Archive for March 2017

Waiting

Waiting

Waiting is difficult.  I remember waiting, what seemed like forever, for candy on Easter morning, babies to be born, harvest to end, biopsy test results… In this season of Lent, we wait.  Jesus knows, more than anyone, the difficulties of waiting. Several conversations over the past few […]

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Spinach Crust Pizza

Spinach Crust Pizza

A friend asked me the other day if I ever tried making a pizza crust with spinach.  It sounded like a good idea/challenge.  I gave it a try and seriously, it was good! For those that watch carbs, you will be happy.  For those that cannot have gluten, […]

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Maple Pork and Wild Rice Sausage

Maple Pork and Wild Rice Sausage

I have been in a cooking rut – capital R…U… T!  It happens. Over the weekend, we were in Minneapolis where restaurants often feature foods with wild rice.  (And menus that inspire!)  I had a Chicken Wild Rice Sausage patty that was yummy so I decided to give […]

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Roasted Slaw

Roasted Slaw

My friend, Ann, shared an idea with me the other day – Roasted Slaw.  I tried it and loved it.  It’s a quick side dish that has just the right amount of flavor and crunch.  A couple men in our house even liked it too! Let’s get […]

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Irish Beer Cheese Soup

Irish Beer Cheese Soup

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I hosted our monthly cooking group, Recipe Girls, this week which means cleaning the house (ICK!) and cooking with my girl friends (YEAH!)! All Things Irish was our theme and menu. The Menu included… Irish Pub Salad Butter Lettuce Greens, English Cucmbers, Fresh […]

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Hamburger Hotdish with Peas

Hamburger Hotdish with Peas

Just when I thought winter was coming to an end….more snow and cold.  I am in need of some comfort food and nothing says comfort quite like hotdish. Minnesotans take their hotdish serious and I have realized over the years, the simpler the better. Hamburger Hotdish with […]

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Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wraps

I remember the first time I had lettuce wraps.  I think I dreamt about them for months.  The combination of fresh, stir fried vegetables and crisp lettuce greens is delicious.  For years, I have tried all kinds of combinations and don’t recall ever having one I didn’t […]

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Pleated Baked Potatoes

Pleated Baked Potatoes

Pleated Baked Potatoes are a great alternative to a traditional baked potatoe. Here’s how I like to make them… Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Give some potatoes a good scrubbing… Using a sharp knife, slice the potatoes in thin slices without slicing all the way through. Pick […]

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Raw Juice

Raw Juice

My friend owns a raw juice bar, WYSI WYG.  It’s my favorite and I continue to learn about the nutritional benefits of juicing. Juicing (like canning) is a labor of love.  It takes a lot of fresh produce so planning ahead is a must. This is our […]

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a 40 day season of fasting, reflection, and remembrance. As we wait in anticipation of Holy Week and the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday, we are reminded… Genesis 3:19b  “For dust you are and to dust you shall return.” […]

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