Tag: homemade

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July 4th, 2021

Corn on the cob basted with olive oil, cayenne powder, chili powder, and garlic powder Brussel sprouts with maple syrup and raisins Jalapeños stuffed with cheddar & cream cheese, and topped with bacon

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Cooking with Color

Sometimes, seeing how the colors come together when cooking just makes me happy. Tonight I made Balsamic Roasted Veggie and White Bean Pasta (though improvised a little – including stir frying it to cook faster).

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Calzone

The best part of this calzone is the homemade sauce. I warmed up olive oil in a pan and sautéed some onions. Then I added freshly minced garlic and some fresh basil and thyme from our back porch garden. Finally I added a little sugar, salt, and let it boil

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Grilled Portabello Mushroom & Sweet Potato

For tonight’s version: the sweet potatoes started first because they would take longer. I tossed them with olive oil, garlic powder, fresh ground black pepper, chili powder, and a little dark brown sugar (it carmelizes great on the grill). I marinated the portabello in equal parts olive oil and balsamic

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Peanut Butter Cups

Madeline made homemade peanut butter cups today. They were incredible! No more of that sickly-sweet high fructose corn syrup, she made these with good chocolate and all-natural peanut butter. Mmmmm.

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Fried Vegetables

Trying my hand at frying up some veggies we had, since I already had frying oil set up from the Blueberry Donuts earlier. It turned out quite well. The only issue was it made way too much. I was pretty tired of fried food by the end of it.