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    One-Pot Lemon Ricotta Pasta in 15 Minutes

    This quick and easy lemon ricotta pasta takes just 15 minutes. So if you’re looking for a quick lunch or dinner, this may be a great option for you. It has a subtle lemon taste in a creamy ricotta sauce. Not a lot of prep, not a lot of time This quick and easy recipe just takes 15 minutes to make. As the pasta’s cooking, the ricotta sauce can be whipped up in no time. Not only does it take just 15 minutes, but you only need a few ingredients to make it. Tools You’ll Need Large pot knife Small…

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    Cooking Basics: How to Cut and Clean a Leek

    Leeks are pretty dirty and usually filled with sand. Here are tips on how to clean and cut a leek to prepare for a meal. If you’ve never cooked with leeks before, first of all, why haven’t you?? Just kidding! If you haven’t cooked with them before, you may be wondering how on earth do you clean them and cut them. Its exterior may be a bit put off-ish with its hard leaves towards the top. Truthfully, they add depth to a dish. Leeks can be such a dirty vegetable since they are frequently grown in sandy soil. Therefore thoroughly…

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    One Pan Sausage and Potatoes

    A quick and easy recipe of sausages, potatoes, onions, and garlic all cooked up in just one pan. It’s been hot on and off over the past few weeks. Temperatures reached into the 90s with “feel-like” temperatures at 100 degrees Fahrenheit. We’ve been trying not to use the oven at all costs. Thankfully it wasn’t as hot today as it has been. But I still wasn’t prepared to use the oven so I whipped up this one pan sausage and potatoes recipe. Tips for the Sausage and Potatoes Recipe Opt to boil the potatoes first for about 10 minutes to…

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    Easy Homemade Cabbage and Sausage Recipe

    Try this flavorful, colorful dish with simple ingredients like ground sweet Italian sausage, red cabbage, and carrots. Experimenting in the Kitchen Sometimes it’s a last minute scramble to figure out what to cook for dinner. Recently, I discovered a new organic store to shop at. What drew me to this store is that it’s sort of a chain, but not. Plus it brings in lots of local produce and products. Interestingly, they happen to carry honey that’s produced by the beekeeper we got our bees from. (Now, I just realized I’ve never mentioned our bees on this blog before!)  Anyway,…

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    Gluten-Free Honey Garlic Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

    Try this tasty homemade/from scratch honey garlic ginger chicken stir fry served with Haricot vert string beans and ginger garlic rice. Variety is good We love a variety of cuisines ranging from Italian, Greek, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese… Just to name a few. We’re foodies at heart, especially me!  Is anyone else besides me incapable of eating the same dishes over and over again? Don’t get me wrong. There are definitely dishes that are my favorite and I could eat them repeatedly. But for the most part, I love variety and I’m always trying something new. Good thing my husband…

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    An Easy Fall Recipe: Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

    Eat seasonally with this savory fall/winter recipe with roasted stuffed acorn squash, sweet Italian sausage, spinach, garlic, onion, and dried cranberries. This post is all about sausage stuffed acorn squash. Eating in Season We try to eat in season for a number of reasons.  What does it mean to eat seasonally?  Eating seasonally is a more sustainable approach to food. It encourages a person to eat fruit and vegetables that are in season in a given geographical area. For example tomatoes are in season during the summer in New Jersey. They grow from late spring to early fall. Tomatoes aren’t…