Category: Food

Lacto-fermented Carrots

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What’s orange and tasted like a pickle?  Dilly carrots!  …Also known as lacto-fermented carrots.  It’s a strange name for a delicious food, but one that I’m very excited about and happy to share with you.  Even though I have known…

Easy Chili Recipe

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My apologies for taking a month off without notice, which had to be done for personal reasons, but I’m back with a recipe for you!  It’s still winter, which means it’s still a great time to make chili.  I’ve got…

Girl Scout Cookie Copycat Recipes!

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It’s Girl Scout cookie time in our part of the world.  The order forms are circulating and the salivary glands are working overtime.  We love Girl Scout cookies!  However, we are not buying them this year because we’re making our…

Tortilla Chip Pizza Crust (gluten-free)

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If you are looking for a super-simple flourless crust for your pizza, look no further!  I came up with a recipe and method that works great and tastes fantastic.  I, personally, have not been diagnosed with any sort of gluten…

Pumpkin Shaggy Donuts

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If you have an extra can of pureed pumpkin in your pantry, this post is for you!  If you don’t have can of pumpkin, go buy one so this post can be for you, too. I know Halloween is long…

Canning Green Grapes

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If you are new to canning or just like a simple canning recipe, this post is for you!  I can green grapes whenever my grocery store has a sale on them ($.99/lb or cheaper), which is a great way to…

Deep Fried Apple Rings

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Okay, folks, fall just got serious.  Seriously delicious, that is.  I got this idea to slice up some apples, coat them, and deep fry them and it turned out better than I imagined.  I believe I have seen battered apples…

Hobo Lasagna

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Ahhh, finally back at it!  We had, once again, technical difficulties with our computer so my ability to make new stuff and post it was severely limited.  Now it’s all better and I have for you an awesome new campfire…

Greens Gardening

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Spring is well underway and I have been getting my hands dirty preparing our shade garden!  A couple years ago I learned that many, if not most, salad greens and similar plants grow well in the shade.  I have a…

Creamy Italian Salad

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Every once in a while I have to make something in a pinch, like for an impromptu family gathering or a funeral luncheon.  Sometimes I have no idea what I’m going to make until I’m in the grocery store looking…

Tailgate Sandwiches

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The first time I had one of these sandwiches, I was at my grandparents’ house and had just finished up some yard work I was helping them with.  Grandma invited me to have lunch with them and she served up…

Dandelion Wine

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Ah, finally time to blog about dandelion wine!  I’d like to categorize this under “Gourmet Weed Eating.”  This was only our second time making wine, and the first time making dandelion wine.  My husband sampled some dandelion wine from a…