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Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream

Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream

I love homemade ice cream. There is just something about eating fresh made ice cream, with real homegrown berries, while sitting outside enjoying your garden that just can’t be beat. One of my family’s favorites is Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream. It’s great on its own or in a cone but is just fantastic [...]

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Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

I don’t know about you but I have seen a bit of a trend in recent weeks. – Rhubarb! It’s everywhere I look. My rhubarb isn’t ready for picking yet but I like to be prepared so I have been collecting up rhubarb care tips, recipes and more. Rhubarb is a great spring vegetable that [...]

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Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

I love canning. The chopping, cooking, jarring, and most of all the eating! I am always happy to take any extra jars of garden goodness off my family and friends hands. It always amazes me how many vegetables and fruits can be canned and in so many ways. Once the harvest starts rolling in canning [...]

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CrabSalad

Corn and Crab Salad

Spring is in full bloom in my area and I have been spending a lot of time outside in the garden tilling, pruning, weeding, planting and more. After all that time outside I am looking for a quick and fresh dinner that doesn’t heat my whole house.  This is a perfect midweek dinner (especially if [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Lemon Tuscan Sun Muffins

For me citrus and spring just go together. I love a nice citrus fruit salad, shish kabobs with pineapple, or a tangy margarita. Now I have new favorite citrus recipe- Lemon Tuscan Sun Muffins. These muffins are super moist, and since there is no power mixers a little dense. The ricotta cheese adds a great [...]

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Recipe of the Week: 10 Layer Enchiladas

Even though spring has arrived it is still mighty cold in our neck of the woods. We have had a constant mix of rain and snow the last few days with no end in sight. To bring a little heat to our lives I served up this delicious tex-mex inspired casserole. Don’t let the amount [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Hummingbird Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Glaze

Spring is in the air and the birds have once again decided to serenade us with their songs. One of the birds I always try to attract to my garden each year is hummingbirds and when I think hummingbirds I think cake! If you think this is a strange train of thought you haven’t had [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Shrimp Étouffée

In honor of Mardi Gras, which is on Tuesday, we cooked up a popular Cajun dish that highlights fresh garden vegetables and succulent shrimp. This hardest part of this meal is the chopping. As with most Cajun dishes this meal starts with a roux and contains the trinity (bell pepper, celery, and onion) and the [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Raspberry Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

  This cupcake is not your average kiddie fare. In fact it’s all grown-up, likes red wine and imported chocolate while taking a bubble bath. A fresh raspberry puree in the batter gives the cakes a bright pink color and a punch of flavor, while the bitter dark chocolate ganache sets off the sweet cake [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Buffalo Bites

This Sunday is the Super Bowl and that means family and friends gathering together to watch the game, make fun of the commercials, and playing a little touch football during half-time. Oh, and TONS of yummy snack foods and appetizers! This is a great game day recipe that takes buffalo chicken wings and transforms them [...]

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