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Bread Pudding, Savory or Sweet

Savory Bread Pudding2 1/2 c. shredded cheese6 eggs, slightly beaten2 c. milk1 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. dry mustardGarlic to taste Spread a layer of torn pieces of slightly stale french bread (or other breads) in the bottom of a greased 9X13 pan. Sprinkle cheese over the top (you can use more or less than the amount […]

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Soba noodles with cabbage and sage

Soba noodles with cabbage and sage 3 T. butter and olive oil, each2 large onions sliced thin4 minced garlic cloves1 1/2 pounds savoy cabbage, shredded8 minced sage leaves1 t. salt1/4 t. cayennepepper1 /2 cup white wine2 T salt1 pound noodles1/2 cup grated tallegio or fontina cheese (substitute with more parmesan and romano if you don’t […]

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Rice and Kale Gratin

Rice and Kale Gratin, original recipe from The Vegetarian Times, our adaptation below: Optional step for non-vegetarians: If you do NOT want a vegetarian version, then fry about a cup of bacon (we buy ours in bulk, snip it up, and store it in small ziplock bags in the freezer, so I don’t know how […]

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Crunchy Tortilla Vegetable Wraps

This is a great meal for spring.  If you use lettuce instead of tortillas, you have a very yummy low-carb dish. There’s the original recipe and then there’s my short-cut which follows. Original: Shred in food processer:1/2 cup each carrot, broccoli, cauliflower1 cup cheddar cheesesnip 2 green onions with kitchen shearstear up a cup of […]

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15 minute Chow Mein

This is not an ‘authentic’ Asian recipe. It’s just a quickie stir-fry dish.You can make it with meat, or you can make it a vegetarian or vegan dish Ingredients: 1/2 stick of butter or 1/4 cup of other fat for cooking1 diced onion2 cups celery, sliced diagonally1 minced clove garlic 1 teaspoon sea salt1 cup […]

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Peanut Soup

I adapted this soup recipe from one of the first cookbooks I bought after we were married, A Celebration of Soups by Robert Ackart. I’ve kept that cookbook through 23 years, six states, and two countries. It has the scorchmarks and foodstains to prove it, too. I didn’t try this recipe for several years, because […]

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Roasted Winter Vegetables

Vegetarian Version:My version serves ten. Most of you’d need to reduce it.  You also do not have to use the vegetables below, and I have a photograph and another version further below: vegetable cooking spray 2 lbs. winter squash such as hubbard, butternut, or acorn: peel, seed, cut into two inch chunks4 large carrots, sliced […]

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Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

Crockpot Mac’n cheese Grease inside of crock pot.Beat:4 cups of milk2 eggs Stir in:1/2 pound pasta (macaroni, shells, spirals)4 cups cheese of your choice, grated1/2 t. salt1/2 t. pepper1 t. dry mustard Mix well. Pour into crockpot and cook on low for 5 hours. Variation- sprinkled with red pepper.  Use swiss cheese or a combination […]

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Zucchini Quiche

If you grate and freeze bags of zucchini in the summer when you just cannot look at one more piece of zucchini bread, then you will be ready for this in the winter. 1 unbaked 9″ pie crust1 1/2 cups gratted sharp cheddar cheese2 cups sliced or grated zucchini, stir-fried briefly in butter or other […]

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Colcannon

Colcannon 1 1/4 Lbs Green Cabbage, chopped 2 Cups Water 1 Tbsp Oil 1 1/4 Lbs cooked Potatoes, scrubbed & Quartered 1 Cup Chopped onions (Leeks i fyou have them) 1 Cup Milk 1 Pinch Ground Mace Salt And Pepper To Taste 1/2 Cup Melted Butter In a large pot simmer the cabbage covered in […]

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