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September 2015

Lavender Muffins OK

Lavender Muffins

Edible flowers are coming back to our menus but are nothing new if you look at the history of eating. Lavender is sweet, floral and delicate and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. It is known for thousands of years. Light and relaxing energy captured in these… Read more »

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Apple Lavender Jelly

For generations of cooks in my family, it has been a tradition to make canned food as often as possible and use it during winter to avoid industry prepared food as much as possible. It included having a garden or a neighbor selling fresh home raised fruits and vegetables so… Read more »

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Liver

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Liver : Frugal, country style chicken liver wrapped in slices of smoked bacon, served on mashed potatoes. We were walking around the woods whole morning and decided to eat something in a small local pub. I was surprised to see wrapped chicken livers on their menu so… Read more »

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Frugal Frankfurter Kabobs

For this dish, you can make a layer of spinach or lettuce or tomatoes or mangold on the plate. The only “special” thing about this is purple potatoes. If you do not have them, use what you have: white potatoes cubes (previously cooked), tomato slices, stale bread cubes, sausage slices,… Read more »