Category Archives: Food etc

Cooking Challenge: Jenn F’s Crock Pot Brown Rice Burrito Bowl

While the warmer weather may finally be here to stay, I hesitate to retire my slow cooker until Fall. So for those of you celebrating Cinco De Mayo this week, here’s a simple and tasty idea from Jenn F! Crock … Continue reading

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Kitchen Scrap Celery

I am continuing to find new projects to try and easy ways to start edible plants. Did you know you can grow celery by utilizing the root scraps? I saw this project and decided to try it: [http://pinterest.com/pin/452471093789718474/?s=3&m=wordpress] So 1 … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day No-Boil Mustard Crusted Corned Beef

Today is my last day of vacation and so I find myself with some extra time to make a holiday meal. While I myself am only a tiny bit Irish, an occasion to eat corned beef is a hard one … Continue reading

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Cooking Local Produce: My 2015 CSA Selections

Spring is practically around the corner, and the amazing and fantastically abundant outdoor Farmer’s Market season commences here in Madison on April 18th. Technically that is still a month away…it’s never too early to start a countdown,  right?  While I … Continue reading

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Cooking Challenge: Jenn F’s Improvised Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Today I have a special treat, an emergency recipe thrown together in the midst of Winter weather.  As a Midwestern gal, I have great appreciation for last minute or dramatic weather situations – and hope Jennifer’s adventure with tweaking a … Continue reading

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How to essentially fuel your car for less than $1

I love the grocery store.  Big ones,  little ones,  international inspired, health food chains, meat markets, bakeries and specialty delicatessens …pretty much any store that sells some sort of food product is something I want to check out. It’s my … Continue reading

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Day 22 of 2015: Craft Cocktails and Mason Jars

I’m not much of a drinker, as anyone who knows me well will tell you. However, this has not prevented me from sampling various wines or beers (especially local) and appreciating a well crafted cocktail. Or having a fully stocked … Continue reading

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