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Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe

Filed in Real Food by on January 28, 2016 2 Comments
Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe

Chick peas + lentils + unusual spices = a belly-warming soup on a bone-chilling day. We wrap up National Soup Month with this unusual soup full of Middle Eastern and North African flavors. Serve it with flat breads for a hearty winter dinner. Save Print Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe Chick peas + lentils + […]

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Vegetarian or Vegan Chili Recipe

Filed in Real Food by on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Vegetarian or Vegan Chili Recipe

Searching for an easy chili recipe? This is it! All you have to do is chop, stir and cook. National Soup Month January is National Soup Month for a reason. Have you noticed that it is cold out? What happened to our “much warmer than usual” El Niño weather prediction? Mother Nature may still be […]

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How to Dry Vegetables in the Oven

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on January 2, 2016 5 Comments
How to Dry Vegetables in the Oven

You don’t have to set up your food dehydrator to dry small amounts of veggies. Use the much more convenient oven! January  is National Soup Month. If you, like me, enjoy a good bowl of homemade soup, you may want to make some soup mixes ahead. Soups can be frozen or canned (I will post […]

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Make Your Own Vegetable Powders

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 24, 2015 4 Comments
Make Your Own Vegetable Powders

Turn dehydrated garden vegetables into multi-use powders. Homemade vegetables powders are a great way to use up the dwindling garden harvest. Which Vegetables Should Be Used For Powders? Almost any vegetable can be dried. Here are some of my favorites: Roots: beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, rutabagas Fruits: tomatoes, corn, zucchini, winter squash, peppers Greens: beet […]

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Lentil Soup with Butternut Squash

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
Lentil Soup with Butternut Squash

Roasted squash and black beluga lentils combine to make a rich and filling soup.   Do you grow butternut squash? If so, you may wonder what to do with it all. Even if you have a squash-loving family like mine, night after night of mashed squash can get old. The other night was one of […]

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Growing a Perennial Vegetable Garden

Filed in Grow Your Own Food, Uncategorized by on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Growing a Perennial Vegetable Garden

Unless you live in a tropical environment, the thought of growing  vegetables as perennials may seem unlikely. But left to their own devices, many vegetables are self-sowing, allowing you more time plan and plant the rest of the garden. Lettuce: Even if you live in the far north, you can grow lettuce as a perennial […]

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Soup

Filed in Real Food by on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
How to Make Your Own Homemade Soup

Sometimes nothing but a big bowl of belly-warming, sinus-clearing, mouth-watering soup will do. But most of the stuff available at the grocery store has too much salt, too much fat, and not enough flavor. So I often make soup from scratch at home – using whatever is in the cupboard. The simple version is this: […]

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Baked Beans From Scratch

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on February 14, 2013 0 Comments
Baked Beans From Scratch

There was a time when every young woman in New England learned how to bake beans before setting up her own home. It was a right of passage, sort of the Puritan answer to a debutante’s ball or filling one’s hope chest with pintucked silks. Baked beans were, and in many towns still are, a […]

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