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Making in the Kitchen

making in the kitchen: Strawberry Buckwheat Quick Bread

I was delighted to find fresh strawberries at my tiny town farmers market a few days ago. I wasn’t expecting...

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making in the kitchen: Cherry Almond Chicken Salad

A good friend of mine introduced me to this recipe and it has forever changed my definition of a chicken...

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making in the kitchen: BLT Pasta Salad

My tomato plants are blooming.  I planted about 5 different kinds including my favorite, hillbilly potato leaf.  Weird name, but...

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making in the kitchen: Tator Tot Casserole

Now some of you may be wondering why in the world I would post a recipe for Tator Tot Casserole...

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fresh greens with garlicky mustard viniagrette

It’s time to harvest my first lettuce!  Those first shoots are so tender and delicious.  Lettuce from the garden wants...

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making in the kitchen: Strawberry Rhubarb buttermilk cake

This recipe for strawberry rhubarb buttermilk cake is so wholesome it almost feels wrong to call it a cake. But...

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grain and gluten free – mini fruity oatmeal muffins

I’m always on the hunt for filling snacks that are easy to eat and that store well in the freezer...

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making in the kitchen: Berry Tart with Oatmeal Cookie Crust

I have been baking a lot lately, which means that I seem to have half batches of cookie dough lining...

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making in the kitchen: homemade peanut butter cups

I am a total fiend for Reese’s peanut butter cups, so I just had to try making my own. This...

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Making in the kitchen: frozen veggie packs

I feel like my family needs to eat more vegetables, as I’m sure many families do. But it’s hard when...

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