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Storing Fresh Habanero Peppers

Storing Fresh Habanero Peppers

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since joining the Obercreek Farm CSA , I’ve had more than my share of hot peppers. My husband and son love hot peppers! Me, well, I like them well enough but don’t use them nearly as often as they do. This week I decided to extend the life of the habanero peppers by slicing them […]

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What to Do with the Plethora of Harvested Tomatoes?

What to Do with the Plethora of Harvested Tomatoes?

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anyone who has grown tomatoes knows there comes a time during the growing season when you have more tomatoes than you know what to do with. There’s a reason people love to share their harvest with friends, family and neighbors. This year we joined the Obercreek Farm CSA. Not knowing what we were getting ourselves […]

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My Perfect Cup of Coffee

My Perfect Cup of Coffee

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’re a coffee drinker what’s better than starting off your day with the perfect cup of coffee? Actually, I find that I don’t have to start the day with coffee, but having a cup somewhere within the 24-hour day does much to perk up my personality. Today I want to share  how I make my […]

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Simple No-Flour, No Gluten Homemade Bread

Simple No-Flour, No Gluten Homemade Bread

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a simple, easy to make bread to replace traditional bread made with flour, look no further. Here’s a recipe for a moist, low carb, gluten free bread. The best part about the recipe is it’s simple and rather forgiving. It’s so easy to make that someone with little to no baking […]

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Adopt a Healthy Cooking Lifestyle

Adopt a Healthy Cooking Lifestyle

| October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it comes to healthy cooking, some people embrace it while other folks run as far away from it as possible. That leads to the question: What is healthy cooking? Well, it all depends on who is asked the question. Ask a fast food junkie, and the answer might be something like, “Healthy food is […]

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Think Out of the Box to Save Money

Think Out of the Box to Save Money

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do you buy processed food because it saves you time (not money) or because you are so accustomed to it that you wouldn’t know what to do without it? Let me give you an example. Pancakes This past weekend we spent time at my mother-in-law’s house. My mother-in-law is probably the best cook that I […]

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Cooking Pork Spare Ribs: Indoors

Cooking Pork Spare Ribs: Indoors

| June 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’m not a big fan of ribs, especially pork ribs, but my family loves them.  The other day I decided to try my hand and pork spare ribs. Since my hubby (the grill master) was at work, I opted to cook them indoors. Apparently they came out pretty good. I think the fact that the […]

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Simple Sausage & Penne Dish

Simple Sausage & Penne Dish

| June 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last night was another night of quick meal preparation. I was outside working most of the day, looked at my watch and realized that I had a short amount of time to prepare a meal. Sausage and pasta with veggies is always a quick easy tasty meal. Ingredients Carolina Hot sausages (you can use any […]

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Boost Hemoglobin and Donate Blood

Boost Hemoglobin and Donate Blood

| March 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

When I originally wrote this article back in 2008, blood supply levels were at a record low. Now, 3 years later, blood level supplies are still dangerously low. Some time ago Fox23.com ran a story  entitled “Blood Supply at Emergency Levels after Winter Storms.”  The story was last updated in February of 2011. It seems […]

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Cinnamon, Apple, Raisin, Oatmeal Pancakes

Cinnamon, Apple, Raisin, Oatmeal Pancakes

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

In an attempt to get a bit more fiber into my family, I decided to load them up in the morning with oatmeal. They didn’t want the traditional bowl of oatmeal so I thought, “Hmmm, wouldn’t it be nice to put it in their pancakes?” So that’s just what I did. Revision to the Easy […]

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