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North West Salmon Chowder (lactose free)

The Rainy Season is here in the Great Northwest! Its beginning to feel like we should be swinging from the vines in the rain forest! What better way to warm up than a steamy bowl of Salmon Chowder! A great afternoon, … Continue reading

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Mama’s Love Muffins!

Love for the Morning of Love Day. Valentine’s Day at our house. Home made love notes and sweet treats. Fresh hints at spring to come. Home made tummy love: Pizza Recipe:…g-to-regret-it/ ‎ Love from the youngest hands in the … Continue reading

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My quest to use winter squash continues

A lot of us are trying to do the New Year, New You thing, although very few of us would probably admit that in public. I have been making an effort to clean up our family menu this month. The … Continue reading

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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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2nd Half of the beginning

So, I made a private challenge unknown to all but my husband. I decided I would start training for walking a half marathon. I adopted a lower carb diet (notice, LOWER carb diet, NOT CARB free) and got down to … Continue reading

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The beginning….

What makes my story, my cook book any different from the 1,000’s of others that are spilling out of the over crowded shelves at the increasingly rare bookstores? I am just a girl, with a story to share, who has … Continue reading

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2011, in the books, now its time to write MY book!

2011 is nearly in the books. I have found some pictures that take me through the year, and ends with me ready to write MY book….2012 will be My year to get MY book done! This is where we began … Continue reading

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a day in the life, making appetizers!

A day in the life of Wannebechef Thursday, November 10th, 2011 Its the day before the Big Day, 11/11/11. There is to be a HUGE celebration at the museum honoring Veterans. There are lots of dignitaries staying on the premises. … Continue reading

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I think Martha Stewart should have been royalty.

I think Martha Stewart should have been royalty. She lives like royalty, she entertains like royalty. How did she become so famous for her housekeeping skills? What drives that kind of passion, the kind that doesn’t “settle?” Really. I have … Continue reading

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Perfect Sunday Afternoon

Its a perfect Sunday afternoon, almost. The day began with a trip to the barn to feed the hungry herd of cows. Then, I brushed the hay from my sweater and hair, poured the pot of coffee into the insulated … Continue reading

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