Valarie Russell on June 20th, 2017

This is another great use of all the abundant squash now available. It makes a great side dish for any meal… delicious too.   3 pounds yellow squash, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Valarie Russell on June 13th, 2017

This is a long-time family favorite, in fact everyone loved it but no one ever wanted to make it.  It is a simple recipe but takes a while to prep… I promise it’s worth the effort. We have been eating for years and didn’t realize it was a low-carb salad and rich in nutrients. Enjoy! […]

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Valarie Russell on April 26th, 2016

Asparagus is sautéed until tender and flavored with young green onions. This ricotta quiche is great for groups and healthier without the crust. Enjoy with a fresh spring salad. 2 cups asparagus, chopped bite size 2  green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper, to taste 4 large eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup ricotta […]

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Valarie Russell on October 13th, 2015

Homemade apple muffins recipe with walnuts is a welcome addition to your morning, everybody loves homemade goodies, and these muffins are no exception! 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1  large apple, peeled, cored, and […]

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Valarie Russell on March 3rd, 2015

I have really never used a recipe for making this… I usually just throw it together with leftover rice, but several folks asked for my recipe… so here it goes. It is one of our favorite desserts in the winter. 2 cups cooked rice (jasmine rice is my new favorite) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ½ cups milk […]

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Valarie Russell on November 11th, 2014

I am admittedly not a great baker (a cook- that’s totally a different matter) but this is a simple and amazing recipe even I can do. Moist, dense, and super chocolate-y, no one will ever guess there’s zucchini in this bread. What a great way to use up some of our excess harvest that I […]

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Valarie Russell on October 21st, 2014

We haven’t had these in a long time, but with all the green tomatoes we have Kenny decided to cook a few up today.  I made the spicy dip and they were super delicious.  Plan on picking up some this weekend at the New Albany Farmer’s Market. 4 large green tomatoes 2 eggs 1/2 cup […]

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Valarie Russell on September 16th, 2014

Try this and delicious apple bread, it’s so easy you can make it most anytime for a quick and tasty dessert. So yummy right from the oven… even without the glaze. 1/3 cup brown sugar (not packed) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla […]

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Valarie Russell on July 29th, 2014

A friend of mine shared this recipe with me a week or so ago, sounded delicious so I made some for Kenny this week.  We think this is a keeper recipe, can’t wait to make these for the grandson’s next visit.   4 ounces BAKER’S unsweetened chocolate ¾ cup butter 2 cups sugar 3 eggs slightly […]

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Valarie Russell on July 28th, 2014

A surprising and FABULOUS cake full of fresh squash! No one would ever know… especially the kiddos!   3 cups sugar 3 cups flour 1½ teaspoons cinnamon 1½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 3 cups finely chopped yellow squash (do not peel) 4 eggs 1½ […]

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