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Nut-Free Garlic Scape Pesto

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I guess I should probably start posting local recipes when something just starts becoming available, not when the season is ending.  Hopefully someone out there other than me has garlic scapes that need using up 😀  In any case, at least this recipe will be here for next year. Before I go any further, I […]

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Caesar Salad with Lemon Roasted Chickpeas

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Well, salad season is in full force.  I don’t know about you, but for a lot of meals, heavy, cooked foods just don’t sound good to me when it’s hot outside(and inside for that matter).  I actually have another salad dressing to share with you in a few days but for now, this one is […]

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Cranberry Sunflower Seed Salad

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With warmer weather coming I find myself wanting more raw veggies and salads.  It makes me even more impatient for my garden.  I’m so excited to start planting everything outside at the end of this month!  I’ve been seeing recipes for zucchini everywhere already.  I had so much zucchini last year I couldn’t deal with […]

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Tzatziki and Pita Chips

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So the weather here is slowly getting worse.  It’s like we’re going back into winter, not into spring.  It was rainy and gray for the last few days of the week but then this morning it started slushing(you know, in between rain and snow) and then as I left with the kids to get eggs […]

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Whole Wheat Mountain Bread

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I think I mentioned last time I posted about bread how much I love making it.  I really really love making bread.  Just the feeling of dough in between my fingers and feeling the gluten stretch when you knead it.  And knowing that people throughout history have done the same thing for centuries.  Awesome.  This […]

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