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Tomato, Fennel, And Spinach Soup

I am completely a soupaholic, I just freaking love soup. Today Dad is working the night shift so he got to go cross country skiing during the day, it's super cold out so I made him some healthy hot soup for when he got back, we all got to eat some for lunch. I made… Continue reading Tomato, Fennel, And Spinach Soup

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Cauliflower Soup With Tumeric, Ginger And Honey

I found fresh Tumeric at the store and couldn't wait to try cooking with it! I also bought some local honey and I've read that the two pair well together. So tonight for dinner we are having Cauliflower soup with Tumeric, Ginger and Honey. It's the last bag of cauliflower from our garden this summer… Continue reading Cauliflower Soup With Tumeric, Ginger And Honey

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Home Grown Chicken And Veggies

It's like thanksgiving again at our house when we pull one of our homegrown chickens out of the freezer and pair it with veggies from the garden. Last night we had roasted chicken with roasted veggies and everything in our meal except for the olive oil, salt and pepper and garlic (we had another unsuccessful… Continue reading Home Grown Chicken And Veggies

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Creamy Roasted Garlic And Tomato Soup

Fall is soup season for us! Lots of veggies coming out of the garden, some we keep for winter and many end up in yummy warm bowls of love. Dad has canned 23 cans of tomatoes for the winter and now I get to cook with what's left. There was still a box of beautiful… Continue reading Creamy Roasted Garlic And Tomato Soup

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Beets for the winter?

Today I pulled beets from the garden, and for the first time I have about a hundred left over after cooking with them all summer. I'm not sure how I should prepare them for the winter.  I've read about storing them in a box with sand, freezing cooked beets, or canning, I don't want to… Continue reading Beets for the winter?

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Harvest Time!

And the harvest season has begun at our house! Last week we had an unexpected frost that killed the plants in the garden so it was time to pull tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and cucumbers. We had a great growing year, however it never feels quite long enough! Dad has started canning the tomatoes and I'm… Continue reading Harvest Time!

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Little Quiches

Over the weekend we got to go to a neighbouring farm for a pig roast. My little boy got to ride a horse for the first time and he loved it! Everybody brought a dish, so I brought some little quiches made from day fresh eggs and garden veggies. I made the crust from scratch… Continue reading Little Quiches