Monthly Archives: August 2016

How to Make Animal Crackers at Home!

I am a sucker for recipes that convince me that I can make a snack or go-to item that you would typically grab off of a store shelf ready-made right in my own kitchen. That’s why several years ago I … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #95

I was able this week to prep either all or part of many of our dinners ahead of time. With my youngest in preschool, it’s much easier for me to prep dinner first thing in the morning, stick it in … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork for sandwiches (and six other ways to eat it all week!)

Pulled pork is one of those things that I just cannot fathom buying pre-made. I mean, I get the appeal of a no-work dinner…but pulled pork is about as close as you can get to doing no prep. The slow … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Potato-Corn Chowder

Potato-Corn Chowder is fantastic when made with in-season, local corn. But who wants to slave over soup on a hot summer day? Well, now you don’t have to! This soup cooks for hours in the slow cooker, leaving you to … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #94

I’m pretty accustomed to “transforming” leftovers into something new. I like to have food ready to eat – or at least started – by 4pm, because there’s something about that point in the afternoon that temporarily causes me to lose … Continue reading

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3-Way Cincinnati Chili

This is not your typical chili recipe. It is Cincinnati chili, which is a huge deal in southwestern Ohio, and not very well-known elsewhere. I grew up with this recipe. It’s full of spices and seasonings, which makes for a … Continue reading

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Zucchini-Blueberry Muffins

This recipe is (as most recipes often are) based on several different recipes. It all started with somebody’s zucchini-blueberry BREAD recipe, which somebody decided would make a great zucchini-blueberry CAKE with a lemon icing. Then, someone thought those would be … Continue reading

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