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Sweet and Spicy Shrimp and Pea Stir Fry

  I just had a nice pea harvest and I wanted to something that highlighted the peas. This is a perfect weekend lunch or work week dinner. Use uncooked shrimp for this recipe since they will be quick cooked in … Continue reading

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Split Pea Soup

I previously posted a split pea that had ham as one of the ingredients. Here is a vegetarian version of that filling soup that lets the flavor of the peas shine through. 1 pound Green or Yellow Peas 6 cups … Continue reading

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Turkey Barley Soup

In a little more thana week, most of us will have turkey leftovers. I have done pot pies, sandwiches, warmed left over turkey breast, but most of all I like to make a soup. This is turkey comfort food at … Continue reading

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Drying Garden Vegetables

This post isn’t so much a recipe but more of harvest preservation. I enjoy canning my produce from our garden but sometimes I do run out of shelf space for the glass jars. This Spring I took the plunge and … Continue reading

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I-40 ‘Tater Soup

I-40 runs east to west right across the middle of our state, while it is good to getting from point A to point B fast, you do miss some of the best scenic areas. And you miss those Mom & Pop diners where you … Continue reading

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Hearty Split Pea Soup

Putting a smoked ham hock in this soup gives it a nice campfire feel. You can also use slices of cooked ham diced up or even just a ham bone. Any version is tasty and filling. And it freezes great … Continue reading

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Three Pea Stir-fry

I use this dish as an accompaniment to the blackened salmon we grill on our George Foreman grill. The blackened seasoning of the salmon works well with the heat from dried cayenne flakes of the stir-fry. 1 1/2 tablespoons Extra Virgin … Continue reading

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