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Stocking up, planning ahead, and gardening

I’m a huge advocate of gardening. Oh, I don’t mean being all serious about it, plowing most of your backyard up, and then devoting your life to eradicating weeds and tomato worms.  There’s no fun in that!  But, even on … Continue reading

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Carne picada again?

That oh-so-conveniently finely cut beef referred to as carne picada makes a repeat appearance in another recipe, this time using a variety of vegetables and the Gulf Coast’s beloved rice.  For quick cooking, all of the vegetables are finely cut, … Continue reading

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The Thanksgiving Feast

Many of us have prepared many Thanksgiving feasts.  Others are going to prepare their first ever this year.  It’s a scary thing, preparing your first Thanksgiving feast, with guests arriving to eat your offering.  So what are the steps? Plan … Continue reading

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Native American inspired stuffed pumpkin recipe

The Native Americans contributed a lot of things to our modern diets, including things such as pumpkins, squash, beans, and corn.  Often, we forget our debt to their early agricultural endeavors and contributions to American farms. I was given the … Continue reading

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Internet inspired rustic Italian-style pasta with sausage

I’ve been “under the weather” lately, and that means…I just plain don’t cook.  We “make do” with sandwiches, canned soups, slow cooker soup, and frozen food.  Probably not all that healthy, but…life happens, right? So as soon as I start … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash

Squash makes an easy vegetable dish.  I will admit, this is my preferred way to serve it.  It is ultra simple and tasty. Butternut squash is one of my favorites.  It’s rarely excessively fibrous, and has a delicate flavor.  Its … Continue reading

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American food is on the brink of disaster

Don’t let your children and grandchildren go hungry or become sickly because you were too lazy, too busy, too uninformed, or too apathetic to do anything NOW to ensure that the American food supply remains one of the least expensive, most plentiful and diverse food supplies in the world. Continue reading

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