Monthly Archives: October 2013

All Pumpkin, All the Time

Everyone seems to go gaga over pumpkin at this time of the year and we’re no exception. But we realized two things in looking at our archives: 1) We have quite a few recipes with pumpkin 2) We could stand … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Calling All Hunters

Hunting season is upon us, which means we’ll be bartering with all our hunting friends. Greg has considered taking up hunting, but buying a gun, paying for safety classes and club memberships (public land can get crowded) all adds up. … Continue reading

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Stewed Rabbit

This was our first try with rabbit and it turned out very tasty. Since it was a success we plan on cooking it a few different ways to see if we enjoy it. If so then maybe raising rabbits ourselves … Continue reading

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Polenta Stuffed Peppers

These make a great side dish and are very simple to put together. Any color pepper will work but an assortment is just more fun for everyone. Polenta Stuffed Peppers 4 large bell peppers 1/2 batch of polenta Olive oil … Continue reading

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Tequila Old Fashioneds

While we never tire of margaritas, we do enjoy other tequila and mezcal cocktails. This one is a strong one. Eat an extra taco or two. Tequila Old Fashioneds 1 1/2 ounces Reposado tequila 1/2 ounce Mezcal 1 tsp simple … Continue reading

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A Different Calzone

This filling was inspired by meat and potatoes. Take a bow. Go here for the dough recipe. Sausage Potato Calzone 2 Italian sausage sliced thin 1 lb red potatoes diced small 1 jalapeno minced 1 green bell pepper diced small … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Salad Dressing

This is a healthy ranch style salad dressing. It is also a good marinade for chicken and pork. Buttermilk Dressing 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh parsely 1 tsp chopped fresh dill 1 clove garlic … Continue reading

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The Fall Garden

This year I am attempting a fall garden. I put in a late crop of spinach and arugula and hope to harvest by mid November. With the crazy weather that has been going on who knows if the plants will … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Soup’s back on

We never stop making soup thanks to the miracle that is AC. But it sure is more enjoyable when there’s a chill in the air. Here are some of our favorites. Sensing a color scheme? Leek and Potato Soup Cannellini … Continue reading

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Turkey Meat Loaf

So ground turkey went on clearance and I am not above buying discounted meat. Especially with a nice big standing freezer in the garage that uses less energy the more stuff inside it. This is a simple meatloaf that can … Continue reading

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