Tag Archives: grandma cooking

Sweet Potato Quinoa and Couscous Chicken Casserole in the Slow Cooker

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 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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Had no electricity for a few hours – ohh my -we are SO dependent on the grid!

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 For a few hours yesterday ( with all the bad storms in California) we were without electricity. OH MY we are so dependent on the grid – scary how vulnerable we are to sabotage and what damage it could do … Continue reading

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Vegetable Slow Cooker Cholent

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This is the perfect low calorie filling comfort food for cold wintry evenings. I have modified a recipe that is often prepared on Friday afternoons and left to cook in the slow cooker through Saturday lunch until ready to serve. … Continue reading

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Turkey Meatballs with a twist

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Our farm manager share his recipe for Turkey Meatballs and frankly, they are the best I have EVER tasted! Max Arteaga is a really great cook – makes a terrific Paella and more! Here is one of his best! This … Continue reading

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Apples and Cinnamon – what a great combination! Any time of year!

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This recipe started out very high in calories but with the substitute unsweetened apple sauce it is still delicious and lower in total calories. Apple Cinnamon Cake 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 … 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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Ground turkey – boring? Not with this amazing recipe!

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Turkey Meatballs and Little Farm Tomato Sauce Ingredients 1 small onion, grated 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 large egg 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs 3 tablespoons ketchup 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup grated Pecorino … Continue reading

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A delicious Salvadorean, Mexican, Bolivian and Argentinian treat! Enjoy!

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Two of our Little Farm Staff, and four of our extended part time staff come from El Salvador. They introduced us to the most delicious of all treats – ALFAJORES~ You will love these – and they are not difficult … Continue reading

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Chef John from ALL RECIPES has a great Peanut Curry Chicken – but high in calories!

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This is a really terrific recipe but very high in calories. So be warned! It is directly from Chef John, from the site ALL RECIPES Chef John’s Peanut Curry Chicken Ingredients 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more to taste 2 … 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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