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Recipes I’ve Tried 5

It had been my plan to make macaroni and cheese. I had this recipe from Cleverly Simple. I was going to make Mac and Cheese and I was finally going to stuff peppers. I started by making rice, which I … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve tried 4

It was my intention this week to make broccoli cheese soup, deconstructed stuffed pepper salad, dilly beans and pepper jam. But, the week started off poorly. I left one of the bags of groceries at the grocery store and somehow … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve tried 3

I’m back to using the crockpot. And, boy, does that feel right. Or, it felt right on Sunday morning when I made something that was half eggplant lasagna and half crockpot spaghetti. I was not into it the following morning … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve Tried 2

This week, I foolishly tried a whole bunch of recipes that didn’t involve my slow cooker.   That was a mistake.   But, I did have a revelation because of this and I’m going to carry it forward: I get … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve tried

In an effort to be an adult, I paid the money back in April for my very own CSA share with the lovely Porter Farms. I thought to myself, “hey! I can support a local farm! And, make sure I … Continue reading

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Experimental Fall Drinks

It was a little hot over Labor Day weekend to start getting excited about Fall (unless, of course, you went any place where there was air conditioning and then it was too cold to think about anything at all). But, … Continue reading

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Feh-BREW-ary!!

At the beginning of February, I got this magnificent idea that it should actually be fe-brew-ary. Of course, I thought I should brew some beer which didn’t happen. The other thing I thought I’d try my hand at was some … Continue reading

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Being Healthy

All of the books seem to say the same thing: stock your kitchen such that the healthy food is just as easy to eat as the junk food (but of course, you should get rid of your junk food.) I’ve … Continue reading

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Art of Tea: Celectial Seasonings Green Tea

I love tea. And, I’ve been way into tea lately. I love coffee, too, but it’s become more of a special occasion drink for me. Tea is for every day; it is for all day. So, I was excited when … Continue reading

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Plant Based on a Budget: Week 2

This is the grocery list for week 2: Garlic, Dried Cranberries, 2 Carrots, Cheapest Non-Dairy Milk, 5 Dried Apricots, 1/2 lb Cheapest Pasta, 1/2 lb Black Beans, Cheapest Frozen Berries (I got Blueberries), 12 ct Corn Tortillas, Lemon, Small can … Continue reading

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