Monthly Archives: August 2016

Pressure Cooker Cheddar Risotto

One of my favorite presents last year was one I didn’t even know I wanted; a “multi pot” combination pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and, the real reason my husband bought it for me, risotto maker. And, let me … Continue reading

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Dill Pickle Relish

It took me two weeks, and not a little bit of research, but I finally worked my way through my $10 Mystery Bag of veggies from a local farm. So far, I’d made Green Tomato Chow Chow, Red Cabbage Chow … Continue reading

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Black Bean BBQ Chili

Rich, flavorful, loaded with veggies and black beans, this chili would more than likely be very tasty without adding any meat, but then… imagine a kinda cunning (if I do say so myself), but wicked simple, blend of ground beef, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Caprese Za!

It’s late August in North America and, even if you don’t have a big pot o’ basil on your front porch and a local family farm practically begging you to take their tomatoes off their hands; you more than likely … Continue reading

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Mint Oreo Cheesecake Cups

I’ve kindasorta done this recipe before, with the cherry cheesecake cup post two weeks ago; but, I had a package of mint Oreo Thins the hubby had picked up at the market, and thought that mebbe I should try the … Continue reading

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Broccoli & Ramen Salad

So… this salad has a lot of things going against it. For example, Rich doesn’t mind peas, but hates it when they’re in with other foods. Then there’s the ramen noodles. And the canned corn. Add in the broccoli slaw … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage Chow Chow

If you’ve been following this blog for any time at all, you’ll know that I do this “Mystery Bag” thing at a local family farm. You join the facebook event on Thursday, then show up the next Tuesday with your … Continue reading

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Best! Burger Blend

I had been looking around the interwebs for something to do with the cabbage I had on hand after picking up my $10 Mystery Bag from a local family farm, and came across a recipe for a ground beef and … Continue reading

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Parfait! Chop Pickle

‘Tis the season… whether you garden or, like me, participate in a local family farm’s “goody bag” promotion (ours is called Mystery Bag); you will come back from your garden or farm with a bunch of cucumber. I was gonna … Continue reading

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Cherry Chip Dr.Pepper Cake

Surprisingly, it took me three supermarkets, but I finally found a Cherry Chip cake mix to satisfy Rich’s craving. Don’t get me wrong, he was most pleased with the kinda made up cherry Dr. Pepper cake I’d cobbled together, but … Continue reading

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