Category Archives: Slow food and art in the kitchen

Pickled Cucumber Recipe = Easy as One, Two, Three

On Sunday for dinner my friends treated everyone to barbecue from a new local place Jimmie’s Southern BBQ Smokehouse on France Ave in Minneapolis. Continue reading

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The Promise of Spring – Stuffed Baked Potato with Buffalo and Broccoli Recipe

Spring comes later to the Northland. While others have shared blooming flower photos, today I saw the first signs of spring flowers on a brief walk. Hail to Spring! Cloud cover makes the days dreary. What to do when the weather is still not springy!? Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – It’s Easy Being Green – Minneapolis Farmers’ Market Opens April 15

Being a devotee of the Farmers’ Market in Minneapolis my idea of “Being Green” is about buying local at the markets whenever possible. Fresh foods really make a difference to the flavor of a meal. Continue reading

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Happy Wearing of The Green Day! = Chocolate Cake – Very Easy

Recipe for Chocolate Cake – One Pan Wonder Cake
From the Kitchen Kompanion by Nell Veenstra – Recipes by the Lansing Michigan Ladies Christian Fellowship of the Lansing Christian Reformed Church. Year unknown. Continue reading

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe = Making the Roux

“Cooks Illustrated” Magazine for January and February 2017 has the recipe for Chicken and Sausage Gumbo that Alan wanted to try. Portland had a snow and ice storm right before my visit which made being a tourist well, not in … Continue reading

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