vegetarian, so part of tonight’s dinner was vegetarian for him.   I had bits … Continue reading

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