Category Archive: From The Kitchen

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Jan 24

Boost Your Immune System With Bone Broth

Bone broth

I’ve seen several of my friends talking about feeling under the weather lately and unfortunately Mother Nature is not helping matters much. With the constant weather changes from cold to hot, I’m not surprised that more of us are not sick… including our critters! People have been asking me if I could offer any advice …

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Aug 28

Shrimp Creole Gumbo

shrimp creole gumbo

Ingredients: 2 lbs Shrimp – peeled uncooked (preferably fresh) 2 lbs Fish (your choice: White, Flounder, Catfish) cut into 1 inch squares 7 cans (14 1/2 oz cans)fat-free chicken broth no-salt-added or equal amount fresh chicken broth 1 can (16 oz) chopped tomatoes with juice 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce 1 can (6 oz) …

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Sep 19

Blackberry Apple Jelly

blackberry-apple-jelly 2b

24 oz Fresh Blackberries Apples – Amount will vary depending on variety and size (Lg Red Delicious out of the store may only need about 8. Smaller local varieties may take 20 to equal same amount of juice) You need 5 cups juice 7 cups sugar 2 boxes Sure Jell Place blackberries in saucepan and …

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Nov 21

Acorn Squash Stuffed With Apples


Ingredients 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded  2 tablespoons stick margarine ¾  cup chopped onions 2 cups peeled, seeded, and chopped Granny Smith apples 1/3  cup golden raisins 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2/3  teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F Place the squash onto a …

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Oct 29

Preserve Peppers To Use In The Winter

All summer you have had nice fresh peppers to use in your cooking and with the coming of the first frost and cold weather, you know those days are coming to an end. But…. they don’t need to end because there are several ways to keep peppers long into the winter so you can continue …

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Oct 23

New England Boiled Dinner

Ingredients: 2 lbs Beef Roast (any will do- Chuck or Arm) adjust amount according to need 1 – 2 lbs Corned Beef Brisket or Tip – adjust amount according to need 6-10 Potatoes quartered 1 lb Carrots cut into sticks 1 bunch Celery Stalks cut in 6″ lengths 6 small Onions – Whole 1 large …

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Jul 25

Belle’s Chow Chow Relish


Ingredients: 12 green tomatoes, cored and quartered 3 medium green bell peppers, seeded and chopped 3 medium red bell peppers, seeded and chopped 3 medium yellow bell peppers, seeded and chopped 3 medium onions, peeled and quartered 1 cup fresh jalapenos, stemmed and chopped 2 cups water 2 cups cider vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 2 …

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Feb 19

Pumpkin Bread


Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Ingredients: 16 oz Pumpkin puree 3 1/2 cups Flour (not self-rising) 1 cup Canola Oil 3 cups Sugar 4 Eggs 2 tsp Baking soda 1 tsp Baking Powder 2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Nutmeg 2/3 cup Cold Water Directions: In large bowl mix together the sugar, oil, …

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Feb 19

Recipes From Our Lives


Most people posting recipes will post a recipe common to their geographical region. You will find a wide variety of recipes listed on this site and I wanted to give you a little bit of background so that you might better understand. My father was from Rumford, Maine and my paternal grandparents were French Canadian. …

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Feb 08

Cajun Sausage and Veggie Casserole

Ingredients: 1 lb. sausage (your favorite Hot)- if links skin and cut 1 peeled eggplant, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 3 medium zucchini squash, sliced in thin rings 2 cans whole tomatoes, drained and chopped 1/2 – 1 cup of grated Parmesan Cheese Salt and Pepper to taste Directions: …

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