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Creamed Zucchini

Ugh, not another zucchini recipe. Zucchini is an amazingly prolific plant and I planted too many this year. I’ve had bad luck in the past with gardens so I over planted…big time. I have 9 summer squash plants, 6 of which are zucchini. 6 zucchini plants can feed a small village.

I like my […]

Japanese-ish Hot Pot

I say “Japanese-ish” because this is a mish-mash of things I have on hand. No extra fancy ingredients that are hard to find. Most of these ingredients are readily available in even the most “American” of grocery stores like mine. It’s more the concept of a Japanese Hot Pot that I’m invoking here. The […]

Squash Taco Pie Ships

“Hoy may! Taco pie ship!” When my nephew was 3, my husband (boyfriend at the time) and I were babysitting him and he kept saying this phrase over and over. For the life of me I couldn’t figure out what in the world he was saying. When my sister got home, he was so relieved […]

Hearty Beef Tacos

Eating organic grassfed meat can be spendy, especially feeding 4 growing boys organic grassfed meat. I have a few tricks up my sleeve to make it less painful. One way is to use cheaper cuts of meat, like the heart. We love heart. Heart after all is a muscle and while it does have […]

Home Cured Corned Beef, Nitrate Free

St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t seem complete without corned beef and cabbage. It’s a meal my whole family loves. The only problem is finding nitrate free corned beef. It’s not in the stores here so if I really wanted it, I would need to either order it online or make it myself.

Why do we avoid […]