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Wonderful times with the family

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We had a wonderful holiday with our family. Here are some pictures of the children of the family ( grandsons and grandnieces and grand nephews in the USA) without the family in other countries unfortunately. But we sent photos and … 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!

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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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Who said Dogs do not smile? Our new rescue does!

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Dogs smile. No doubt in my mind. Just take a look at our grandsons with Goldie our new rescue. Is she a happy dog or what? We are still enjoying the cold weather – and hoping for more rain!! WHOHOO! … Continue reading

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Great new chicken recipe for the slow cooker – here it is!

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Paprika Chicken in the Slow Cooker Ingredients 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced 1 onion, sliced 1 (28 oz.) can whole plum tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped, with 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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

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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

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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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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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Peppers, onions, zucchini or squash, tomatoes, bread crumbs and gruyere make a super one dish meal – easy when cooking with kids too

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Do you remember the post on August 12th when I described how to add chicken pieces to a delicious vegetable mixture?  http://rockingrandmamusic.com/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 Here is another variation on that recipe. To the veggie mixture instead of the chicken, add 1/2 cup  2% reduced-fat … 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!

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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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Panzanella Bread Salad – yummy and an easy way to use your fresh tomatoes! Kids can make it too – lots of tasting….

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I just had a board retreat at my home – and made a Panzanella Bread salad – yummy! This is from the Ina Garten recipe from the Food Network – who own the copyright – it was delicious. I changed … Continue reading

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