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Cheesy Summer Vegetable Bake

It’s that time of year where we are getting home grown vegetables. I published this post a couple years ago. I think it’s worth a second time around. I brought home a variety of different vegetables from the farmer’s market a few days ago and I

Simple Oven Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower

Making this roasted broccoli and cauliflower is so simple and such a time saver. The oven roasting deepens and sweetens the flavors, caramelizing the vegetables into a tantalizing dish even the kids will eat. They’ll be asking for more. Sometimes the simple way is best. You’ll

Green Beans with Rosemary & Garlic

  On Thanksgiving I like serving fresh green beans. The typical green bean casserole is delicious but can be very high in fat and calories. I also prefer to be able to taste the green beans in the recipe. This is super simple and the flavor

Chicken Soup with Fresh Vegetables

I love making soup this time of year. It’s still cold and with so many people sick making chicken soup is both good for you and comforting. This recipe is a variation of my regular chicken soup recipe. The difference is you add these fresh

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Ground Beef Soup

I was searching for a recipe for ground beef one evening and looked at The Gathering Spot for inspiration and I found this delicious recipe using ground beef in soup. Debbie from Our Old Homestead called it Homemade Hearty Hamburger Soup. I like this type of soup because

Cowboy Caviar

During a recent gathering at my house a friend brought over a bean type dip. He called it Cowboy Caviar. I had never heard of it but it was delicious. I decided to do a little research and find out if anyone else had heard

Peeling Fresh Tomatoes

The tomatoes in my garden are ripening fast. Soon there will be so many that I will have to start canning and/or freezing them. I don’t want to waste even one tomato. You can’t get that fresh from the garden taste anywhere else. For canning and freezing my

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The Dirty Dozen

I have always wondered if buying organic is really that much more beneficial for you. I have been buying less processed foods. Buying more locally grown fruits and vegetables. Last summer I bought corn, green beans, and green peppers to freeze for the winter. The