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Sweet Potato Quinoa and Couscous Chicken Casserole in the Slow Cooker

 Slow cookers seemed to be made for cooking beans, tomatoes, rice or quinoa or grains of any kind. I made this gluten free for a young friend who was going to be visiting and it came out so well that … Continue reading

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We raise tilapia at our Little Farm – here is a wonderful paella our farm manager Max made for us – yum!

Tilapia is a very low fat, low calorie fish. When fresh it is truly delightful and even fresh frozen can be good. We have been raising tilapia for years now – and lately had too many in one hatchery even … Continue reading

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Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken

The amazing mom ( now in her nineties) of one of our dear friends makes this chicken and her kids do too. Yummy and so easy! Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken   Ingredients 4 chicken breasts ( I mixed thighs and … Continue reading

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Slow cooker heaven – and cooking with kids!

This time of year is great for the Slow Cooker. Mine is used at least twice a week if not more as I have been making desserts in it too – some of which were on earlier blogs. Here is … Continue reading

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Thai Slow Cooker Chicken – cooking with kids – great tastes, easy recipe!

Thailand is called the land of smiles – perhaps its because the food is so delicious! Thai cooking combines sweet and hot, sour and creamy – and a common ingredient is coconut milk, another is peanuts and of course the … Continue reading

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Slow cooker chicken with sesame and ginger – it is that time of year!

Sesame and Ginger Chicken in the Slow Cooker This slow cooker recipe has minimal effort ( a bit more than usual due to the browning of the chicken and thickening of the sauce – but I must admit on my … Continue reading

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Fast way to make chicken – cook up veggies when they are in season, freeze, then add chicken pieces in a skillet for a quick midweek meal! Cooking with kids!

We have SOOOO many peppers, onions, tomatoes, zucchini and garlic in the farm right now that I am overwhelmed. So I fry it all up with salt ( sometimes Lawry’s seasoned salt) and olive oil (garlic in the heated oil … Continue reading

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

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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Chicken and Leek Stew – Cooking with kids and using my favorite kitchen appliance – the Slow Cooker! Great for cooking with kids!

I  know I am like a broken record – but slow cookers are SOOOOO easy! Especially when cooking with kids – you can throw everything in  – turn it on and go play with the children until its done and … Continue reading

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Winter is Crockpot time! Here is a perfect recipe for a cold evening – and for cooking with kids! Put on opera and sing along ( no one can hear you!)

I love the smell of good food – and I have waxed poetic in the past talking about my crockpot. This recipe is a good one for chicken breasts and thighs – along with ratatouille – cooks up into a … Continue reading

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Yummy BBQ Lemon Mustard Chicken when Cooking with Kids

Summer means BBQ and August means that summer is still with us and it’s HOT HOT HOT! Even more reason to cook outdoors. Put on your favorite music and BOOGIE while you are cooking and it will be more fun. … Continue reading

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