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a whiz bang of a weekend

So this is how the blog post will go. Pictures first. And then, if you are curious, you can read more below (and I mean read a lot more because I tend to be wordy and I often don’t hold … Continue reading

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it is consumable, but not desirable for eating (a recipe for soup…)

I was so excited today because this was the first time ever that I was officially going to execute a menu plan that would carry me through the next seven days! Last week, I had put together 5 different recipes … Continue reading

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Please don’t be concerned or offended by the title I have used here; you have to know that the acronym above is not for anything of a blasphemous nature… No, in my exclamation OMG is short for Oh My Grains!!! … Continue reading

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Very Garlicky Vinaigrette

makes 1 1/2 cups 4 large cloves garlic, minced 2 TBLS Dijon mustard 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp kosher salt extra tidbits: *this is by far our most favorite dressing and we … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Soup

serves 6-8 10 – 12 Roma tomatoes (or 1 can 28 oz whole tomatoes, drained) 3 cups tomato juice 2 cups chicken stock 15 or more fresh basil leaves 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) … Continue reading

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Julie & Julia & JoAnna

Before you let the title sway you to conclude I am doing my own rendition of the movie Julie & Julia, let me make it clear right away. I have no intentions of EVER attempting to make 524 French recipes … Continue reading

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Don’t have a cow!

No, Bart Simpson would not approve of that. But, you can ‘half’ a cow. And that is what we did! This past weekend, we bought half a cow (aka a ‘side’ – but I like saying ‘half a cow’) from … Continue reading

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