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Cabbage Soup – A Hearty Fall Meal

Cabbage is one of those local crops that loves the cold weather.  It’s fairly easy to get right now.  I love to make soup that brings back childhood memories. When I was about 8 years old, we had some friends in our … Continue reading

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Warming Fall Food Doesn’t Have To Be Unhealthy

It always seems easier to eat a healthy, seemingly balanced, diet in the warm weather; summer tends to be full of grilled meats fresh off the BBQ, salads, and fruit smoothies.  The cravings for sugary food and heavy carbs tend … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins – Gluten Free

Yep – it’s pumpkin season and these delicious muffins are gluten free! First you need to cook the fresh, sweet, sugar pumpkin – click here for directions– and then you bake the muffins – 

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Pumpkin – An Easy Way to Cook

Pumpkin!  I’m seeing them popping up in the grocery stores already – but that’s OK with me!  We love to eat them – especially the sugar (or pie) pumpkins!  You can to use them in pies or other recipes or … Continue reading

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Homemade Salted Carmel & Apples

  Apples are about to come into full season here in Oregon.  I love salted caramel and I love it with apples.  Here is an easy way to make your own sweet dipping sauce!

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Fig Collection – Celebrate National Fig Week!

The first week of November is National Fig week!  We’ve been celebrating all week with some great recipes!  So here they are, all together – Give them a try!  You won’t be sorry!

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Fig Vinegar – National Fig Week Continues!

In celebration of National Fig week, we’ve shared tarts, a salad, and now, Fig Vinegar!  This delicious vinegar can be used in salad dressings, barbecue sauce, even in your water!  I love to put a splash in a glass of … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkins, pumpkins – everywhere there’s pumpkins.  I’m not big on cutting up a lot of jack-o-lanterns and wasting millions of pounds of food.  We use the whole pumpkin as a decoration and then we eat it!  Here is a great … Continue reading

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

You’ve made your Savory Roasted Pumpkin, lots of pumpkin breads and cookies, even a few Jack-o-Lanterns.  And you have seeds.  LOTS of seeds.  Last time you cooked them they were tough and didn’t taste very good.  But they can be … Continue reading

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Savory Roasted Pumpkin

I’m always amazed at how many people don’t realize that pumpkin can be eaten like any other winter squash.  It’s always associated with something sweet or as a Jack-o-Lantern!  But it is a delicious side dish, especially with pork or … Continue reading

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