Fries, Glorious Fries

There are almost as many names for this side dish as their are variations to the recipe.  I have heard them called Garbage Fries, . . .

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Seed Starting - Times For Vegetables

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Recommendations are for gardeners in Zone 5. Our last frost is anywhere from Late April to mid-May.  Onions – Onion seedlings must go into . . .

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Chicken Cacciatore

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  As I often mention, there are usually ample opportunities for substitutions and personal preferences in recipes.  This recipe is no different.  In . . .

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Garden Daybook 1/17/14

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  Do you ask yourself “What am I supposed to eat?” while you push a cart around the grocery store and realize how far . . .

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Baked Ziti


  Were you a Soprano’s fan? Do you ever get an itch for “Soprano” food? It seemed like Carmella always had some in . . .

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Shrimp, Tomato & Artichoke Pasta


This is quick and easy, to say the least. As a matter of fact, it is so quick you should bring your pasta water . . .

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Garden Daybook 6/6/13


This weeks Garden Daybook is a perfect example of how quickly spring weather changes. We experienced our last frost on May 25! We had . . .

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Garden Daybook 5/23/13


We left with bags, boxes, and wagons of “new to us” plants after last Thursday’s Spring Plant Swap at Farm and Home Hardware . . .

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