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Posted January 31, 2017in Recipes

Silky chicken soup

The cold wind seems to cut right into my bones. There is a low gray ceiling of clouds, and it would be easy to give in to depression at this time of year. I find I need a big pot of comforting, silky soup! This recipe uses frozen ravioli for

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Posted January 03, 2017in Recipes

Meatball supper

This hearty recipe has stood the test of time: I got it from my aunt, who is 90 years old. She was making it for herself one afternoon, and it smelled so good I begged for a taste. After I tasted it, I had to have the recipe, and now

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Posted December 07, 2016in Recipes

Breakfast Casserole

As we approach the holidays a couple of things come to mind for most of us:  Family/Friends and Traditions.  Sometimes tradition not only includes the places we go and the things that we do, but also the foods that we have.  Nearly every family member has their “must haves” when

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Posted March 02, 2016in Recipes

Quinoa with chicken and mushrooms

This recipe is a little twist on a vegetable and chicken stir fry. The quinoa is lighter than rice and not as sticky. Quinoa has more protein than rice also. You can add more balsamic vinegar to the sauce at the end if you like a more pronounced flavor and

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Posted March 02, 2016in Recipes

Cherry chocolate bars

It’s February, and visions of white paper doilies and red hearts are dancing in my head. Even though the weather is usually blustery and cold, I have always liked the month of February. The crown jewel of the shortest month of the year is Valentine’s Day, and we generally think

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Posted March 02, 2016in Recipes

Slow cooker chicken and noodles

As we enter into the new year, most of us are exhausted and trying to bounce back from all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays. However, there still is a need to keep households going and put food on the table. These chicken and noodles have become a

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Posted December 16, 2015in Recipes

Pear butter

Pear butter is wonderful on toast, waffles, or pancakes. Use it like you would apple butter or jelly. I like to have some on hand to open on special days or lazy Saturdays. My dad always liked to have a tasty special treat on days when it snowed. It seemed

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Posted November 03, 2015in Recipes

Slow-cooker stew

November is a month of transition….cool, crisp weather intermingled with a handful  of warm, sunny days.  I LOVE fall!  The colors, the smells….what I don’t enjoy are the frigid days of winter coming soon.  It’s time for the comforting warmth of soups, stews, and the CROCKPOT!  Coming home from a

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