Seasonal Cooking

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes- For the Ultimate Cookie Platter

  Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes for the Ultimate Cookie Platter Want to create the ultimate cookie platter that Old saint Nick himself could not resist? Then follow these easy recipes for  delicious and beautiful Christmas cookies. Making Christmas Cookies has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember. I’m still…

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3 Easy Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator

3 Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator.Drying herbs has to be one of the easiest things to do to preserve your harvest and save money. You can use your dehydrated herbs for: gifts, tea blends, spice mixes, potpourri and so much more. I love projects that take very little time and effort but have big…

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Sweet Potato Quiche

  Sweet Potato Quiche- Gluten and Grain Free! Sweet Potato Quiche- I am always looking for new recipes my family will eat and enjoy, this recipe did not disappoint! The sweet potato crust brings a nice balance to the savory filling and it’s loaded with seasonal produce that should be easy to find any time…

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Stuffing Bread Loaf: Never buy store-bought again

Stuffing Bread Loaf  special thanks to King Arthur Flour for the inspiration  This recipe for Stuffing bread is so delicious and full of savory flavor, you will never buy store-bought again. Stuffing Bread Loaf- Never buy store-bought again Save Recipe Print Recipe Ingredients2 3/4 cups All purpose unbleached flour (I use King Arthur)2 teaspoons instant yeast1…

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Home Made “Maple” Syrup- without a maple tree

Home Made “Maple Syrup” without a maple tree! Homemade “Maple” Syrup- without a maple tree Several years ago I was reading a farming magazine when I came across a recipe for Corn Cob Syrup- a maple syrup knockoff made from corn cobs. The article had attached quotes saying “my grandfather swears this is better than…

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Weekly Meal Planner October #1

As a self-employed family of five, we have to be very frugal with our budget, including meal planning. Even though we are on a tight budget I refuse to sacrifice quality or nutrition so many of our ingredients come from our garden or a neighbors garden, which really helps cut down on spending. Recently my…

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Easy Candied Nuts- Only 3 Ingredients!

  Easy Candied Nuts with Only 3 Ingredients Fall and the holidays are a favorite time to enjoy the sweet and savory taste of flavored nuts. Whether covered in cinnamon and sugar or sea salt and rosemary, everyone loves to snack on these delicious treats. Perfect for gift-giving or your holiday entertaining, you are sure…

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Skillet Herbed Chicken & Tomatoes

  Skillet Herbed Chicken & Tomatoes This simple dish taste as good as it looks. Pallet-pleasing flavors and eye catching colors, this is sure to be one of your families staples. Skillet herbed Chicken & Tomatoes Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds thin-sliced chicken, boneless 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves or 3 1/2 TBS of Fresh basil 1…

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Summer Pita Pizza with Spinach Salad

  Summer Pita Pizzas with Spinach Salad When you eat in season and from what is grown locally, your dishes take on a whole new flavor. Your pallet will awaken with a new admiration for foods it used to think were bland or tasteless. Challenge yourself to try and create new dishes from your garden…

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Chocolate Cups – turn the ordinary into extraordinary!

Chocolate Cups- turn the ordinary into extraordinary! What fun AND so easy to create! Chocolate Cup Ingredients 1 bag semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips 1 bag white chocolate chips 2 microwave safe bowls Small balloons (snag at a party or dollar store) Parchment or waxed paper Cookie sheet Chocolate Cup Directions Place the semi-sweet or milk…

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