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A new way to do Cauliflower and Broccoli – so that kids will LOVE them!

These tend not to be favorite vegetables although when they are cooked as below – they become really delightful and our grandsons love them! Give it a try! I have included some lower calorie options for you below – after … Continue reading

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A great side dish for all seasons – but especially when cherry tomatoes and asparagus are plentiful

I love cherry tomatoes and this dish combines them with asparagus. Very good and fairly low calorie too! The kids were not crazy about it – but the adults loved it! Asparagus and Tomato Balsamic Side Dish Ingredients 1 pound … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup – easy and filling

Chicken Tortilla Soup in the Slow Cooker ( from All Recipes with some changes) INGREDIENTS 1 pound shredded, cooked chicken 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes,mashed 1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

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Making Short Ribs in the Slow Cooker – so easy and time efficient and perfect for cold winter days!

I love making dishes that last for days and this is one that does. I started this dish late in the afternoon in the slow cooker and before bed put it into the fridge then the next afternoon took it … Continue reading

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A most delicious salad with Roasted Home Grown Cherry Tomatoes – isn’t summer great?

We have an abundance of tomatoes – too much really. Take a look. The baby tomatoes were for the salad for which I have the recipe below – and the large ones were for the tomato soup ( also described … Continue reading

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Tried a new recipe – tasted really good although a bit bland – so needed dressing up so I added more lemons -MUCH better! SO simple the kids can do it!

Slow Cooker Chicken This was sooo easy – the grandkids could have cooked it. So next time  I will make it with them! It needed some more kick – so I added a bit to it – you may wish … Continue reading

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

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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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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Salmon leftovers become Salmon Croquettes – yummy!

Salmon leftovers after a large luncheon where I had 15 guys and gals with whom I serve on a board, come to The Little Farm for a Board Retreat – what to do? Well here goes – Salmon Croquettes! What … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Chicken and Cooking with Kids!

Background: We eat a lot of chicken  – and frankly I just don’t enjoy chicken breasts as much as thighs. However my family ( kids mainly) love breast meat – so I always mix the light and dark meat up. This is an easy … Continue reading

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