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Easy Corn Chowder

I cannot believe it’s mid-June, and I feel compelled to make soup, or even blog about it.  Let’s hope for some warmer weather in Maine soon, but until then… Corn chowder is an easy cold day dinner made with ingredients … Continue reading

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Marilee’s Famous Cheese-Carrot Casserole

My first tasting of this delicious casserole was nearly a decade ago when I was the lucky recipient of a specially prepared lunch by my “Secret Santa” Marilee.  I still remember the note I received, informing me not to bring … Continue reading

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Dad’s Jambalaya

One thing I failed to experience in New Orleans was jumbalaya.  Fortunately my dad made a batch for a family gathering the very next weekend!  This recipe is a family favorite, and it is terrific for potluck meals.

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Garlic Shrimp with Orzo and Baby Spinach

This creation came about due to the fact that I had half a bag of orzo sitting in the cupboard, and baby spinach sitting in the refrigerator that I had purchased for a recipe I didn’t end up making.  All … Continue reading

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Memere’s Crepes

Memere’s crepes are a special treat, usually enjoyed at our family holiday brunch.  I’m still not quite sure how she makes these, though today I called her to get the recipe… When Memere makes these for a gathering, she prepares … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothies

After making another batch of homemade yogurt, I wanted to try making a different variety of smoothie.  This one is inspired by a recipe for pumpkin pie milkshakes, but is a much more healthful choice.

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Turbo Veggie Soup

This is another recipe that was submitted by a student for the healthy recipe contest and cooking demonstration held on February 17th.  While the recipe calls for chicken broth, vegetable broth could be substituted to make it a true vegetarian … Continue reading

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A Recipe Contest and a Guest Chef!

Before February vacation the students at Jordan-Small Middle School in Raymond, Maine participated in a healthy recipe contest which was organized by school health coordinator Stephanie Joyce with assistance from JSMS health teacher, Mrs. Pock.  Students submitted recipes, and three … Continue reading

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Curried Ginger Carrot Soup

This blog post goes out to Barbara, in hopes of preventing her from mugging my husband for his lunch… Curried Ginger Carrot Soup 3 lb. carrots, scrubbed but not peeled 2 tbsp. curry powder 2 tsp. ground ginger 1 can … Continue reading

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White Bean Chicken Chili

This chili was a nice change of pace from the more traditional chili I have been making. Fresh cilantro, green onions, and cheese are the perfect toppings.  While this chili was not very spicy, it was quite flavorful.  Next time … Continue reading

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