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Ants and Cinnamon – did you know? And Easy Apricot Chicken

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 Ants have been eating our doggie’s food from his dish – and crawling all over it the moment we put it down. We tried this home remedy and it worked! We sprinkled cinnamon all over the ground under the dish … Continue reading

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Chicken Herbs Capers and Blood Oranges – from Bryna!

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 A young friend of ours was visiting the LIttle Farm and took home a bunch of blood oranges – she sent me this recipe, I tried it and it is terrific! Thank you Bryna! Chicken with herbs, Blood Orange and … Continue reading

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Chicken Curry South African Style

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South Africans love curry. So do folks from the UK. South Africa has a large and prosperous Indian community ( you may recall that Gandhi lived there for a while). So curry is part of the normal menu in a … Continue reading

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Easy, fast, delicious and using my favorite slow cooker!

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This is easy and tasty and fast! Throw everything into the slow cooker and go about your day – your home smells divine when you return! Slow Cooker Chicken and Olives   Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (6ounce) can tomato … 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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Chicken Olives Capers and the Slow Cooker

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We just finished a truly delicious dinner – and here is the easy recipe for you. Chicken with Olives Capers and Couscous Ingredients 2 (14.5-ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained 1 1/2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided 1 onion, … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Mash – mashed cauliflower that is! Served with smoked chicken and salad – yum!

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Yes it doesn’t sound so great but it tastes amazing! Truly! Give it  a try! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower 1 TBSP of Oil ( canola or olive) 1 medium sized onion 1 large garlic clove 2 -4 TBSP of non fat … Continue reading

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Leftovers – some creative ideas with Basmati Rice

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When we first got married 46 years ago, and especially living on frugal means in Canada for a year and then during our first years in the USA, we made do with lots of leftovers – and some of the … Continue reading

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Great easy recipe – for cooking with kids! Chicken and Pretzels!

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Its always fun to find a way to make boring chicken a little less boring. Here is a great and easy recipe that the kids absolutely  loved! Try it and let me know how your family enjoys it? Pretzel Chicken … Continue reading

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Leftover Casserole – easy when cooking with kids

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Trying to create a fun dinner every night is a challenge. So as I opened the fridge and took a look I decided to put a lot of leftovers together – and it really tasted wonderful! Here it is! Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Gluten free Chicken Casserole with Rice – oh my ! We could not stop eating it!

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This is one of the easiest and most delicious dishes I have ever made. I know that you will LOVE it. It is juicy, tasty and gluten free! Amazing! My son is gluten intolerant-and we are having a dinner party … Continue reading

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The Kids Cook Monday Campaign – a project of The Monday Campaigns – and all about Cooking with Kids!

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The Kids Cook Monday is a project of The Monday Campaigns. The Monday Campaigns is in association with the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Syracuse Newhouse School of Public Communications. I found this site … Continue reading

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Tagine Cooking – Middle Eastern Chicken – Cooking with Kids – this is an easy one

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I bought some Tagine’s from World Market ( Cost Plus) recently to decorate an outdoor table -since I needed something that could take extreme heat, cold, water and sunshine – and Tagines which are middle eastern Dutch ovens do exactly … 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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Slow cooker in Summer? Absolutely! It is quick and easy and fun! Cooking with kids made easy too

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Most of us think that slow cookers are only for winter months. But they work for fast easy during-the-week dinners too. And leftovers are yummy. Cooking with kids when using a slow cooker is easy – you can let them … Continue reading

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A new way with Chicken – throw in some strawberries and arugula – and YUM a great salad for lunch or dinner

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I adapted this recipe from COOKING LIGHT – my favorite magazine – to accommodate those who do not like eating cheese and chicken together. And my grandkids will eat this – but tend to eat the strawberries first, then the … Continue reading

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Chicken Spinach in a Casserole -Short Cut recipe – easy when cooking with kids!

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This is a short cut recipe – when you truly do not have the energy or time to cook but want something relatively healthy that makes the house and kitchen smell great -and the kids will love it too! I … Continue reading

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Mexican Meal in One Dish Stew – so easy and quick – using either ground chicken or ground beef – easy when cooking with kids

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Making a meal in one dish is so appealing – less to clean up and easy to serve too. Using ground chicken in this dish with the spices makes the rather bland taste of ground chicken pop!This is a Mexican … Continue reading

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Crockpot Chicken, Figs, Olives, Capers and Sun Dried Tomatoes – easy for cooking with kids – great for a wintry night!

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This cooked in the crockpot all day and the house smelled amazing! It is also ideal when cooking with kids as they can add all the ingredients to the frying pan while you add the hot stuff to the crockpot. … Continue reading

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Looking for great Hannukah or Xmas presents? Or even Thanksgiving presents? Try a sweatshirt with Sam, The Broken Robot on it – or a Puzzle of The Pretend Family – and see also Chicken in Thai Sauce with Sesame Salad

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Are you looking for great Hannukah or Xmas presents? Or even Thanksgiving presents? Try a sweatshirt with Sam, The Broken Robot on it – or a Puzzle of The Pretend Family! We now offer CLOTHING And PUZZLES through our site … Continue reading

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