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Broccoli “Cheese” Soup a la Panera

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by
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If you have a couple bags of frozen broccoli sitting in the back of your freezer, it's time to give them the attention they deserve! Can't get to the store? Omit the cheese substitute and just enjoy a simple-to-prepare, piping-hot bowl of plain ol' Broccoli Soup. This recipe is a crowd-pleaser and so, so easy. Because I'm the luckiest girl EVER, I was given a bunch Continue reading the story "Broccoli “Cheese” Soup a la Panera"

Vermont Hot Cocoa

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by
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I always made my grandma's recipe for hot cocoa. Tried and true, and loved by all, it contained cocoa powder, powdered sugar, and dry non-dairy (but chock full o' chemicals) coffee creamer. Mix with hot milk or water and voilá! Grandma's house in a cup. That's probably why it took me so long to overhaul hot cocoa after we started avoiding dairy. At first I just Continue reading the story "Vermont Hot Cocoa"

Sweet & Thick Baked Beans

Posted on: February 6th, 2014 by
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I woke up this morning to the second day in a row of cancelled school for my kids due to frigid temperatures. It's not snowing or windy or anything. Just so bitterly cold that we are advised to stay indoors. So of course I got to baking right away! And then I thought about dinner, and about you, my loyal reader, and I thought it Continue reading the story "Sweet & Thick Baked Beans"