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The Grilling Season has begun

The weather is warm, the garden is blooming, so we’re outside grilling. Last night we had grilled chicken thighs and grilled veggie packets. The Grill Master. I made veggie packets with mostly home grown veggies. My husband grilled them while he was grilling the chicken. Grilled veggie packs are super easy. Chop veggies. I used …

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Polenta Squares and Slow cooked beans

I don’t make polenta often.  I’m far too fond of cornbread. It’s my Southern roots. Polenta is boiled cornmeal. Some polenta recipes call for just cornmeal and water. The recipe I use most often is adapted from a Betty Crocker recipe. 2 cups cornmeal 2 cups of veggie broth, chicken broth or water 6 cups …

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A tale of two eggplants

Eggplants are funny looking things. All purple (or white…or green) and waxy looking. Did you know that the eggplant is closely related to tomatoes and potatoes? They are. Did you know that the eggplant fruit is classified as a berry? It is. Did you know that the eggplant is related to tobacco plants? It is. …

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