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Roasted Garlic Soup via Vitamixer


Costco has changed my life. To be honest, that is an overstatement. However, since I did buy some garlic IN BULK (meaning more than I could use in three years) and freshness was coming into question, I had to create … Continue reading

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V-8 Guacamole


Wow! I should have had a V-8! (which is what I thought I was making!) And, what’s up with green? I WILL make something in my Vita-Mix that is NOT green….. …….some day. I put the following in the Vita-Mix … Continue reading

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One-eyed Jack comes to the party


This is a great, refreshing tailgate party dish that serves up well with blue corn chips and can be made days ahead. Created as an appetizer at The Baron York Tea Room Cafe, this has remained a staple for entertaining. … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #17: Homemade Pizza


With a homemade whole wheat pizza crust recipe (from my sister, Krisan), I had plenty to top it off with. ….like the last of the browned ground beef from the freezer from Pantry Prepping Day. I also got some “stow bot” … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #16: Whole Wheat Gnocchi


Tonight’s invention WILL be shared but not recommended. If anyone out there can “fix” this dish, please share. Well, to be honest it was voted 2 for and 1 against. I had bought some whole wheat gnocchi with sweet potato … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #8: Prepping the pantry


Part of being able to do a “pantry raid” is having something in your pantry. Not only do dry goods fit under this category, according to my definition, but also frozen, fresh and refrigerated item. In order to stock my … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 40! – Bowtie Soup (my variation of lasagna soup)


I had planned on making Lasagna Soup as recommended by a friend through facebook but, alas and alack, I can’t find the note from her with the description. Today I bought a couple of lbs of ground beef and have … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 37 – Pizza Supreme


While having lunch with my grandson to celebrate his 8th birthday, we brainstormed potential soup ideas. Tonight’s version was suggested then and tested while he and his family joined us for Christmas. Pizza Supreme (or Meat Lover’s Pizza) was a … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 32 – Rosemary Beef with Lentils and Kale


Tonight’s creation began with the intent to make a cream of mushroom/French onion type soup. There were fresh mushrooms that needed to be cooked and a 3 lb bag of onions just home from the grocery. While sauteing the mushrooms and onions … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 27 – Chili (for Train Wreck)


Tonight is the long-awaited Christmas party with the girls basketball team. Go Lady Knights (8-3)! When hosting a crowd, the fall back plan is “Train Wreck,” so named because after your plate is filled it looks like a train wreck. … Continue reading

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