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Broccoli Cheese Soup

This is a fantastic soup that is fairly quick to make. The secret is slow cooking the roux and then adding a lot of tasty cheese. Any assortment of real cheese could be used here, as long as cheddar is … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with a Sauce of Roasted Apples

The sauce is just fantastic. Really fantastic. Really, really fantastic. Pork Chops and Roasted Apple Sauce 4 1 1/2″ thick pork chops 1/2 cup finely diced onion 1 carrot finely diced 1 rib celery finely diced 3 honey crisp apples … Continue reading

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Getting the Garden Ready for Winter

This weekend I pulled the last of the jalapenos, green peppers, basil and gasp … green tomatoes. Yes, we had tomatoes grow all the way through the end of October. It has been a weird year. The turnips are doing … 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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Cranberry Bean Soup with Turnip Greens

This is a really hearty bean soup perfect for a cold winter day. Cranberry Bean and Turnip Green Soup 1 lb cranberry beans washed and soaked in cold water overnight 1 ham hock 2 cups chopped mushrooms 2 celery ribs … Continue reading

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Cornbread with Barbecue Sauce and Jalapeno

By Katherine Greg made a boatload of barbecue sauce and while finding creative places to squirrel the leftovers in the fridge said: ‘We need to find a way to use this.’ Challenge accepted. Cornbread 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup … Continue reading

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Candied Figs

We know figs are expensive and some of you will balk at the proportions below. But those of you with a tree in your yard or who may be lucky enough to know someone with a fig tree in their … Continue reading

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