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Pasta Primavera

Foods we enjoy as adults depends greatly on what we ate growing up. When my husband and I got married he did not eat many vegetables. This was due to the fact his mother always cooked them until they were … Continue reading

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Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes, Salmon patties or Salmon Croquettes? Regardless to what you call them we all remember this childhood staple, some of us more fondly than others.  I hate to admit, but my mother’s were always hit and miss. Sometimes they … Continue reading

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Slow-cooker Chili

Brrrrr. It is cold outside! Here in Florida we will barely get above freezing. On days like today, I am thankful to be able to stay at home and not have to get out and face the elements. Yes, I … Continue reading

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National Gumbo Day

As the weather is starting to turn cooler and we are longing for something warm and comforting, gumbo is the perfect dish. Gumbo is a hearty stew-like dish loaded with flavor, and a little bit of spice, served over a … Continue reading

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Where did time go…

I know that I have been away from my blog for a while, but I am trying to keep many plates spinning at the same time. Since purchasing my new van in May (read that story here), I have put … Continue reading

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National Zucchini Day

Did you know that today is National Zucchini Day? This is not to be confused with National Zucchini Bread Day which is in April. Who comes up with this stuff? From what I can tell, National Zucchini Day was developed … Continue reading

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Sloppy Joes

Here’s a family favorite for you. Sloppy Joes! This is an easy meal to make that does not involve heating up the kitchen during the hot summer months. SLOPPY JOES 1 lb ground beef 1 can condensed tomato soup 2 … Continue reading

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Summer Pasta

Summer is in full swing. That means hot days and homegrown tomatoes. However, this year all I am getting is cherry tomatoes. My Goliath tomato plant died. And my regular tomatoes are not much bigger than golf balls and they … Continue reading

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Recipe Cards

Where do you go for your favorite recipes? Once we would go to our trusty recipe box, now we spend hours hunting for them on the internet and pinterest, hoping that when we want them we can find them again. … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Sitting in my potato bin are a few too many potatoes! As I stare at them, I am determined to find something different to do with them. Then it hit me – use cream cheese instead of butter! Cream Cheese … Continue reading

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