Category Archives: Vegetables

The best part about the election is that it is over! YAY! And now we can focus on great recipes!

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 So relieved that the election is over – now to focus on some really great recipes! I was longing for some lamb stew – so I took pieces of lamb already cut into bite sizes, and made a really delicious … Continue reading

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Tips on how to keep mushrooms fresh from Cooking Light Magazine

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We love mushrooms of all kinds – my favorite way to cook them is with olive oil or lower calorie Pam olive oil spray, salt, sliced onions on a flat baking pan in the oven for 30 minutes. YUM! Here … Continue reading

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Having a great weekend – every weekend!

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Now that the summer is officially over – in many parts of the USA it is not actually cold yet! Certainly in California we are still living in a heat wave and a drought. So entertaining outdoors during the day … Continue reading

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Summer evenings with friends and family – the best chopped salad from leftovers!

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I love cooking in summer – and especially when its easy! This is a wonderful recipe for a ‘throw it all together’ chopped salad – which is satisfying and fun to eat and make if you have family members or … Continue reading

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There is nothing better than fresh ripe cherry tomatoes – picked from the vine!

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Here are just a few of the amazing cherry tomatoes we are presently enjoying from The Little Farm. Take off the stems, cut in half and toss with a little balsamic, olive oil and chives – then drizzle on some … Continue reading

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Pumpkin – love baking it just the way it is – or pumpkin bread

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It is the beginning of the season for pumpkins and for some reason ours are ripe already! So today baked them in the oven and are making pumpkin bread. A great recipe. We do not like allspice ( unless it … Continue reading

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Rice – staple food for many peoples – and we love it too!

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Here is a really easy rice recipe. Saute one chopped onion and two chopped garlic cloves with one chopped red pepper and one chopped yellow pepper OR 1 cup of chopped tomatoes and 1/2 cup of chopped chives – in … Continue reading

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A great vegetable soup – everything but the kitchen sink!

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Before we went out of town this summer, I had a lot of vegetables in the fridge. So I made up this veggie soup – basically threw in everything I had except potatoes – and used vegetable broth with it. … Continue reading

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A simple chicken recipe for the summer ( or any time actually!)

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Balsamic Chicken Breasts Ingredients 1/2 cup of Balsamic Vinegar 4 Chicken Breasts 2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 4 tbsp Olive oil 2 garlic cloves Salt and pepper to taste 1 pint of cherry tomatoes cut in half ( you can see … Continue reading

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A great idea to make two soups out of one

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Some time ago I shared with you a super Cauliflower Butternut Squash Soup that I made.  I have included that recipe again here in case you didn’t see it. The cauliflower makes the soup seem creamy which it is not. It is pretty … Continue reading

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