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7 Layer Dip

This is as tasty as it can be healthy. If you use fat-free or low-fat ingredients (optional) this can be very healthy to eat. A few years back I took a client to our Metro Parks for a class on healthy eating. This is what the instructor made but I changed a few of the ingredients to our taste. Although I have this listed as an appetizer, […]

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Strawberry Ice Cream

I wasn’t sure how I wanted to go about creating a really good Strawberry Ice Cream recipe. Then I figured I would start with my basic Vanilla Ice Cream recipe I make and everybody already loves. Boy oh boy did it turn out delicious! My Whitehouse Cherry Ice Cream use to be my husbands favorite ice cream that I make. He said this […]

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Mexican Pot Pie

My husband gets credit for this recipe! He had the idea and I said “Go for it.” I usually am not crazy about Mexican food and he just loves it. I had to work last night so he made this for his dinner. I love that he named it Mexican Pot Pie, so appropriate. I also love that he is […]

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Pickled Refrigerator Asparagus

I have grown my own asparagus for over 20 years. Usually I eat it cooked different ways or I make Asparagus Soup with it. Last fall I went to Amish Country and found Pickled Asparagus and knew I had to make it with my home grown Asparagus! Start by holding a stalk in the middle and at the root end. […]

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Our Wisteria

Today I am not blogging about food. We live in the country and nobody ever gets to see our 50 foot long, 8 foot high and 6 foot wide arbor so I thought I would use my blog to share it with all of you. My husband built the arbor for me back in 1997 and I worked endlessly pruning and […]

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Rhubarb

I have eaten Rhubarb since I was a little girl. Our elderly gentleman neighbor had a patch of Rhubarb growing along the fence line next to our backyard. I used to reach through the fence and snatch a piece every year. I’m not sure I really enjoyed the tartness of the edible stalk but the elderly neighbor never used it and as a […]

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Spatchcock Chicken

How many of you have ever heard of Spatchcock Chicken? It sounds like a really difficult recipe, right? Well it’s not difficult at all. Spatchcock Chicken is just a fancy word for butterflied chicken. All you have to do is cut the backbone out of the chicken with a pair of kitchen scissors, turn the chicken breast side up and […]

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Mike & Ania

Todays blog is one of pride and excitement. Meet my son and his wife, Mike and Ania! After 2 days of constant rain and flooding, they stayed upbeat and we all enjoyed an amazing wedding! We went to a Mexican Restaurant on Thursday, after the rehearsal, for dinner. Below is a few pictures of some of the food from that […]

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Marinated Mushrooms

I don’t know what I like better, cooked mushrooms or Marinated Mushrooms. I used to always buy Marinated Mushrooms from the store and they were so expensive. Now I make my own and they taste just like the ones I used to buy. I wait until they go on sale and buy a few containers just for this recipe. They […]

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