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Chioggia Beet Salad with Lime and Mint

Chioggia Beet Salad with Lime and Mint

This raw beet salad really shows off the striking colors of these gorgeous roots.  Chioggias are a mild beet that love the flavors used in this salad.  Thank our Lucy for another original winning recipe – a perfect light summer salad. Chioggia Beet roots  Green […]

I Can Bake, Roast, Grate, Pickle, Ferment – What Am I?

I Can Bake, Roast, Grate, Pickle, Ferment – What Am I?

The answer to the question is one of our favorite root vegetables – BEETS! If you aren’t a fan of beets, I’m here to tell you a recipe exists for this humble root that will change your mind.   Sure, you may not enjoy a homemade […]

Braised Savory Whole Chicken with Tomatoes & Olives

Braised Savory Whole Chicken with Tomatoes & Olives

If we’re cooking a whole cut-up BBF Chicken, it’s most likely going to end up in a saucy, savory skillet dish like this one – tender chicken pieces nestled into a flavorful tomato based sauce with onions, peppers and Kalamata olives.   This skillet dinner is […]

A Family Tradition – Barb’s Vegetable Beef Soup

A Family Tradition – Barb’s Vegetable Beef Soup

Today, we’re having Barb’s Beef Vegetable Soup.   This recipe made a regular appearance on our dinner table at the Kinsella house – Anita’s family. Barb, my mother, was a natural in all things food related – cooking, gardening, canning, freezing, baking, catering and enjoying.   And, […]

Tomato Sauce – Whole Fruit

Tomato Sauce – Whole Fruit

Like you, we’re often running to get a good meal on the table.   We’re not always planning meals in advance and often it’s 5 o’clock, we’re getting hungry and we need a solution quickly.   That would be the reason this recipe exists – lack of […]

Halloween Winter Storm

Halloween Winter Storm

  We got hit hard with an early winter storm on October 30-31.  This was a heavy, wet snow capable of flattening plants and breaking stems. We spent most of the day on October 29 preparing for the storm. We used every #9 wire hoop […]