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Mirepoix

Mirepoix

Make a batch of mirepoix, the classic French blend of aromatics, and keep it on hand in the freezer to easily and quickly flavor meals.   I originally published this post in September of 2014. This is a repost with new pictures and some slight […]

Golden Peach Sauce – No Sugar Added

Golden Peach Sauce – No Sugar Added

Golden Peach Sauce – just like applesauce, but made of peaches, no added sugar, and amazing! Easy to make, too, and much faster than jam! So we all like applesauce, right? Or, well… I try not to say “all” because there are always exceptions, but most […]

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Ratatouille with Italian Sausage

Ratatouille with Italian Sausage

Add Italian Sausage to Ratatouille for a different skillet meal starring the glorious vegetables available in high summer! When we first knew that we would move from New York City to Raleigh, we of course wondered about the changes that would bring to our lives. […]

An Introduction to Sauce: A Roundup of Flavor

An Introduction to Sauce: A Roundup of Flavor

A wide assortment of sauces have become a fundamental tool in my kitchen, making delicious meals easy, and appealing to our elderly parents. Now that Rich and I live with his parents, I have had to gradually change some of my cooking style, and recipes. […]

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Meatballs in Tomato Sauce – Pressure Cooker Freezer Meal

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce – Pressure Cooker Freezer Meal

Freezer meals for the pressure cooker! Toss frozen Meatballs in Tomato Sauce into the pressure cooker, set and forget for an easy dinner. For years I have looked at the pictures and posts about once a month cooking, and making big batches of freezer meals […]

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