Category Archives: food/recipes

Recipe of the week- Watermelon Jalapeno Ice Pops

As many of you know, I love to cook and especially enjoy trying new recipes.  My poor family, otherwise known as the guinea pigs, has been subjected to a few flops over the years.  Fortunately for me, they are good sports and put up with my creativity in the kitchen. I thought I’d share some […]

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Beet recipes

I haven’t posted recipes in awhile…probably because I didn’t have anything of note to post.  My poor family members are the guinea pigs of many a recipe at our house.  Some good, some not-so-good.  They are always honest.   For the past couple of years, we’ve participated in a CSA (community supported agriculture) program through […]

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Jalapeno chicken casserole – fall dinner menu

This is the first year we’ve participated in the Harmony Valley Farms organic produce program.  Overall, it’s been a good experience, and my family is learning to love (or at least tolerate) more veggies in their diet.  Each week, I try to plan menus around the box, which includes a bounty of whatever is in-season […]

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Cajun Meatloaf

I can’t take credit for this recipe – it came from Mark Matlock of Planet Wisdom, which you all need to check out, by the way.  Great stuff for teens, and there’s even a section for “old people”, which is awesome. I should note that I made this in the crock pot instead of the […]

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Jalapeno scalloped potatoes

At the request of friends, I promised to post new recipes here when I try them.  I love to experiment in the kitchen, and my family has been both the beneficiary and guinea pig of many of these tries. Tonight, I was looking for something different to do with pork chops.  Considered grilling them, but […]

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