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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Review of Door to Door Organics (and a giveaway!)

Door to Door Organics is a grocery delivery service that lets you sign up for weekly or bi-weekly deliveries of certified organic produce–you pick a box size ranging from “bitty” to “large,” based on your family’s needs.  You can modify each order by up to five items, and they have a wide range of other […]

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Grain-free Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Winter has been strange and moody this year, with more genuinely cold weather than we are used to, and my personal weather gauge is more sensitive to the cold since we have chickens.  Our smallest chicken, Lightning, got a case of frostbite on the tips of her comb during a bitter cold snap, and I […]

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp for Two (grain free and very low sugar)

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp for Two (grain free)

I just returned from Leesburg, Indiana where I spent three days eating a wide variety of delicious dishes prepared with duck, courtesy of Maple Leaf Farms (more on that in an upcoming post), and when I got home the garden had exploded with growth from a few days of rain and heat.  It was as […]

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Tandoori-spiced Oven Fried Chicken

Tandoori-spiced Oven Fried Chicken (grain free)

It’s that time of year when you have to start asking yourself: am I pro or anti picnic?  While I am sympathetic to some of the compelling anti-picnic arguments (in particular, ants…), Colorado is one of the best places in the country for picnics, placing me solidly in the pro-picnic camp.  In a typical summer […]

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Improbable Chocolate Coconut Pie

Improbable Chocolate Coconut Pie

If you grew up in the 1970s you probably remember the flood of “impossible” pie recipes that started with one published by Bisquick and that cascaded into impossible-everything variations on the theme.  The basic idea is that you toss some ingredients into a blender, pour it into a pie tin, and then you bake yourself […]

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Paleo-kakku

Pannukakku (grain free)

My graduate school years in the U.P. included an introduction to a lot of new-to-me foods, most of them of Finnish origin.  Pannukakku was one of my favorite Keewenaw breakfasts–warm, puffy, and custard-like, this baked pancake is a perfect way to start your day during the cold days of winter.  Traditional recipes call for a […]

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