Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake

 Well I finally baked my birthday cake. And in the end it wasn’t my mom’s red velvet cake that I made but rather my husband’s favorite. I found this recipe on one of our local grocery stores’ websites (Save a lot).  It is … Continue reading

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Vegan goes back to being a meat-eater

I usually don’t post just a link to an article but this mentions the Weston A. Price foundation, that is one of my favorite websites. And there are several books on my book page explaining the Weston Price way of eating  I really … Continue reading

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Cock-a-leekie Soup

If my Rhode Island Red rooster doesn’t stop flogging me, he will be the star in this traditional Scottish soup! 1 whole Chicken, about 3 to 4 pounds 2 teaspoons Sea Salt 9 cups Water, or enough to cover chicken … Continue reading

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Garlic Focaccia Bread

Happy belated Birthday to me! Happy belated Birthday to me! Yes, it was yesterday and my dear husband made me a great pasta dinner. I was supposed to make the focaccia bread and cake. I only made the bread. Cake … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week

Over at one of my favorite blogs, , there is a new category, “Recipe of the Week” that is published every Monday.  Today there are several recipes! Bonus!!  The recipes can be made from storage items in your pantry or during … Continue reading

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Penne Pasta Bake

This is a nice and easy make ahead casserole. Make it the night before you want to use and when you come home from work, pop it in the oven. Goes wonderfully with garlic. 1 box (16 ozs) Penne Pasta … Continue reading

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Crusty Tuscan Bread

Fresh sage is best in this recipe. If you have it growing in your garden, add a little of the sage flowers into the bread dough. 1 cup Unbleached Flour 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 cup Cornmeal 1/4 cup fresh … Continue reading

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Vidalia Onion Margarita Salsa Verde

I found this recipe on a summer foodie recipe thread over at one of my favorite websites. 10 small Tomatillos, diced 2 cups, Vidalia Onions, diced 1 Jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 3 tablespoons fresh Cilantro, finely chopped 2 … Continue reading

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Chipotle Mayonnaise

Just finished a dinner of hamburgers and my oven baked crispy french fries. I made a great chipotle mayo that pepper heads will love! Adjust the heat, more or less, as you like. This recipe as written has a nice tang up … Continue reading

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Melon Salsa

I know I’m pushing the season a little. It’s a chilly damp day here in East Central Oklahoma, but I saw some small watermelons in the store the other day. I know that they will not taste as good as … Continue reading

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