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When the world gives you chicken, have biology class.


Occasionally I am on the receiving end of free food. Today I received two whole chickens. What does a homeschooling mom do with whole chickens? Why, have impromptu biology class, of course. Neither of the girls had ever cut up a chicken or even … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #6-Salad with rice and beans


Just do it! That motto has worked for years for Nike and others have re-used and re-cycled the simple saying. And, it works well for me, too. Remember the rice and baked beans I put together for the cover dish … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #4 Cover Dish


Just because this is a food blog doesn’t mean there will always be a really cool recipe. Today’s post is more about “thawing” and “throwing” than anything else. Once a month there is a Wednesday night cover dish supper at … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 34 Black bean and Cumin


Quick, make a soup, more family is coming for the holidays. (Two sons already home, a family of 4 coming tonight.) So, throw a bag of dried black beans in a crock pot on high with plenty of water to … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 33 -Christmas Beef and Rice


Naming this soup was the easiest part and the rest was just as easy! (That didn’t really make sense but is what I wanted to say.) The name was obvious because of the roasted red peppers, the chopped spinach with … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 29 – Shrimp Gumbo


This recipe is usually for chicken and smoked sausage but since I have some frozen shrimp that needs to be used….. Ingredients: 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup flour 3 medium onions, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 5 celery stalks, … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 26 – Spicy Chicken and Rice with Veggies


Ok, it’s the end of the day and I haven’t made a soup. (Already went to the basketball game- now 7 -3.) What do I have and what is fast (since it IS 1:20AM tomorrow!)? Here it is. Ingredients: 1 cup … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 20 – Pepper Sausage and Bean with Rice


The finds for tonight’s edition were: beef smoked sausage 1 can of chick peas 1 can of white beans 1 very large can of pickled Jalapeno pepper (used 2, sliced) 2 Tablespoons tomato bouillon with chicken flavoring 1 Tablespoon cornstarch … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 9-Chicken and Rice with Veggies


Mid-morning: into the crock pot, throw: 2 cups of shredded baked chicken (frozen from when I baked the boneless, skinless chicken breast with lemon pepper seasoning) water to fill the crock pot 1/2 full (or 1/2 empty, if you are … Continue reading

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Chicken and Broccoli with Rice


I took my Chicken and Broccoli with Rice dish to Bethany’s birthday party and got requests for it.I created this recipe a while back.  It will be in the “Crowd Pleasers” section of my cookbook.   I could make people … Continue reading

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