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Hearty German Potato Soup (Crock Pot easy!)

I found a recipe last Fall in my Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook for German Potato Soup.  I was looking for a potato leek soup to use some aging leeks.  This recipe appealed to me because it had cabbage, which meant … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Pot Roast with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Bok Choy Gremolata

This is my favorite pot roast recipe.  I had small potatoes and whole carrots from the past few weeks’ CSA boxes and this was the meal I had been waiting for. I started with: 2-2.5 lb. rump roast salt                                     Salt … Continue reading

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Refried Beans (an Epic adventure)

Several months ago, my husband bought a huge bag of pinto beans (25 lbs!).  Since I rarely cook with pinto beans, I have been stymied.  But, we like Mexican food, so my big idea has been to make refried beans.  … Continue reading

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Homemade stewed tomatoes and spaghetti with meat sauce (ALL homemade)

I have built up quite a stockpile of tomatoes over the past few weeks, between the CSA tomatoes and the volunteers.  With the volunteers I had made tomato sauce, but my daughter mentioned in passing while we made pizza, that … Continue reading

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Leftover Soup (slow cooker)

I had leftover London broil, and bitter kale.  We had biscuits from a weekend breakfast, so soup was on the menu! I chopped bacon and onion and put that in the crock pot on high, until the bacon was sizzling … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Beef Short Ribs

When I know I won’t have much time in the evening to prepare dinner, the crock pot makes us all feel like no one skipped the effort of making a real dinner.  Tonight was open house at my daughter’s school, … Continue reading

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