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Eggs & Greens

This is a staple breakfast of mine largely because it is so simple and all of the ingredients are always in my home. PrintEggs & Greens Ingredients2-4 eggs handful of greens (spinach, kale, chard, etc.) butter for cooking sea salt & ground pepper to tasteInstructionsWarm pan, add butter, crack eggs, scatter Read more…

Chicken Salad Picnic

Where I live every night of the summer we have Music in the Park from 7-8:30pm. It is such a lovely way to spend a summer evening that I find I am constantly trying to make portable easy dinners so that we can enjoy the spontaneity of all summer has Read more…

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Cherry Crisp

PrintCherry Crisp Ingredients1/3 cup flour 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup sugar (divided) 1 pound (about two full cups) tart cherries, pitted 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmegInstructionsPreheat oven to 325°. Combine flour and oats. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Mix in 1/3 cup sugar; Read more…

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Chicken Bone Broth

After we roast our chicken I make broth from the carcass in the same roasting pan. I recently learned that adding salt too early in the broth process is crazy bad for you and so now I don’t add salt to my broth until it goes into the jars for Read more…

Baby Greens Salad

A huge salad for lunch has got to be one of my guilty pleasures in life. Curling up into a chair with a book, a bowl and a fork is a daily source of joy and nourishment. Today my salad consisted of baby greens, salad turnips, radishes and carrots from Read more…

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Fancy Simple Chicken Dinner

Tonight we made a belated Father’s Day dinner. I had wanted to finish it off with a cherry pie ironically I’ve been too overwhelmed with cherries to accomplish it! Our roasted chicken cost $16 at the market this weekend. I cooked it in a roaster with about 1/4cup of water Read more…