Category Archives: Food

Take Heart Valentine Quilt and Tea Cozy

In 1989, I made this heart inspired quilt for my dad when he was having a pace-maker implanted. Twenty-five years later, I revisited the fabric scraps and mixed them with other scraps to make this tea cozy! Combine the strip … Continue reading

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Celebrate Today with Confetti Chili

This twist on a traditional chili recipe came about because of what I had in the refrigerator and freezer. In the summer, I always boil extra ears of corn and cut and freeze the kernels. I also had a small, … Continue reading

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Love Your Eggplant in Fresh Vegetable Pasta Sauce

There’s a recipe floating around the Internet about boiling pasta, water, and all your vegetables in one pan until done. I’m still afraid it will be a gummy mess, so I opted for a more traditional version by boiling the … Continue reading

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Ravioli Tossed with Asparagus, Lemon, and Mushroom Sauce

I wanted a light sauce for fresh ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach, so I checked the refrigerator for seasonal vegetables. This would also work with linguini or angel hair pasta. It’s an easy and quick recipe. Give it a … Continue reading

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Chow Down on Corn-Potato-Chicken Chowder

I tried to recreate this chowder recipe because I had it from a Wawa recently. It was delicious, and I hope you think so, too! Corn Potato Chicken Chowder 2 cups bite-sized cooked chicken 1 cup sliced carrots 1/2 onion, chopped … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Roasted Chicken!

Yesterday, I made an inexpensive roasted chicken I bought on sale for 99 cents per pound. I used the upright chicken roaster and pan my mom had sent me years ago to essentially bake the chicken at 350º for fifteen minutes … Continue reading

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Yes, You CAN Soup!

The ingredients for a spicy chicken soup were calling my name from the pantry, so I answered with a can opener. Paired with corn muffins, this quick crock pot recipe was a hearty mid-week supper. SPICY CHICKEN SOUP 2 cups … Continue reading

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