Pumpkin Waffles

July 11, 2011

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Pumpkin waffles were a great treat this morning. I found that I like these waffles still a little bit doughy, because it really brought out the right texture for the pumpkin puree. These would go great with an egg on top and with a cup of coffee. These were eaten very fast by every member […]

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Super Seeded Soda Bread

July 11, 2011

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No, not soda from a can, baking soda! This recipe contains six different seeds, poppy, sunflower, seasame, pumpkin, and flax! Though, next time instead of using whole flax seeds I’ll use ground flax seeds since those are easier to digest and you’ll get full nutritional value. This recipe came from the wonderful Heidi Swanson, a […]

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Stuffed Shells

July 11, 2011

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These stuffed shells are out of this world exquisite. They were so good my folks requested I make them a second night in a row. The ricotta cheese filling was so divine, and really could be adapted with anything else you have in your fridge or pantry. The originial recipe called for chives as an […]

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Homemade Naan

July 11, 2011

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Naan is an Indian flatbread and it’s becoming increasingly more popular here in the United States. It’s also super easy to make! I followed this recipe and didn’t have to make any alterations! I loved it, my folks loved it, and it’s definitely on the list of something I’ll need to make again. I put […]

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Feta Dip with a Kick

July 11, 2011

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Looking for a nice party pleaser or a cheese dip to eat throughout the week? I really wasn’t, but I stumbled across this recipe and immediately wanted to try it. I knew my folks would like it since the jalepenos gave it a little bit of a kick, perhaps more than just your average cheese […]

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Strawberries and Dumplings

July 11, 2011

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Strawberries and dumplings? At first, it sounds like an odd combination. But then you start to really think about it, and it’s brilliant! Especially when strawberries are in season. And if you’re like me, you have a weakness for all things made out of flour. Strawberries and dumplings Recipe from Smitten Kitchen Ingredients: 1 quart […]

Posted in: Dessert

Brussel Sprouts

July 11, 2011

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Who doesn’t like brussel sprouts? Okay, my Dad doesn’t, but who else? Well, probably a lot of people, but they really shouldn’t. Here’s a handful of facts about brussels sprouts from health diaries: Like broccoli and some other members of the Brassica family, Brussels sprouts contain something called sinigrin, a glucosinate that may prevent colon […]

Posted in: Side Dishes