Wild Rice and Quinoa Salad with Mushrooms, Cranberries and Pecans

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It was the middle of  winter and the alerts of a tornado watch popped up on my phone.  I looked out the window and saw a curtain of rain pouring down.  We needed the rain, but I could have done without the tornado watch.   It was 5:00 pm and I needed to start thinking… 

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Sage Soup

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This is Mrs. Butternut, she is the cousin twice removed of Mr. Potato head. I gave her a minute to put her face on.  She doesn’t like to be seen out in public looking so disheveled.  I am sure most ladies can relate. Fabulous!  Love the tiara and that shade of lipstick! She gets her time… 

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Zucchini & Summer Squash Ribbon Salad

If you didn’t get the memo it’s summer. Just thought I would let you know, in case you have been under a rock for the past few months or living in Antarctica. Don’t get me wrong I know that “technically” Antarctica has summers, but I believe it is safe to assume that even during the… 

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Sopón de Patitas de Cerdo con Garbanzos (Trotters and Garbanzo Bean Stew)

Growing up as a military brat I lived in many different places, but my mother always did her best to keep the food authentic in our home.   No matter where we lived when you walk through the doors of our house you spoke Spanish and it was likely that rice and beans were going… 

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Chicken and Dumplings

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We have now said goodbye to the turkey and are all pulling out our trees and Christmas lights.  However if your turkey is still hanging out in your fridge chicken and dumplings could easily become turkey and dumplings.  Also considering a few of you are already seeing snow and others the weather is make a… 

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