Recipes by Michelle K.

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Honey Spiced Apricots

Honey Spiced Apricots by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Honey spiced apricotsCanning your own fruit is a great way to get through any large quantity you may have on hand - like perhaps 25 lbs. of apricots, for example. Honey spiced apricots take the usual canned fruit to a higher level, giving you a mildly spicy, sweet, cinnamony flavored apricot. These apricots go great with…

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A Quick Note on Sugar and Salt

A Quick Note on Sugar and Salt by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!I started out writing this blog to my oldest daughter, with my goal for it to be a way for us to actively share family recipes and talk about cooking and all things kitchen related. This became important to me after she moved out on her own once she finished college and I suddenly felt like I needed to share. Things…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Strawberry rhubarb jamDo you have recipes for canning that you just know you need to put into your 'pretty' jars? You know, a recipe that will make a great hostess gift or holiday gift months from now so you use your jars that have a little bit of style to them to make them look extra special. This is definitely one of…

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Stuffed Zucchini With Pasta

Stuffed Zucchini With Pasta by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Stuffed zucchini with pastaMy family is not a huge fan of casseroles. I think it is because everything tends to have a similar texture of well cooked and a bit soft after spending an hour or more in the oven. If I serve it with a creative salad and crusty bread I can usually make everyone happy. Stuffed zucchini with…

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Raspberry Crescent Mini Pies

Raspberry Crescent Mini Pies by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Raspberry crescent mini piesI hope your Memorial Day celebrations are filled with loved ones and provide a moment of remembrance for all our U.S. veterans. I had a friend, who is a veteran, ask me if any vets would be attending our backyard BBQ hangout and I said no not this year. What struck me though was that if we were…

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Roasted Potatoes With Parsley Pesto

Roasted Potatoes With Parsley Pesto by Michelle K.

Roasted Potatoes with Parsley PestoRoasted potatoes come alive with spring freshness when topped with this parsley pesto.

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Garlic Twists

Garlic Twists by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Garlic twistsThese rolls are flavored all the way through with the taste of sweet and mild roasted garlic. Peter got his hands on 3 pounds of peeled garlic cloves (I know!) so roasting up a batch for putting in all kinds of dishes is one of the ways I am using it up. I roasted a pie plate full of the peeled garlic…

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Blueberry Ribbon Cake

Blueberry Ribbon Cake by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Blueberry ribbon cakeOk, so the title is a little bit misleading. That fat layer of blueberries in the middle is definitely not a ribbon, more like a cummerbund. I couldn't see Blueberry Cummerbund Cake rolling off the tongue very easily though, so I will just pretend it is a ribbon.Cover the bottom with half the batter,…

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Salmon and Scallions In Parchment Paper

Salmon and Scallions In Parchment Paper by Michelle K.

Salmon and Scallions In ParchmentCooking fish in parchment paper pouch gives you moist and well flavored results every time.

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Cilantro and Parsley Sauce: Father's Day

Cilantro and Parsley Sauce: Father's Day by Michelle K.

Cilantro and Parsley SauceA full flavored Spanish condiment that can be used while cooking and afterwards for a fresh burst of tastes.

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