There are times when you walk into your kitchen at 5 pm and staring aimlessly into your refrigerator, then you walk past your pantry with an empty stomach and as you hear yourself sigh a deep sigh, you know you’re in trouble. The witching hour has begun.  Your kids are whiny, and your husband just […]

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Chicken, Cooking, Family, Healthy Living, Lifestyle

The Best Easy Pasta Dish You Can Make

   My garden produced more zucchini this year than it has in the past seven years combined!  I didn’t even have my normal “to the death” fight with the arch-nemesis of all cucurbits, the ugly, mean squash bugs. I gave away zucchini, I grated and froze zucchini, I added zucchini to homemade marinara sauce, I […]

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Baked Goods, Beef, Cooking, Food, Grain Free, Healthy Living, Organic Gardening, Recipes

Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

The weather is finally cooling off and the leaves on the trees are slowly beginning to show their vibrant reds, golds, and oranges.  This can mean only one thing:  IT’S TIME FOR SUNDAY SOUP GROUP!!! “What the heck is Sunday Soup Group”, you might be asking.  Well, let me be the one to introduce you […]

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Ancient Grains, Baked Goods, Chicken, Cooking, Family, Food, Healthy Living, Lifestyle, Soup

Do You Love Soup?

Last summer my husband and I celebrated our thirty-fifth wedding anniversary and while most people take trips to celebrate milestone years in their lives or marriage or job, we bought a grill.  Fortunately for us, our anniversary falls during the time of the year when Costco was bringing in a sales rep from the brand […]

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Beef, Brines, Chicken, Cooking, Food, Marinades, Recipes, Seasoning Rubs

Do I Marinade or Brine? Aye, There’s the RUB!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….. the trees are still gold, red, and orange with punches of chartreuse and in a couple of weeks we’ll join together with our families to celebrate a time of giving thanks for all that God has done for us. That’s probably why I received a question this […]

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Baked Goods, Blog, Cooking, Food, Recipes

How To Make Great Cornbread

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