Tag Archives: veggies

Italian Style Potato Salad

This recipe started with my quick sale purchases, as most of my recent recipes do. I found the base recipe over at Epicurious but I made it my way. 2 ½ pounds medium size Red Potatoes 5 Tbsp Extra Virgin … Continue reading

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Expanding Okie RanchWife’s Garden

Wow, have you seen the headlines regarding food scarcity, food production facility accidents, lack of fertilizer? Not only have they been in the alternative media, but also they have gone mainstream. Tucker Carlson and Dan Bongino have talked about it. … Continue reading

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OkieRanchWife Chicken Rice Soup

So I had a lot of leftover basmati rice from a previous meal. Since I never want to waste anything, I went shopping in my deep freezer this morning. We are having a cool rainy day and I thought soup … Continue reading

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Peasant Cooking for Modern Day Home Cooks

By peasant cooking I do not mean porridge gruel three times a day. I mean thoughtfully using ingredients to stretch meals. Many home cooks do this instinctually to feed the family. I am certain that everyone has experienced sticker shock … Continue reading

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Quick Sale Shopping Extravaganza

While this post is not a recipe per se it can help in future cooking, recipe planning and food security.  I say food security because I having been hearing a great deal about food shortages. Now that I am a … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili Stew

Now this recipe is not a gourmet meal, it is ,however very feeling on a cool Autumn day. The beans are canned and the ground beef is browned in a skillet so it only needs about 3 hours on high … Continue reading

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Dehydrated Tomato Powder

During the heat of the summer I try to limit the amount of stove top and oven cooking I do. I lean heavily on my Crock Pot. I love my gas stove in the Winter, hello cozy kitchen, but in … Continue reading

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Red Chinese Noodle Beans

I have been very fortunate during this growing season. My Red Chinese Noodle Beans have produced a bumper crop. These beans are usually more than a foot in length but still tender. I bought my package of these heirloom green … Continue reading

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Vegetable Frittata

Starting in the early Spring and continuing through to Fall, my hens happily produce more eggs than I can ever eat and I like to make frittatas for breakfast or breakfast for dinner. You can put anything in them that … Continue reading

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Summer Harvest Soup

I don’t know about you but I love soup anytime of the year. My mom cooked excellent soups and I hope that I come close to her expertise. This soup can contain almost anything you harvest from your summer garden … Continue reading

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