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The Last Harvest!

I can only hope this to be near the last harvest! There are still scads of peppers, a few tomatoes and the sweet potatoes to harvest. Advertisements

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Making Pasta – Therapy for bad days!

I’ve been wanting to make fresh pasta for years. Here is a perfect go at it – for me anyway. Now where is that pasta machine… yes I think there is one laying around somewhere.

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Originally posted on Glenn Pendlay:
Why? Well it started in Guatemala last week. I was eating in the weightlifting chow hall with Donny Shankle and thinking about the food. The meal that day included a sort of salad. Tasted like…

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Originally posted on Finger, Fork & Knife:
These peperonata and goats cheese crossovers should taste of sunshine, so the brightest and freshest peppers and the best puff pastry you can find will be needed to do it justice. Sweet peppers,…

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Originally posted on Moonmooring:
But not just any old chicken pot pie. Chicken Pot Pie and fresh collard greens with onions and bacon. The first thing to do is pour about 2 cups of chicken broth (which I made yesterday,…

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Poppy Seed Dressing

A favorite for many people, this recipe has smooth flavor! Many years ago I visited a friend, Judith,  and she served me a salad made of what I thought to be unusual and unexpected ingredients. It was delicious and is standard … Continue reading

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(Almost) Grandma’s Tamales (via In Search of Bees)

I LOVE tamales. In fact I don’t think I ever met one I didn’t like. I may have to include my own recipe along with the recipe for authentic red sauce, which does not contain tomatoes! Another day then. My … Continue reading

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Last Call for Fruitcake, Walnuts and Cherries! (via Moonmooring)

Get Your Fruitcakes Here – Get ’em While They’re Hot! By popular request I will bake one more batch of Walnut and Cherry fruitcake. There will be 14 one pound cakes only (unless enough people request them to bake 2 … Continue reading

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The Absolute LAST Tomatoes, this year. (via Moonmooring)

Looking for the perfect savory tomato soup recipe. I had one a few years ago but it wasn’t for sharing. It was thick and rich with chunks of tomato and lightly seasoned with Italian herbs. Was absolutely the best, mine … Continue reading

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Gardening, better than sex? Maybe. (via Moonmooring)

Fall gardening, a new venture for me. It’s looking promising! I’ve been eating collards for several weeks and the broccoli and cauliflower near ready to head up. There's nothing quit like the feel of warm moist earth under your feet … Continue reading

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