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Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry season is upon us! Eat, Live and be Merry! This cherry clafouti recipe, also know as clafouti aux mûres, is a homespun version of a traditional puffed French custard cake. Named after… Continue reading

Re-fried Beans Crockpot

Re-fried Beans Crockpot Ingredients 4 cups cooked pinto beans (or 2 pints home-canned beans) 4 Tablespoons butter, lard, or coconut oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 6 cloves garlic, minced 3 teaspoons cumin… Continue reading

Taco Soup

Taco Soup Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef or ground turkey 1 onion Diced 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package ranch dressing mix 1 (15 ounce)… Continue reading

First flowers of summer

Lilies given to my neighbor Sara.

The Summer Solstice

June (summer) solstice is June 20, 21 or 22. Longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere shortest (winter solstice) day in Southern Hemisphere. The summer solstice occurs when the tilt of… Continue reading

Egg Foo Yong

As Cantonese carry-outs have disappeared, this historic Chinese-American recipe has become something of an endangered culinary species someday, you may have no choice but to make it yourself. As a suburbhomesteader take out maybe far out of the way, but consider it is fresher made at home.

Let Sleeping Dogs …

Sometimes you just need to be in the moment.

Sloppy Joe Seasoning

Sloppy Joe Seasoning Mix Recipe What You Need: 1 Tablespoon Minced Onion 1 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon Cornstarch (or another starch like Potato Starch) 1 teaspoon Minced Garlic 1/4 teaspoon Dry Mustard Powder… Continue reading

Flowers in Bloom!

Sadly mine are not all up yet. But the garden centers are in full bloom.

Chile Colorado

Originally posted on The Domestic Man:
Chile Colorado (sometimes spelled Chili Colorado) is a Mexican dish featuring a red sauce and tender pieces of beef. There is a lot of excessive naming in…

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