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Scullery Maid Cure for Wicked Weather Whining

I can’t live here anymore. This was declared by my husband as I walked in the door one evening. I had been battling traffic snarls and pouring rain for the umpteenth millionth time, but took a moment to set myself down to check in with him. By here, do you mean in this tiny house? […]

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VEGGIEPOLOOZA! A Product Test and Recipe #4

I’m taking a break from spiralizing because…I’m choppin’ broccolee. I’m choppin’ broccolay. For those of you who don’t remember Dana Carvey performing this on Saturday Night Live in the mid-80s be sure to click on the link to refresh your memory (or create a new one). It shows him singing the broccoli song on the Jimmy Fallon Show with an […]

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VEGGIEPOLOOZA! Recipe #3

Let’s start with a tip: When cooking with spiralized veggies, it is better to err on the side of too many veggies because they are going to cook down, down, down. My man-sized hands do not give the right perspective, so you must trust me. Now onto recipe #3! In a nutshell, this recipe (Mom’s Chicken with Spiralized Root […]

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VEGGIEPALOOZA! Recipe #2

I COULD EAT THIS EVERY DAY! The second recipe from the Inspiralized Meal Plan for Bikini Bolognese was spot on, as is, no adjustments needed. Mr. Sutter said, “It’s ok“. WHAAAT?!? How could he not LOVE this? I admit, I had my doubts at first: an Italian-style, ground chicken, veggie-filled sauce served over roasted rutabaga noodles? […]

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VEGGIEPOLOOZA! Join the Resolution!

2017 Resolutions As always, I have a couple New Year’s resolutions. Today, I’ll share one, but the other is a secret. I’m afraid if I make it public, it won’t come true. Is that a rule with resolutions or just wishes? They are quite different; wishes are magical; resolutions are self-propelled. In any case, I’m […]

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The Scullery Maid Cooks: Beef Stewganoff

Having just defrosted a nice package of grass-fed stew meat with full intention of turning it into a pot of stew, I found myself facing a condunrum when my husband said: You know what sounds good? Beef Stroganoff. Now, personally I like to use thin strips of good steak when I make Stroganoff and serve it […]

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SHRUB-A-DUB-DUB

It’s delightful. It’s delicious. It’s blackberry shrub. A fruity vinegar drink that originated in Colonial times and centuries later, this is how I make mine… Pick blackberries, give ’em a quick rinse and drain. Toss blackberries with sugar, cover and refrigerate for a couple days. I used 6 cups of berries and 1 1/2 cups of […]

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Product Test #6 – Garlic, This Way and That

Oh my gosh! Look at this! she declared while triumphantly waving a whole garlic clove impaled on the end of her fork. We all admired it as if she’d found a pearl in an oyster, then she popped it in her mouth, swooned with delight at its creamy deliciousness and dove back into the plate of garlic truffle fries to find another. […]

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