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Homemade Hamburger Helper

  This recipe is similar to the store-bought Hamburger Helper. It is easy to make, very tasty and it does not take long to cook. It’s main Ingredients are pasta, ground beef and cheese. It makes for a great family meal. Source: http://www.divascancook.com   Ingredients   In a large frying pan cook the onion and the ground beef until it […]

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Pasta Primavera

What an easy dish to make with only four main ingredients. Pasta Primavera can be made in a short time and it looks like you spent hours making it. Add whatever veggies you would like as they can be fresh or frozen. Make your Alfredo sauce from scratch or if you want a quick meal, buy it at the store. […]

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Herbed Red Potatoes

Herbed Red Potatoes are one of my favorite potatoes to fix. Add butter and the herbs of your choice and they become even more amazing! I change the herbs, each time I make these, for a different taste. I used my garden parsley and chives with this batch. These delicious potatoes only take about 10 minutes to prepare and 20 […]

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Refrigerator Strawberry Jam

There is nothing better than a toasted English Muffin topped with homemade Strawberry Jam! It is so easy to make Refrigerator Strawberry Jam and takes very little time. It is practically fool-proof so any level of cook can make this! Keep in mind, this is not canned so the consistency isn’t as thick and it won’t last in the refrigerator […]

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Homegrown Herbs

Growing your own Homegrown Herbs can supply you with herbs all year long, even in the winter. The photo above is my first cutting of the year and is only a few of the herbs we planted. How I use my herbs in the winter is by dehydrating them in the summer when they are exploding with leaves. I use the […]

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Swiss Chard

Check out how simple it is to prepare Swiss Chard for a great side dish. We picked our first batch of Swiss Chard from our garden. This variety is called Bright Lights because it produces three different colored stems. The stems are a bit tougher than the leaves but they are edible, however, you have to cut them up and […]

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Compound Butter

  I waited all winter to make a batch of Compound Butter using the fresh herbs from my garden. Yesterday I cut my first batch of herbs. If you have never tried Compound Butter you are missing out! I decided to use my fresh thyme, sage and parsley mixed with butter to get this wonderful Compound Butter. Any combination of […]

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Caesar Salad with Dressing

Why is it they charge so much for a Caesar Salad when they are this easy to make! I made my Caesar Salad Dressing without the anchovies because my husband doesn’t like them but I’m telling you, don’t leave them out! Even if you don’t like them, they add that certain flavor that is what makes a Caesar Salad a […]

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Old Fashion Strawberry Shortcake

There is nothing better than walking out to your garden, picking your own strawberries and turning them into this delicious Old Fashion Strawberry Shortcake. This recipe tastes just like Grandma use to make. The Shortcake soaks up that wonderful strawberry juice making it the perfect dessert!   Make the strawberry mixture with two ingredients.     Rinse your strawberries and […]

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Home Grown Strawberries

If you have ever considered planting a strawberry patch….do! We planted ours last year. The first year you plant it, it is very important to pick off all of the flowers so the energy can go into building the plant and not the strawberries. This is so hard to do because you want to eat strawberries but don’t give in! […]

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