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Butternut Squash Muffins

July 22nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Kitchen Daughter was curious to know what vegetables grow in our area during the summer. At six, she knows about tropical fruits and what grows locally. She understands while she’s picking mangoes her northern friends are picking blueberries, but the local summer vegetable question had her kinda stumped. (And, to tell the truth, her parents, […]

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Tags: Breads & Rolls · Breakfasts

Dutch Baby

November 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This dish turned out to be fun to make and one the kids like now for a weekend treat.The recipe is from The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook: Recipes for the Best Pan in Your Kitchen. Yes, it really is the best pan in the kitchen. . Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 4 extra-large eggs 1/2 cup […]

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May 6th, 2008 · Comments Off

Kitchen Dad turned me on to this savory little treat after we got married. It’s something that was a staple at his house growing up. We buy it at our local Brit Mart and sometimes I find it at our regular grocery store in the British foods section. Toast with Marmite is great for breakfasts […]

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Tags: Breakfasts · Snacks

Red Bananas

April 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off

A harvest of red bananas landed in our kitchen this past week. Homegrown bananas are like homegrown tomatoes – you don’t know how good they are until you’ve had them. They taste better than the ones you’ll find in the grocery store… or at least different. These red ones are rich, tart fruits that almost […]

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Beatrix Potter’s Scrambled Eggs

March 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I found this little cook book at the library the other day. The recipes are all very English and have sweet Beatrix Potter illustrations with them. A simple recipe was the scrambled egg one. Something I didn’t know was not to add milk but to use cream. Our 5-year-old decided that she would be in […]

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Juicy Eggs

January 9th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Really, I think they are known officially as soft-cooked eggs or three-minute eggs, but the kids have declared them to be “juicy eggs” and the name stuck at our house. Daughter first tried these over at her grandmother’s house and it’s her favorite way to eat eggs. The other cool thing is you get to […]

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