Category Archives: Snacks

Chilaquiles – with Max’s mole sauce – OMG incredible!

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 Chilaquiles are so delicious and with our farm manager’s Mole sauce truly divine. Here is the recipe: Max’s Chilaquiles Ingredients FRESH corn tortillas cut into strips – one per person (you can take a short cut and use tortilla chips … Continue reading

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Fruit Juices – no calories and delicious!

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I never seem to drink enough water – one needs at least 8 glasses a day – 10 if possible. What makes it really tasty and tolerable for me is adding stuff to it that gives it taste without the … Continue reading

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I promised the grandkids that I would bake each of them a cake – what fun we had! Paw Patrol, Spiderman, Batman & Ninjas!

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The Segil Bakeoff! A sugar high for about 3 days! WHOOPIE! You can see that much of the chocolate frosting missed the cake and went into little mouths. But that is what being at Grandma’s house is all about right?? … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Peaches from the Little Farm – the taste cannot be compared to those from the market

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If you have ever tasted fruit from the tree – you know the difference in taste from the pasty, cardboard, hard and tasteless fruit that is offered to us for purchase in supermarkets. Even organically grown fruit is put into … Continue reading

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A really healthy no calorie drink that costs very little to make – try it!

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Our three year old grandsons are getting cuter every day. And they love to go to the farmers market ( as well as to come to the Little Farm) . Last week they enjoyed face painting. This last weekend they … Continue reading

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A life of meaning is a life full of happiness – giving back creates a life of meaning

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I consider myself blessed that my life is full of meaning – hence I am happy. This is not just my feeling. There has been significant research done on what it means to be happy. Here is a fascinating article … Continue reading

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Homemade Spinach Artichoke Dip – with sun dried tomatoes! Easy when cooking with kids!

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I love dips. I could just eat them with a spoon and forget the chips – are you like that? YUM! But often they are so chock full of calories that they go directly to my hips ! So here … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread from The Little Farm – so delicious I sold it at Williams Sonoma!

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I had such an exciting invitation! To present my artisanal cheeses and jams and breads ( pumpkin, banana, persimmon and zucchini) at Williams Sonoma and sell them there! What a thrill! So I prepared for months – literally – preparing … Continue reading

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Leftover Dinner Wraps – great when cooking with kids or for fast easy meals

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Leftovers can make the most creative ( and easiest) meals. We always seem to have some chicken left over from whatever we make for dinner. And I have goat cheese galore in my home – you probably keep some in … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids – CATHEAD BISCUITS! A recipe from the old south but quick and easy!

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Cathead Biscuits: Easy Biscuits in the Oven or on the Stovetop Because you don’t have to roll the dough and cut  the biscuits, drop biscuits are faster than cut biscuits. This recipe filled an 11-inch skillet perfectly and made nine … Continue reading

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