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Beef Stock

Making your own stocks saves money on your grocery bill. The bone of the roast are used, after it has been roasted and most of the meat removed. It is fine to leave small pieces of meat on the bone. The finished product may be frozen in ice cube trays, and then placed in a […]

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What to do with Less than Fresh Vegetables

Sometimes it is near impossible to eat all the vegetables we buy or grow before they lose a great deal of their freshness. Life just gets in the way. Or you overestimated what you’ll need for creating recipes for the week. These items can still be used, though. So don’t throw them away until you […]

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Hearty Venison Soup

With the onslaught of colder weather, my mind turns to heartier meals that can be prepared quickly then simmered, roasted, or placed in the slow cooker to heat slowly. These meals can be served at lunch or dinner, depending on when you begin. I also start thinking about how I hope my stepfather gets a […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29, 2017. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

The Thanksgiving Bird… And Some Vegetables

I usually cook birds up to 24 pounds for Thanksgiving. The actual cooking time is determined by the size of the bird. I figure on about 15 minutes per pound depending on the oven. Every oven I have ever used has cooked the bird in different times, so I’m really experimenting each year. The beauty […]

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