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Canning Tomatoes

I received these Roma tomatoes free from my friend Ginny who simply didn’t have time to can this year.  The original batch was very large and had blight, which is a disease caused by a fungus-like organism that spreads rapidly in the foliage and tubers or fruit of potatoes and tomatoes in wet weather, causing […]

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Healthy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

So I’ve got other red pepper sauces on this blog, but this is my “healthier” one…  When I’m counting points or trying to keep the calories down, this is my go to.  In addition to their bright color, sweet taste, and really nice texture, roasted red peppers are a low-calorie and are a fantastic way […]

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Crustless Quiche with Sundried Tomatoes, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese

I wanted to prepare a quick grab breakfast that was healthy, but delicious.  We’ve always got eggs on hand, but reached for the carton at the grocery store this time because it was inexpensive, and I thought would make throwing together a quiche a little easier.  I almost always use “real” ingredients and gave up […]

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Butterflied, Baked Herb Cornish Hens

I don’t know why people only serve Cornish hens on special occassions.  A cornish hen typically commands a higher price per pound than chickens, despite a shorter growing span of 28 to 30 days, as opposed to 42 or more for regular chicken.  But although rumored to be expensive in comparison, I’ve found them locally […]

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limoncello Recipe

Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrentine Peninsula and the coast of Amalfi, and islands of Procida, Ischia, and Capri. It is also produced in Abruzzo, Basilicata, Apulia, Sicily, Sardinia, Menton in France, and the Maltese island of Gozo. Although […]

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