Steak and Egg Salad

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The first time I heard of “Minute Steaks” was at the farmers market last year.  I saw a sign for them and having never heard of them I asked “What are minute steaks?” to which I was answered “Steaks that take a minute to cook.”  I should have seen that coming and I bought them […]

What’s Happening in the Garden

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I am very happy with the progress of the garden this year.  Year 5 of vegetable gardening is shaping up to be the best year yet and it feels good to get a little better at this endeavor.  I am harvesting zucchini, cucumbers, sweet peppers, radishes, herbs, chard, kale (lots of kale), lettuce, and other […]

Roasted Kielbasa and Veggies

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I fall behind on dinner planning more often then I would like to admit.  It isn’t uncommon for me to get home and have no idea what I am making for dinner.  Roasted Kielbasa and Veggies fits into a category for me of easy dinners to prepare when faced with this situation.  Similar to my Chicken […]

Blue Cheese Ribeye

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Combining two great things, Blue Cheese and Ribeye you can’t go wrong.  Ribeye is by far my favorite cut for steak and it has taken years of cooking steak to bring Em around to eating it medium rare with me.  I can’t bring myself to eat hard steak and I feel about the same with people […]

Lobster Rolls

My hands down favorite way to enjoy Maine Lobster is to make Lobster Rolls.  Made at home Lobster Rolls are easy and perfect to celebrate the 4th with (I am getting a head start).  My plan is to use my frozen blanched lobster and see how it stands up taste and texture wise against my […]

Dodging Hail in the Garden

Friday night brought a new sort of nemesis to the garden.  It happened quick and it ended just as fast but not without doing its fair share of damage. Hail came hurling towards the garden with no warning (or none that we heard).  The tiny pebble sized balls of ice began accumulating in the garden […]