Monthly Archives: February 2015

Weekly Menu Plan #17

Katie’s plan: Ravioli lasagna, steamed broccoli, sliced cucumbers, homemade applesauce Dinner with family Leftover taco fixings: black beans, rice, shredded chicken, and homemade tortillas with sour cream and shredded cheese Shepherd’s Pie, leftover Irish Soda Bread, homemade applesauce, windmill cookies … Continue reading

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Homemade Cultured Buttermilk

I used to see recipes that included buttermilk and feel disappointed, because I almost never had buttermilk in my fridge. Once I learned how easy it was to make buttermilk myself from Ashley English’s Home Dairy, I always have buttermilk on … Continue reading

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Two-Bean Soup

Sometimes vegetarian soups strike me as more of a side dish than a true main course. That’s why I like to make this Two-Bean Soup when I want a meatless meal – it has so much protein that it still … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #16

Katie’s plan: Valentine’s Day brunch: chocolate griddle cakes with strawberries and powdered sugar, breakfast sausage whole grain crackers, cheese, summer sausage, red pepper with homemade Ranch dip, pears chicken tortilla soup (with shredded cheese, sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips), … Continue reading

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Three easy recipes for Taco Night

Taco Night is a big deal in my house, for several reasons. First is that everybody loves tacos. Second is that, even though we’re all eating from the same spread of food, everyone is able to customize their plate to … Continue reading

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Homemade Tortillas

My girls eat a LOT of quesadillas. My youngest has one for lunch nearly every day. So there are definitely times when we are running out and a trip to the grocery store is not going to happen. That is … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #15

Katie’s plan: Carryout pizza, apples and grapes Fiesta Friday: Leftover shredded fajita chicken, hard and soft taco shells, rice, black beans, sour cream, cheese, and salsa Cavatappi with Spinach, Beans, and Cheese; steamed crinkle-cut carrot coins, grapes Bacon and Egg … Continue reading

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