Category Archives: Recipes

Potato Kale and Breakfast Sausage Soup

Thio This is a light simple soup that has a ton of flavor thanks to the kale and breakfast sausage. I used a mild turkey sausage to make it healthier, but pork would work so well. Do not use a … Continue reading

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Mushroom Kale Crepes

These are great for dinner as well as breakfast. Go here for how to make the crepes. Mushroom Kale Crepes 1 batch crepes about 5-6 3-4 large mushrooms sliced thick 1 cup finely chopped kale 1 cayenne pepper chopped fine … Continue reading

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Beef and Bell Pepper Rice Noodles

To cook rice noodles just pour boiling water over them in a large bowl and let soak until soft. Drain and toss with whatever spices, sauces and ingredients. Beef and Bell Pepper Rice Noodles 1 lb rice noodles cooked 1/2 … Continue reading

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Cranberry and Pear Bundt Cake

This was really amazing and made use of our neglected bunt pan. (“There’s a hole in this cake!”) We served it for dessert for company and Katherine let her coworkers polish it off. It was a hit all around, unlike … Continue reading

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Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans

Because I haven’t come up with enough ways to stuff vegetables. And squash is in season. Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans 1 large acorn squash seeded and scrapped 1 cup dried mung beans 2 cups vegetable or beef stock 2 … Continue reading

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Cream of Squash and Turnip Soup

Roasting the vegetables really gives this soup a great flavor. It can be served in chunks instead of creamed if a heartier soup is wanted. Cream of Roast Squash 1 lb red potatoes skinned and cut into large bites 1 … Continue reading

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Pear Hot Toddies

On with our quest to use up an overstock of homemade jam. Katherine recently used pear preserves to create a champagne cocktail, so when we were given a batch of homemade pear butter we made a similar concoction to give … Continue reading

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