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Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar and Pecan Streusel

This is a classic way to make sweet potatoes sing. It’s an easy dish to prepare a day or two before and reheat while the turkey rests. Sweet Potato Casserole 2 1/12 pounds sweet potatoes 1 egg 1 tbsp molasses … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooked Mashed Potatoes

At a restaurant last year, Katherine complimented the mashed potatoes and got a great bit of advice in return. The waiter explained that the secret to making the potatoes so creamy was cooking them at a low temperature for a … Continue reading

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Bell Peppers Stuffed with Green Tomatoes

Hey, how many different ways are there to stuff vegetables? This recipe takes advantage of fresh green tomatoes, turnip greens and hot peppers from the garden in October. I know, October. It has been a weird year for the garden. … Continue reading

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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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