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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of June 12)

Our CSA is really picking up!  This week we got sugar snap peas, lettuce, garlic scapes, basil and an adorable little head of cabbage.  It’s fun to figure out how to use them, since they tend to come in smaller

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of June 5)

Today’s lesson is that beets are really pretty.  Unfortunately, some ways of eating them are better than others.  While the risotto was ok, it was not the best place for the beets to shine.  We much prefer them on their

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of May 29)

Happy Memorial Day weekend!  Since the holiday is the unofficial opening of summer, I figured it was fitting to start the canning season.  We picked up some lovely strawberries from the farmer’s market for strawberry rhubarb jam.  There was a

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of May 22)

The White house is finally getting back to normal!  Well, at least as normal as life gets.  We had a busy week last week that ended in us running a 5K yesterday morning.  I hadn’t done one since high school,

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of May 15)

There was not much cooking going on this week in the White house!  Well, not much cooking for us anyway.  We had a FANTASTIC weekend visiting my alma mater, but most importantly spending time with some of my favorite people

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of May 8th)

It’s been a while!  I was doing good for a while there and made blogging and journaling part of my schedule.  That is until my schedule went haywire. My mom and aunt visited for a wonderful week before Easter.  It

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of April 10)

We had to do a bit of rearranging from last week because we neglected to make the pizza dough in time.  But I’m glad we waited because the crust was one of the best we’ve had with that recipe in

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of April 3)

I had a minor fit on Wednesday of last week and desperately did not want to cook.  So, my husband happily obliged and off we went to the Scholar’s Inn Bakehouse.  We lucked out and they had a great deal

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of March 27)

This week is a little less intense on the freezer and pantry clean outs.  But, we’re still using a lot of things we had around.  It’s amazing what you find when you organize cupboards! Skillet skyline chili – We’ve made

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of March 20)

So, several months ago we started saving for a car.  About a month ago we started looking.  And last week we started shopping.  It’s a giant pain, especially since we’re right in the price range where people aren’t selling.  The

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