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Brick Grilled Chicken with Coffee Rub

Directions: Sprinkle rub evenly over the chicken and let rest for at least 1 hour. Clean bricks then wrap in foil so that all surfaces are covered. Heat grill (or grill pan) over high heat.  Place the chicken on the grill and then set bricks on top of the chicken. Cook for 20 minutes on […]

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Bruleed Banana Java Pie

Ice Cream Directions: Combine 2 cups milk, sugar, coffee, and salt in saucepan and cook over medium-low heat until sugar is dissolved.  Once sugar is completely dissolved, remove from heat and let steep for approximately 45 minutes. Reheat until steamy.  Pour in remaining 1 cup milk. In separate bowl, whisk the egg yolks.  Pour the […]

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Roasted Spring Veggie Salad with Sweet Garlic Dressing

Dressing Directions: Put 1 tablespoon olive oil, head of garlic, salt, pepper, and a splash of agave in a sauté pan and cook over medium heat till the garlic is lightly toasted. Combine roasted garlic, lemon juice, and 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a food processor and blend.  Adjust seasoning to taste.   Salad […]

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Up until recently, it seemed that was a fairly accurate weather report around these parts. Well, maybe only the meatball part if you live at my house. If I picture meatballs its usually the “on top of spaghetti all covered in cheese” variety. When it comes to cooking meatballs, however, it seems my mind travels far […]

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The Home Grown Mom’s Swedish Meatballs

Directions MEATBALLS Preheat oven to 425. Put squash, mushrooms, and onion in  the bowl of a food processor and pulse till the pieces are about the same size as your ground meat. Pour your processed veg into a large bowl and combine all remaining meatball ingredients and mix thoroughly.  My meatballs were rather soft (almost […]

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The Home Grown Mom’s Asian Meatballs

Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a large bowl, combine all meatball ingredients and mix thoroughly. Form into meatballs and place on greased cookie sheet. Place in oven and bake till cooked through (approximately 10-15 minutes) Serve over rice topped with steamed cabbage.  Squeeze fresh lime juice on top and be sure to have […]

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The Home Grown Mom’s Mexican Meatballs

Directions: Combine meatball ingredients. In a large and deep saucepan, saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil over medium heat until the onion is slightly translucent. Add the tomato sauce and cilantro (bouillon or fresh). Form the meatballs and drop them in to the sauce. Reduce the heat to low and allow to […]

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Here’s to a SOUPER Summer!

Spring is quickly turning into summer which means warmer days and (probably) less soup but it seems that half of the people I encounter have a case of the sniffles courtesy of seasonal allergies. For me, sneezing, coughing, sore throat and itchy eyes equal soup weather no matter the temperature outside. I am a sucker […]

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The Home Grown Mom’s French Onion Soup

Directions: 1. Slice onions in half and then into strips. Add to pan with butter and olive oil. Cover with lid and let cook on low for 15 minutes (to soften). 2. Uncover and continue to cook onions for another 30-45 minutes until the onions are a lovely shade of carmel brown. 3. Add remaining […]

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A Smattering of Recipes

I apologize that I have been a little remiss with my blogging as of late, for various and sundry reasons.  The good news is that, while I may not have been writing about it, I have continued to cook for and feed my family and I am finally able to share those recipes with you!  Instead of […]

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