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Kitchen Kids: Bull Makes Pasta Sauce

Since Bull is only seven he’s not quite as adept in the kitchen as the older children. He still loves to cook though, so Tuesday nights have been designated as the time for the little boys to assist with making … Continue reading

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Kitchen Kids: Mouse Cooks Honey Mustard Chicken

  This January when I sat down to do some planning for the next semester I decided that I needed to just schedule some things that I kept aspiring to but never accomplishing! One of these was to have the … Continue reading

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Three Soups…One Ham Bone!

It must be fall. All of a sudden, we are eating soup again, and the oven is doing double duty as a house heater and cooking device (I will confess to having turned on the heat for an hour or … Continue reading

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Kitchen Kids: The Three Year Old

    He’s three and he loves to “be the kitchen helper” but what can he usefully do?   Quite a bit actually. He saves me a lot of steps! He: Fetches things- most cans have pictures so he can … Continue reading

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Kitchen Kids: Mouse Makes Meatloaf

  One of the things I’ve been working on this fall and winter is having the big kids prepare a complete meal every week or so. They can both read and have been helpers in the kitchen long enough that … Continue reading

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Kitchen Kids: A Little Prior Planning (and some work)

  The other day I asked Mouse to run several heads of cabbage through the food processor so we could have coleslaw with our sloppy joes at dinner. She was quite happy to do it, excited to learn how to … Continue reading

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How-To Feed Two Families With One Chicken (and have some leftovers)

The other day I decided to cook a broiler as I’m trying to eat down the store of food in the freezer! A friend of mine had had a weekend of sick children so I thought I’d stretch that bird … Continue reading

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Potato Casserole and New Peas (Gluten, Dairy, and Corn Free)

Mondays are supposed to be meatless around here but I couldn’t resist adding a little bacon to this recipe. There were no leftovers. PrintPotato Casserole and New Peas Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 45 minutes Yield: 9×13 … Continue reading

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Chard and Onion Pizza (Dairy Free Cooking)

At the beginning of February S and Bull went off of dairy products. Bull had been having a problem with eczema and S had been having increasing pain in his knees. Since he bike commutes painful knees are a serious … Continue reading

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Baby Food

With the notable exception of Bull, all of my children are on the long, skinny side of things. This is no surprise. None of my siblings could be described as large and bone structure-wise I’m one of the smallest. We’re … Continue reading

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