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Pumpkins: for dogs and weight loss


 It’s February and I’m just getting to the pumpkin. I’m several weeks behind, but they are still excellent. In case you think pumpkins are only good for us, think again! They are good for dogs. Check out what I discovered: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ {Weight Loss: One website author has written about the benefits to a dog’s digestive and […]

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Stew and Soup


The healthiest cooked meal I know of is good ol’ stew. When it’s cooked all the goodness remains in the pot. No valuable nutrients get poured down the sink. Stew does magical things. In the summer it makes you sweat (and cool off) even if it’s eaten cool. In the winter a hot bowl of it […]

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Basil Pea soup


Basil and Peas are friends forever in this soup. With garlic and olive oil it has an Italian aroma and inspiration.     Did you know that you can control the strength of a spice in a recipe by timing its addition? Add Basil first and it will be mild. Add it last to make it stronger. […]

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Soup de jour


I needed lunch and I needed it in a hurry. Soup or a sandwich would be quick…so what did I have hanging around? I was up to my armpits in tomatoes. I needed to use up some scabby onions that had burst from their hides. The floor is cluttered with every size of Zucchini and […]

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