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Crock Pot Beef Shanks & Leafy Greens Soup

This hardy soup is perfect for a week night- just put it in the crock pot, go to work and it’s done when you get home!  Add some hot garlic bread and it is simply delicious!

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Split Pea and Ham Soup with Cheesy Garlic Croutons

Looking for a delicious, creamy and hearty soup for dinner by the fire?  How about this made from scratch (but super easy) Split Pea soup?  Homemade and served with cheesy garlic croutons.

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Potato Latkes

Tomorrow is the beginning of Hanukkah.  The word Hanukkah is Hebrew for dedication.  This eight day holiday remembers the re-dedication of the temple after Judah the Maccabee drove the Greeks from the temple in the holy land.  When the faithful … Continue reading

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National Cocoa Day

 Yep – there is a National day of celebration for that cup of warm goodness, Cocoa! But don’t confuse hot cocoa with hot chocolate. They aren’t the same! Hot chocolate is made by mixing ground chocolate with milk.  Chocolate contains … Continue reading

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Hearty Cabbage Soup

When I was a child we had some friends in our neighborhood from Portugal.  We loved going to their house for Cabbage soup and linguica (a Portuguese sausage).  I have not found sausage quite like the ones she made, but … Continue reading

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