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Harvest Time: Concord Grape Rosemary Focaccia

My ‘adopted’ family has a farm with 100 year old concord grape vines and every year when they ripen, I go over & make grape jam.   We usually get around 90 jars & the smell in the kitchen is … Continue reading

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Frugal Gourmet: 39 Spice Hummus

A friend and I ride our bikes a lot on a local trail that is a 41-mile long converted train track.   It is really beautiful since it runs through the woods along a river.  The change of seasons is … Continue reading

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Fresh & Healthy: Pink Hummus

I am a lover of hummus in all it’s varieties…..my favorites being roasted red pepper, spinach, black bean & 40-spice….but there are so many more choices.   I saw one the other day from 101 Cookbooks called Hummus with Green … Continue reading

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Coffee Cup Meals: Muffin In A Minute

I accidentally found a new trend that I adore……coffee cup cooking.  It is quick, healthy & a great way to make single-serving healthy breakfasts.  Plus since you whip it together in the coffee mug, cleanup is really easy.  The possibilities … Continue reading

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Veggie Wraps: Goat Cheese & Roasted Grape Wraps

Lately I’ve found myself really enjoying meatless meals.   Maybe it is because I read Meatless Mondays or Mark Bittman’s articles on Vegan Before 6.  Or it could be the beautiful fresh produce at the Farmer’s Market.   Then again, … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself: Healthy Snack Bars with 4 ingredients

I hike so I can eat !!  Plus I find spending time in nature to be some of the best memories, especially if you’ve got great hiking buddies like mine.   We usually stop at a beautiful spot & enjoy … Continue reading

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