Category Archives: Cooking

Soups on!

One of my recent additions to the list of why I love fall is soup.  I have never been a soup person.  I think it is because all I ever knew was Campbell’s or my mother’s chicken noodle soup.  Nothing … Continue reading

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Can-tastic!

My still unfinished kitchen has been pretty steamy these nights… it’s jamboree time.  Luke has been eating an impressive quantity of jam this summer since we introduced peanut butter and greek yogurt into his diet.  It kind of ups the … Continue reading

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Bread Day

Its amazing what you can get at the grocery store for bread.  And I’m not being nice.  If I am trying to pick up a loaf of bread for my family that fits into my budget I would rather eat … Continue reading

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Chive Blossom Vinegar

With the passage of Memorial Day we are entering into one of my favorite seasons.  No, not summer, canning season.  When you live in the northeast where all things green and edible have to come into season in a short … Continue reading

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Putting Violets By

Last year, for my birthday, we celebrated with what we called the birthday jam-boree.  This year, I am starting early. I love mastering new techniques for cooking and have always wanted to make my own jam, preserves, conserves, sauced berries, … Continue reading

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Spring Soup: Peas & Chives

Suffice it to say that I am ready for fresh local produce of the vernal kind.  I try to keep my kitchen humming with the flavors of the season, but I am ready for a change.  Here in upstate NY … Continue reading

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Tips for cooking with toddlers!

Luke loves to eat, and loves to help me, so we recently decided to try our hand at cooking together.  It was messy and a great deal of fun.  The highlight for me was when Luke crushed an egg in … Continue reading

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