Crock Pot Baked Potatoes

Crock Pot Baked Potatoes

Have you ever baked potatoes in your Crock Pot?  Why would you? I can think of several reasons.  On this particular day I was going to be gone all afternoon and when I got home I put some meat on the grill for supper.  I wanted the potatoes done at the same time.  The...

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Garden Fresh Green Beans

Garden Fresh Green Beans

Have you been given a bag of fresh green beans from a neighbor or friend?  How about that basket of freshly picked green beans from the farmer's market?  Green beans are that one vegetable that just...

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Got Squash?  Fast and Easy Yellow Neck Squash Side Dish

Got Squash? Fast and Easy Yellow Neck Squash Side Dish

I am all about using my BBQ grill to keep my kitchen cool in the summer.    It is so easy to add a few vegetables to your cast iron skillet and put it on the grill beside your summer meats. This basket  from the local farmer's market provided several yellow neck...

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My Mixed Cultures Pasta Salad Made For A Crowd

My Mixed Cultures Pasta Salad Made For A Crowd

This is the time of year that farmer's markets are plentiful around the United States and other areas of the world that are enjoying summertime!  If you aren't in the habit of shopping your farmers market I might say you are missing some of the best summer has to...

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Not Your Mama’s Potato Salad

Not Your Mama’s Potato Salad

God just winked at me.  I am where I am supposed to be, doing what I am supposed to be doing.  It's a wonderful feeling.  Peace comes over me. I've been recruited to...

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Fresh Kale Salad You Are Gonna Love!

Fresh Kale Salad You Are Gonna Love!

I have to admit that I see "fresh kale" this and "fresh kale" that all over the food blogs.  I usually just keep on moving past them.  My Chief kale-lover husband would appreciate a kale dish now and then, but my kale-loathing sous-chef dish-washer mom turns her nose...

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Loaded Broccoli and Cauliflower

My friend Peggy shared a post on her wall with a picture and recipe for Loaded Cauliflower.  It caught my attention because I just happened to have a head of cauliflower in my refrigerator.  You know what I mean?  Any other day I might have looked past it, but not...

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Taco Dip For Fiesta Fun

Taco Dip For Fiesta Fun

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, last week the Brown Eyed Baker (a favorite blogger of mine) featured a few recipes with a Mexican flavor.  Her Taco Dip caught my eye because it is so colorful and just looked "fun!"  I had just made our favorite outstanding...

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Pan Fried Steak and Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter

Pan Fried Steak and Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter

Happy Thursday!  Is it winter where you are?  Winter has really hit hard in Middle Tennessee the last two weeks.  Last week rain, sleet, and ice and last night ... snow!  Beautiful snow. I know that snow isn't a big deal for many of you.  But in my neck of the woods...

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