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Leek, Kale and Cheese Strudel

5 of 5 35 Minutes

This savory strudel is wonderful accompanied by a salad to round out a light but satisfying meal.  Sliced into smaller pieces (six to eight per strudel) and served at room ...

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Beef Pot Roast

0 of 5 180 Minutes

Beef Pot Roast was a staple around my house when I was young. Unfortunately, I never bothered to ask my Mother the history of her recipe, but she used to ...

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Blueberry Pie

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This is a classic blueberry pie with just a little twist. Made in a nine inch tart pan, instead of a regular pie plate, it utilizes about two thirds of ...

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Pie Dough

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This dough is a great sweet crust for a pie. Made with both butter and shortening, it is both flakey and has a buttery richness. Delete the sugar from the ...

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Golden Beet, Heart of Palm and Dried Blueberry Salad

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We grow beets in the garden and love their sweetness. We also enjoy baby beet greens from the garden or that I grow in a tray in kitchen during the ...

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Blueberry Scones

5 of 5 25 Minutes 8

Scones are a wonderful treat and this recipe is made for the heart of summer when the blueberries are at the height of their season. As a quick bread, scones ...

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Egg Salad Sandwiches and Summer Tomatoes

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When I am in the kitchen preparing a meal I can get caught up in the process and find myself spending a substantial amount of time on a dish or ...

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Late Freeze

The weather this fall was oddly warm in the Mid-west. We didn’t have a real hard freeze until December and many things in the garden were harvested much later than usual. I don’t know if it is global warming or just an anomaly, but had I known, I would have planted a few more cool […]

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My Dad’s Hands

It was my Dad’s birthday a couple of days ago, the 4th of December. Even though it has been over fifteen years since his death I still wonder what he would think about various things going on today……….oddly, I suppose, or maybe not, I have a silent conversation in my head with him from time […]

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Blueberries, Romance and Scones

(Photo by Kathy Achelpohl) The blueberries grabbed my attention again this summer……..maybe because they go on sale and are so abundant, but most likely because they are on my mind a little more this year. At the very back of our yard where we had done some re-grading in the spring, I planted several varieties […]

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