Category Archives: Cooking

RhubarBQ Chicken and Grilled Romaine

I got two stalks of rhubarb in my box. Not wanting to mix them with a pile of sugar, I searched the web for savory rhubarb recipes and found this: Savor the Rhubarb. Take some time to explore this site, … Continue reading

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Panko Cod with Carrot Top Chimichurri and Chipotle Roasted Carrots

This summer I signed up with a CSA from Oxbow Farms, and I’m planning meals in order to not waste all the beautiful veggies I’ll be getting. I won’t go into details about each box I get, but so far … Continue reading

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Irish Car Bomb Cake

I’ve been wanting to make this cake for quite a while, but I needed an occasion and more people to help me eat it. My Grandpa’s birthday was last weekend, so I volunteered to bring the dessert and made this. … Continue reading

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

When I was younger I didn’t like squash. My mom would usually just roast butternut squash with brown sugar and butter, and while that sounds like a great idea in theory, it just never tripped my trigger. This blog has … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, but no worries; on my recent stop in Champaign, a friend asked me about this pumpkin bread recipe. I made some last fall for her and her family, and she told me … Continue reading

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Apple Crisp

This is my family’s recipe for apple crisp, and it’s always gotten rave reviews. This recipe is great with baking apples like Granny Smith and Macintosh, but even works well with whatever apples you may have. I tend to make … Continue reading

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Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

My grandparents plant a huge vegetable garden every summer and it produces far more than they can eat themselves. My grandpa harvests it all when it’s ready and my grandma cooks it, cans it, and freezes it to no end. … Continue reading

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