Tag Archive 'organic'

It’s Plant’n Time!

on Mar 18th 2009

I just love fresh vegetables.  Last summer Cousin Kelly and I made several trips to Kentucky.  We were on a quest for Peaches and Cream Corn, okra, tomatoes, peppers, and peaches.  We shucked and silked several hundred ears of corn to freeze.  We canned tomatoes.  I froze peppers, peaches, strawberries, and blueberries.  It has been […]

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I Declare – Chocolate Éclair Cake

on Mar 12th 2009

Although it is SLEETING here now, we had a couple of warm sunny, spring days this week. Spring time brings about a change of menu at our house. The recent heat wave put us in the mood for this Chocolate Éclair Cake. When our boys were younger they called it Declare Cake – and the […]

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Pizza Party Part 3

on Mar 5th 2009

Here are two more great recipes for your Friday Night Pizza Party!   Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza     This pizza is definitely “man” food and all the HE people around here love it when I serve this one.  What more could teenage sons and husbands want than a combination of both pizza AND bacon cheeseburgers? […]

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Friday Night Pizza Party, Part 2

on Mar 4th 2009

In the previous post, I mentioned that many families are looking for economical ways have fun together. One way our family copes with these tough economic times is by having pizza night and playing board games. Ethan and his friends recently played poker until 3am here at our house. We all enjoy LIFE, CLUE, MONOPOLY […]

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Pizza Crust for Friday Night Pizza Party

on Mar 3rd 2009

Times are hard for just about everyone I know right now. People everywhere are staying home more, and eating out less. I read in Sunday’s paper that the sale of board games is up, way up, over previous years. I would imagine most folks like us are looking for economical ways to have fun. So […]

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Mom’s Southern Buttermilk Biscuits, Oh My!

on Feb 20th 2009

Although My mother passed away nearly 15 years ago, there are many things I miss about her. She was a quiet and gentle spirit, yet strong and capable. If I could have another day with her, I’d beg her to make me a batch of buttermilk biscuits. I have fond memories of her beautiful hands […]

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on Jan 21st 2009

These Nachos are made with my 123 CHILI and GAME DAY GUACAMOLE (see previous posts). Pile high any of your favorite NACHO toppings for a SUPER dish. You will need: Nacho Chips 123 Chili Game Day Guacamole Sour Cream Fresh Grated Cheddar, Monterey Jack, and/or Pepper Jack Cheese Chopped Green Onions Black Olives Salsa Printable […]

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Game Day Guacamole

on Jan 21st 2009

This past May our home school group took a cruise to Cozumel and Cancun. If you are ever near Cancun – spend a day at Nachi Cocum beach. The food there was incredible and our kiddos discovered fresh guacamole while visiting. I know there are many variations when making guacamole, but often the taste of […]

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Organic Wheat Free Banana Bread

on Jan 10th 2009

Organic Wheat Free Banana Bread This is my simple banana bread recipe which I have modified to make organic and wheat free. The original recipe called for 2 cups plain flour. I often substitute spelt and oat flours in place of the white flour. Sometimes I add a small amount of flax meal as well. […]

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Organic Pumpkin Bread (Wheat Free)

on Dec 15th 2008

Organic Pumpkin Bread (Wheat and Gluten Free) Don’t be afraid to vary the kind of flour used in some recipes. This is my mother’s original pumpkin bread recipe, which I traditionally make around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Since I am trying to reduce inflammation in my body – I am eliminating wheat from my diet. The […]

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