Recipes by Vanessa

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Quick Chunky Cream of Broccoli Soup with Sausage

Quick Chunky Cream of Broccoli Soup with Sausage by Vanessa

Ok, I love making food from scratch, but this was a spur of the moment: I’m hungry; don’t have time to cook a long time; get it done quick; kind of soup. I had to use up some pantry items, so why not go for it. I used canned country gravy with sausage in this soup. Sometimes I just like to open a can of gravy, or vegetables, or fruit…

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Bacon Sausage Corn Chowder

Bacon Sausage Corn Chowder by Vanessa

I love soups, stews, and any time of year! I threw this chowder together and it was eaten so fast. This is definitely a keeper for me to fix again! I like to make things from scratch and try to steer away from canned soups, but this one does have cream of mushroom soup in it. When I make this again I will probably…

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Buck's Sawmill Eggs

Buck's Sawmill Eggs by Vanessa

Named after my Dad, the title tells it all. I loved going to see my Dad when he worked at a sawmill when I was a little girl. The smell and sounds of any sawmill reminds me of him. I was so thankful to the Lord for letting me be part of Dad’s life for 48 years. He taught me a whole lot and I hope and pray that I will remember…

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Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad

Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad by Vanessa

Growing up, my Mother fixed a pasta salad that was so awesome. Well, I did a makeover of that pasta salad with my own changing the pasta to bowtie pasta, using low-fat mayo and low-fat sour cream and adding more vegetables.

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Fried Dry Land Fish (Morel Mushroom)

Fried Dry Land Fish (Morel Mushroom) by Vanessa

Dry Land Fish (or morels) is an edible mushroom that grows in the woods. The location and season may vary, but it is a spring favorite in most states from April to late May. They're found just about all over the world except in extremely dry areas or along the coast lines. The thickest places it grows is in the areas of the great…

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Squash Blossom Quesadillas

Squash Blossom Quesadillas by Vanessa

Squash is one of my favorite vegetables, but the blossom, to me, is wonderful. Squash blossoms can be served many ways. Serve up this quesadilla as an appetizer or main dish with a corn salsa.

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