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Fresh tomato/basil sauce – 7/26/17

I made this sauce with three pounds of our large supply of tomatoes. I blanched and peeled the tomatoes but did not de-seed them. Here is my process – Blanch, peel, and chop tomatoes Saute 1/2 onion, 1/2 tsp. pepper … Continue reading

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Vegetables, vegetables! – 7/18/17

We have been kind of slacking off with our cooking since it has been so hot out. So I had a bunch of vegetables in my crisper that did not get used for the original meals I had planned. I … Continue reading

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Fresh tomato pasta sauce – 7/14/17

It is hot here and one thing that hot is good for is ripening tomatoes. Our daughter has been growing a lot of tomatoes in our town’s community garden. All sorts of types. She has some monster big ones, lots … Continue reading

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Vegetarian balance meal – 7/13/17

Last night I had a burger and I am not apologizing but I do need to balance out that meal calorie-wise and ecologically. So tonight we made a vegan chickpea, ditalini, and vegetable stew. I make this frequently but I … Continue reading

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Meatless Tuesday’s chickpea stew – 5/30/17

Healthy and delicious chickpea stew is one of my favorite meatless dishes. It takes a fair amount of chopping but comes together pretty quickly. If you are good at multi-tasking you can be chopping quicker cooking vegetables at the same … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Grilling – 5/28/17

We had our Memorial Day grill fest on Sunday instead of Monday and we had my favorite, burgers. Once again I served them in my semi-roll style. When eating this you flip it over so the roll is on the … Continue reading

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Baby broccoli, tuna, and penne – Eat down dinner – 5/23/17

We are leaving for Utah tomorrow so we need to eat up some of these vegetables that we have in the refrigerator. Plus the herbs outside are growing rampantly and we should use one of those as well. With this … Continue reading

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