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Food from my garden, this week in fail

With oodles and oodles of squash and zucchini from my garden, we’ve tried a few “new to us” recipes lately. Some were good, some were not. This one, from Paula Deen, was not a winner. The flavors did not work well together, no one wanted a second helping, and we tossed the remainder. I made …

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This week in FAIL, Potato edition

Potato Fail….. again. I have the WORST luck with potato dishes…. This week I tried making a cheesy sausage and potato dish with somewhat Meh results. I peeled and diced potatoes. Then I boiled them for 15 minutes. I drained them and placed them into a greased baking dish. I added cheese, heavy cream, homemade …

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The date-night that wasn’t~Project Marriage

My Project Marriage submission this month is not a normal submission. I am writing about the fact that I was not able to fulfill the challenge with a “away from home” date. This month’s challenge was Date Night. I have a confession to make, my husband and I don’t use (non-family) babysitters. We just don’t. …

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This week in FAIL and backwards dinner

Have you ever tried a new recipe and had it go…well just not quite right? Yeah, me too. I’ve been working on a potato casserole recipe. I’ve been experimenting with the Philly cooking cream. I think it is a great base for making sauces.It’s creamy and easy to melt cheese into. Anyhoooo….back to my potato …

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This week in fail. Little green weapons.

Food dehydrator..check Fresh sugar snap peas..check Dried sugar snap peas? Chec….erm not so much a check. This week in FAIL……..CHECK, CHECK, CHECK. I wanted crisp,  flavorful little sugar snaps.  I’ve got little green weapons. The dehydration project known as sugar snap was not a success.  Not at all. They are NOT crispy and delightful, as …

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