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Make Caramel Milk Candies

While Google knows my sons are on their electronic devices day and night, I can still get my younger son to join me for a cooking project from time to time. Even though he was deep into a game of … Continue reading

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When winter gives you lemons…

When winter gives you lemons … make limoncello! Tart and sweet, crisp and cold, limoncello is a delightful after-dinner drink, and it turns out it’s easy to make at home. I just finished my second batch; my first try was … Continue reading

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5 Easy Meatless Monday Meals

Once a peanut butter and jelly sandwich became a frequent Meatless Monday meal, I knew it was time to look around for some new inspiration. These vegetarian meals are easy and delicious. 1. Cacio e Pepe (from A Cozy Kitchen) … Continue reading

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Leftover Turkey Oatmeal

During this Thanksgiving weekend, I have a mountain of leftovers to contend with. I have a theory that any great meal that features a carb can be switched up a bit to make a savory oatmeal recipe. Could “Day After … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cookies: Cinnamon Banana Nut Cookies

Cinnamon Banana Nut Cookies These cookies are fruity, nutty, and sweet with a touch of cinnamon that spreads throughout the house as they bake. (Recipe) These Thanksgiving cookies are the perfect complement to a turkey-day feast. It was fun to … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce, a Cooking Video

In this video tutorial, I show you how I prepare one of my favorite fall recipes. Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce with Whole Wheat Penne (Video link) Recipe Ingredients: 1 large butternut squash (divided in half) 1 pint grape tomatoes 3 … Continue reading

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Summer of seasonal produce and ratatouille too

It’s been great eating fresh, local produce this summer from my CSA share. Here’s a photographic recap of what ripened during June, July, and August in Connecticut. Scroll to the bottom to see a photo of what I received in … Continue reading

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Salmon in Parchment

This Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Sarah from All Our Fingers in the Pie, who challenged us to cook en papillote, or in parchment. Even my picky eater loves both salmon and asparagus, so I chose these as the … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday from the Farm

For Meatless Monday, I made meals featuring vegetables and fruits from my CSA farm share. Each new share is giving me at least a few new ingredients to try out. Today I had blueberry oatmeal for breakfast, escarole with garbanzo … Continue reading

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Making homemade whole wheat pasta

I’ve crossed another thing off my list of 101 things in 1001 days: Make homemade pasta. Homemade whole wheat pasta with fresh tomato and basil sauce These are the steps I followed in the above pictures. Gather your ingredients for … Continue reading

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