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Learn how to enjoy food, cooking & entertaining. It’s not about fancy or complicated. It’s about good food. Real food. Everything in moderation. Most of the recipes are original along with the best recipes I have found from various sources.

There is nothing like a fresh brewed cup of quality coffee. There is nothing like a smooth glass of red wine. And yes…… you can eat potatoes. Potatoes are real food.

“Meals will never be good quality if the ingredients are not good quality.” 

Fall. Orange and red leaves, pumpkins, cheese fondue, apples, chili and stews, squash and cider. Really good cider comes straight from the mill. There is nothing better than a fresh cider mill doughnut and cider. Let’s not go crazy on foods with pumpkin. I stick with pumpkin doughnuts and bread.  Enjoy the recipes below. Happy Fall!

caramel apple bread

pumpkin bread with streusel topping

apple puff

spicy butternut squash salad with apple cider and maple vinaigrette

turkey black bean chili

butternut squash quesadillas

cauliflower with dijon mustard sauce

cheddar vegetable soup

butternut squash and saffron risotto

roasted veggies

baked butternut squash with parmesan and panko

grandma’s green bean casserole

acorn squash orecchiette

perfect veggie chili

broccoli cheese soup

brussels sprouts with lemon and pine nuts

sweet potato gnocchi with broccolini and browned butter

sweet potato casserole

broccoli cheese casserole

smoked paprika crock pot chicken

chicken soup

roasted cod with almond-thyme breadcrumbs

pan fried pork with applesauce

pork marsala

beer and kraut brats

slow-cooker pot roast

spicy chili with beer

old fashioned spare ribs with kraut

spaghetti sauce

 beef bourguignon

 

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