Monthly Archives: January 2013

Lasagna and potato rosemary bread

Chris made bread again. It was delicious. He used potatoes we had from the giant bags they sell at Christmas and rosemary from our plant that has yet to die despite being left in the snow for a period of

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Soft boiled eggs

Recently I have been obsessed with reading Agatha Christie novels. Mostly Miss Marple has been the detective of choice (I may or may not have already read all of the Poirot books…). Since she is an old fashioned lady, I

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Betty’s mushroom barley soup

Our friends’ moms all pretty much know how to cook, so I delight in getting some of their recipes. This soup is one of those hearty, homey soups that is perfect for dreary and dark winter days.  Chris decided to

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Acorn squash quesadillas and salsa verde

We still had a few acorn squash leftover from the early ending of our CSA, but were unsure of what to do with them. We decided to give this recipe a try again since neither of us remembered if we

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Crockpot chicken tortilla soup

We wanted a good soup to take to some friends who are easing into a new schedule with their adorable baby. This fit the bill! It also helped us to have it ready when we got home from the vet.

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Penne a la Betsy

I’m sitting in the vet’s office with a nauseous kitter, but here is last night’s dinner. We found it…Pioneer Woman (binder) We made it…As written, except for leaving out parsley and using whole wheat pasta. Next time we might cut

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Sausage, kale and potato soup

We’ve made this soup before, but it always seemed heavy and way too spicy. We made a few modifications this time and I think it’s a keeper. Source: Pioneer Woman Cooks Notes: We halved the recipe and cut back on

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New Year Traditions 2013

A new year is a good time to revive this blog to make it a bit more manageable and useful for us (and hopefully you, too!). We hope to have periodic posts that talk about some of the things we’ve

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