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Colors of home

Eren’s post on the colors of Coastal Maine struck a chord with me.  With every year I fall more and more in love with the colors of the Jersey Shore.  The sandy beiges, the blues of the sea and sky… Yummy.  But I remember last May, after spending five days in Ocean City, I was […]

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Herb Croutons

  I brought a tossed salad to a Father’s Day BBQ today.  I gathered most of the ingredients from the Morristown Farmers’ Market this morning, and had intended to make my own salad dressing and croutons, too.  I vaguely remember having done both before, but not being pleased enough with the results to repeat the […]

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Buttermilk Wheat Pancakes

I rarely have my act together enough in the morning to do anything more than hand out toaster pastries, let alone make pancakes.  But suppertime?  Sure, I can handle making pancakes at suppertime.  Especially pancakes from a mix.  Easy peasy. However, there was a disagreement last night surrounding the mix I had in the cupboard, […]

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Homemade Microwave Popcorn

Midafternoon snack, anyone? This recipe combines the ease of microwave popcorn, with the wholesome ingredients of stovetop popcorn. The kernels pop up fluffy and crunchy, with just a hint of buttery flavor.  I love to make this in the evenings, when I’m trying to avoid eating anything too calorie-laden, or in the afternoon, when I […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Poor Neil.  He doesn’t subscribe to the theory that soup can be considered a meal.  It never used to be an issue between us, but somewhere in the last year, I went and became a soupie.  I’ve been seduced by these steaming bowls of goodness.  Where once I was of the mind that the only […]

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Southern Sausage Apple Bake

  I’ve had my eye on this recipe since I saw it last week in the Dinner Challenge pool. Ingredients 4 apples –peeled and thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound turkey kielbasa –sliced 1/4″ thick 10.5 ounces corn muffin mix –(2 boxes) 1 cup milk Directions Preheat oven to 400. Place apples in […]

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