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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…

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…

Eggnog Season: The Best Eggnog Recipe

Well as it turns out I love eggnog. Who knew? My son is a fan and so as the dutiful mother I searched the internet and made him some because there was no way I was going to buy a carton of the stuff. Apparently it’s really easy and my raw milkshake is really eggnog without the spices. Jeez if only I had known. (more…)

Fall Salads

Once you have started eating seasonally you start to have a whole new relationship and appreciation for lettuce. What once may have been taken for granted becomes an almost holy experience when you go without it for the better part of the year. In October heads of lettuce gradually begin Read more…