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Recipes that are sure to please (picky eaters)

I tried a new soup recipe last week and it was delish.  Especially since it featured broccoli but didn’t taste like broccoli, and thus (most) of the children ate it. Potato, Broccoli and Cheese Soup                                                                             … Continue reading

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What to do with your leftover mashed potatoes

I had some leftover mashed potatoes in the fridge, and no leftover gravy, which meant in my estimation, they were pretty much useless. But then I recalled my mother telling me she made potato soup with them. So I checked … Continue reading

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Tidy or not….

I sigh… sometimes it seems endless, this picking up and putting away.  Bits and pieces of Sunday are still dotting the front hall; a beaded purse, aqua knit cap, one boys dress shoe.  It’s Tuesday night and all should be … Continue reading

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Chicken salad

I had leftover chicken from a roasted chicken the other day and didn’t feel like making a pot pie on a summer day. So I made my own version of chicken salad up and it was pretty good if I … Continue reading

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Zucchini and what to do with it

Starting pretty soon there’s going an excess of zucchini in summer gardens. So I have an easy recipe to add to your arsenal of zucchini consuming recipes. It’s from Taste Of Home, August/September 2012 – Zucchini Onion Pie. Whisk the following … Continue reading

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Bruschetta etc.

Often when I lie in bed, or when I’m driving around I think of great things to write about, and I pretty much compose a post in my head. But when I finally get down to it (usually at the … Continue reading

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Potatoes and Pound Cake

Sounds like a pretty good combination doesn’t it?  Well,  I wouldn’t eat these together, but they’re both pretty good easy recipes so I’d thought I’d share. I threw these potatoes together the other day and they were delicious.  I used … Continue reading

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