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Roasted Zucchini

This is a great recipe for when a quick side is needed. Any number of spices and marinades can be used. Roasted Zucchini 2 large zucchini cut into spears 2 tbsp oregano 2 dashes hot sauce 2 tbsp lemon juice … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage Bread Casserole

This is a really fantastic strata that is also low in fat. If you want it to be high in fat add more cheese and use butter to toast the bread. Cream can not hurt in the broth either. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Garden

Here are some meatless options for a nice fall feast. Start with a mushroom soup A nice rice dish and some pears for dessert

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A Garden Update

The okra is finally producing now that the true southern summer is here. The peppers are also getting to the right amount of spiciness now that the days are in the upper 90’s and the nights cool down to the … Continue reading

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Bulgur Salad Stuffed Squash

This is a great appetizer, first course or light meal. The hot roasted squash pairs perfectly with the cold creamy bulgur salad. Stuffed Summer Squash 3 large summer squash 2 large tomatoes diced small 6 leaves basil cut into ribbons … Continue reading

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The End of the Arugula

The arugula has been trying to flower for half the month and the weather is about to change for the hotter so it was time to pull the arugula and put in something new. This year I am trying butternut … Continue reading

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Let The Garden Begin

The extremely cold and way overstayed winter is finally over. This weekend I finished planting the spring garden and saving or removing all the plants damaged from the winter weather.   Last year I tried planting fava beans along with … Continue reading

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Baked Kale with Mashed Potatoes

This is a great side and is fairly quick to make. Add some cheese or a poached egg and it becomes a main course, or an even heavier side dish. I adapted this from a German recipe called Grunkohl mit … Continue reading

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First Tomato Harvest

The tomato plants have finally started turning out enough ripe fruit for actual dishes instead of just enough to eat before returning inside the house. The heirloom and beefsteak plants are now tall enough that I have begun to top … Continue reading

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Wrapped in a Meat Blanket

Sometimes a meal just requires prosciutto. This works well as an appetizer or side dish Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus 1 bunch asparagus 1/4 lb thinly sliced prosciutto 1/2 lemon Grated Romano Olive oil Salt/pepper Spread asparagus out in one layer on … Continue reading

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