Category Archives: cooking for a crowd

Apricot Chicken

Apricot Chicken Serves 10 (also freezes well) Ingredients: 3/4 cup of soy sauce or bragg’s amino acids 3/4 cup of apricot jam (you can also use peach or plum) 1/4 cup of honey 1/4 cup of orange juice 2 cloves of garlic 5lbs of boneless skinless chicken pieces.   To make as a freezer meal, […]

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Cheese and Sausage Rolls: Appetizers

These are far from gourmet ingredients, but most people like them, and they don’t take a lot of time or money to make.  If you keep a loaf of bread and sausage you found on sale in the freezer, you can have a nice tray of appetizers ready in about half an hour. They also […]

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A Celebration of Soups

Then she made a game of getting an interesting supper out of the odds and ends she had in her little tin box out the window, which she called her refrigerator. A stalk of celery, too tough to enjoy raw, nearly a cup of stewed tomatoes left over from yesterday, a lump of baked beans, […]

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Muffins

Because, as I often say, a blogpost is a useful spot for keeping things in: Gluten free blueberry muffins Grain free pumpkin spice muffins Here are a couple of our muffin recipes we’ve shared before: Coconut Lemon muffins– makes 40, super yummy unless you hate lemon. I don’t hate lemon. In fact, I really, really […]

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Christmas Baking

To the right is a picture from one of my vintage children’s books, this one about living in Wales. The children in that picture are stirring the Christmas plum pudding- all the neighbors drop by to take a turn stirring, and then the family  will bake enough to share with all the neighbors, a charming […]

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