Tag Archives: Eating Local

Sunday Photos: Fresh onions

We have a few neighbors and friends that like to garden. One of them brought us some fresh onions the other day. They were beautiful. A wonderful treat. What treat are you enjoying from your garden or local farmer’s market? … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Asparagus Pizza

Oh mushrooms, how I love you! I picked up some wonderful mushrooms last week. Once again, they were wonderful, thanks to Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farm, our local mushroom farm! I made up a tomato sauce that was filled with fresh … Continue reading

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SSFC: My first Spring harvest

Spring has come on semi-gradually this year. We go from 90F to 47F to 80-something to 50-something and then repeat it all. That is fine with me, delay the full-on summer as long as Mother Nature wants to. This post … Continue reading

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SSFC: Another quiche and more chard

Oh, Look! Another quiche! There’s a surprise! (can you read the sarcasm in that?) It is always best to use up what I have at home or in the garden before I go elsewhere and I am still sticking with … Continue reading

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SSFC: Burger, zucchini and salad

I found a few zucchini’s that I had squirreled away in the utility/laundry room. A few of those zucchini were still in good shape so I cut those up and froze them. Three of them were very light and hollow … Continue reading

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SSFC: Vegan theme

The Southern SOLE Food Challenge has another themed-challenge this week – Vegan. That’s a semi-tough one for me. Most of my soups are made with chicken or beef broth so I had to break my habits and make a wonderful … Continue reading

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SSFC: Quiche

Quiche was on the menu and I am glad it lasted for a few meals this past week/weekend I am still not spending a lot of time cooking and quiche is so easy to make and is a great way … Continue reading

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SSFC: Sweet potato soup with kale and popcorn

Southern SOLE Food Challenge had another theme for this week. Valentine’s Day. As Valentine’s Day approaches, there are several isles at the grocery store focusing on sweets and other Valentine’s gifts, but my sweet treat is of a different nature. … Continue reading

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SSFC: Green Lingini

Winter is the prime time of year for greens in our garden. Lettuce! Spinach! Chard! Kale! It is growing well and I am loving every minute of it. Something green and leafy goes in to most of our meals. Lettuce … Continue reading

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SSFC: Grilled zucchini and banana pepper pita

I harvested another zucchini on Sunday night and headed straight for the grill. This was a simple meal, but oh so good and most of it was local. Pita – Phoenicia Bakery & Deli Banana Peppers – from the garden … Continue reading

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