Category Archives: comfort food

Hubbard Squash Risotto with a side of manicure …

Hubbard Squash Risotto Hubbard Squash is just like any other winter squash, wonderful, bright and colorful, full of goodness. We grew a bunch of the Hubbard squash this past summer and I have vowed to find many uses for them. I have … Continue reading

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Fall = squash!

What a crazy fall its been. I kept thinking things would slow down enough that I could come back and be regular. hmph! What was I thinking? Between sending our 2 oldest kids to public school, which was a HUGE … Continue reading

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pregnancy and garlic scapes

Yesterday was my 19th wedding anniversary. I took my husband on his first trail ride in 20 years. We packed a lunch of deli turkey sandwiches on whole grain bread with apple wood smoked cheddar. Along the ride we found … Continue reading

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“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine by your food” – Hippocrates

  You know its time to slow down when all five members of the household, from the nine year old to the 39 year old each have their own box of tissues by their side at all times. We have … Continue reading

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My education continues in cooking, in priorities

Priorities. How do we set their values? I feel like I am treading water in a raging creek nearly over flowing with the spring run off. My priorities seem out of whack right now. Balance is elusive. I am not … Continue reading

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EIGHT

Day eight is coming to a close.  We’ve been busy, working in the cafe (made a brown sauce today, from the brown stock of yesterday, to become the demi glace tomorrow) we’ve had 4-h meetings and rides and I just … Continue reading

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day 6 symbolic wall building, breakfast recipe, catching up

It is so quiet. The only sound I hear is the hum of the computer motor, my typing on the key board and the dryer is running. I can smell the multi-grain sour dough bread dough that’s on the counter, … Continue reading

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meatball recipe

Meatballs, a la cooking school! Very simple, VERY tasty! Much flavor is gained through the procedures. 5 lb ground beef 2 TBSP dried oregano 2 TBSP garlic powder 2 TBSP onion powder fresh parsley, minced, 3 oz. 1 TBSP salt … Continue reading

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Food Post! Gnocchi! a la cooking school!

If you haven’t made gnocchi before, you must. If you haven’t tried it before, you must. They actually sell it in the grocery stores in vacuum sealed bags in small little boxes. The grocery store version is a poor imitation, … Continue reading

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Victoria has no Secret on this angel!

Where to start, where to start?? How about the beginning of today. I got up, had an awesome “fuel conscious” meal of1 egg and 3 egg whites and broccoli with rice cheese (lactose issues here) and oatmeal with raisins and … Continue reading

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