Category Archives: House

Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce

I invented this recipe last night. I think it’s a great recipe for people who have a few tomatoes they want to use for pasta sauce but not enough to be able to simmer them down to make a thick … Continue reading

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House Garden

We’ve taken on the job of rejuvenating the kitchen. So far the focus has been the kitchen cabinets. We took off all of the doors and removed the drawers. We sanded everything down a bit and then applied milk paint … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

I created a new recipe yesterday. It’s butternut squash soup with stilton cheese and apple cider. I had some already cooked squash in the freezer and I used that. 2 T oil 2 T white all purpose white flour 1/2 … Continue reading

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Falafel Puppies

I just invented this recipe today. Most of it is approximate because I was inventing as I went along, but it turned out really good. I used a cup of falafel mix and probably two cups of water. I brought … Continue reading

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Sweet Onion Butter

I invented a recipe last night. And I googled it this morning and found that someone else also had the same idea. Each year we buy a lot of Vidalia onions when my husband is in that part of Georgia. … Continue reading

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Home Made Vanilla Extract

I have not been able to find any vanilla extract that doesn’t have some component that is made from corn. So it has been necessary for me to make my own vanilla extract. I’ve discovered that it is incredibly easy … Continue reading

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Another Pickle Victory

When I was a kid there was a kosher deli a few blocks from our house that had a big, old-fashioned pickle barrel from which you could buy just one big pickle for a quarter. They were the best pickles … Continue reading

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