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Garlic and Onion Soup

This is so easy, and so, so good. The only drawback is that it takes a long time, but it’s not hands-on time, just lots of waiting. It is kind of like French onion soup. I eat it as a soup on its own. My husband uses it for French dip sandwiches. It starts with […]

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Zucchini Cakes

These zucchini cakes are similar to latkes. They make a good side dish or snack. I glop on some butter before reheating them in the oven, and they reheat well. They are yummy topped with homemade ranch dressing. The cheese is optional because I did not notice a huge difference in the flavor with or […]

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Eggplant Fries Again

I tried a fourth method for making my French Fried Eggplant and it is by far the best yet. The only change is soaking them in saltwater overnight or for a couple of days. It gives them a much better texture and keeps them from being so greasy.

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New Potatoes

I love new potatoes. They are one of the few foods that really come off well with almost no preparation. The easiest way to serve them is to simply rinse the potatoes and steam them whole with the skins on. When they are on your plate, cut them open with a fork, sprinkle on a […]

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Barley and Brown Rice

1 ½ cup cooked barley1 ½ cup cooked brown rice2 tablespoons pico or salsa2 to 3 tablespoons butter4 tablespoons nutritional yeastTurmericCayenne Preheat oven to 350. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT nutritional yeast in an over proof bowl. Heat for 15 minutes. Stir. Heat for 10 more minutes. Remove from oven and stir in nutritional yeast. Can […]

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Fried Rice

3 tablespoons coconut oil1 – 1½ cups peas and carrots1 – 1½ cups leftover meat (cooked)Garlic powderOnion powderGinger3 cups cooked brown rice3 eggsTamari sauce (or soy sauce) Heat coconut oil in skillet on med-high. Add meat, vegetables, rice, onion powder, garlic powder, and ginger powder. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes stirring occasionally. Beat the […]

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Bean, Rice, and Cheese Rolls

I created this recipe when I was working with a very limited budget. I had made a huge batch of homemade beans and rice and we were sick of eating it! We had plenty of rolls, butter, mozzarella, parmesan, and fresh garlic. I was not an experienced cook at that time, but I knew I […]

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Baked Sweet Potatoes

It seems that most people serve sweet potatoes as some sort of dessert dish. I have never cared for them that way, so for years I just didn’t eat them. Boy was I missing out! I have found many delicious uses for sweet potatoes and it all started with eating them baked with all the […]