Category Archives: Food

Time to Write

When I had what seemed to be all the time in the world I spent the day blogging. Lately, life has gotten in the way: returning to work, taking care of family responsibilities, and trying to finish up on those … Continue reading

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Harvest

Woo Hoo! Tonight we’re having potatoes and peas fresh from the garden!

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Tastefully Dressed

Dressing the salads this summer has become an expensive task as the mayonnaise price is now double what I am comfortable paying. I’m use to waiting for the sale and stocking up when the price falls to $2.50 but that amount … Continue reading

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Images: Up Close in the Garden

I beat the rain planting cucumbers, broccoli, butterhead lettuce and then more peas, beets, and green beans. Matthew didn’t want to hear that I was planting more potatoes with 124 potato plants already growing. Yesterday, I started hilling the earliest … Continue reading

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Spinach Hummus!

It has been a lot of hard work in the garden but today begins the pay off!  1 can-15.5 oz Chickpeas’, drained and rinsed 3/4 cup Baby Spinach 3 T Mayo 1 T Sesame Seeds 1 tea Sesame Oil 1 … Continue reading

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Thinning Out

Yes, I am thinning out! All this gardening is getting me into shape. There is no scale in the Aligaeta house. So, I can’t tell you how many pounds I’ve knocked off, only that my clothes are fitting me better … Continue reading

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My Garden

I’ve been so tired. The stress has taken me down or it is what has been driving me to be productive, physically exhausting myself, in hope of producing, an extraordinary crop to sell. Yet, I do not have a plan … Continue reading

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Working Off the Winter

One of my motivation for planting the garden has always been: fighting the extra pounds I put on each winter. Sure eating increased amounts of fruits and vegetables always helps to regulate your system but it is the physical activity … Continue reading

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Hold the Broth: Corned Beef for Split Pea Soup

Our Saint Patrick’s Day dinner this year will be getting extra mileage, something to go with those left-over sandwiches on rye. I always add the potatoes and cabbage to the simmering corned beef pot during the last hour and then, … Continue reading

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Wrapped in Momma’s Love

Sarah knocked on the bedroom door this morning to say her good-byes. There, in the doorway she stood with her new scarf wrapped around her neck and a big smile on her face. She is having breakfast as planned with … Continue reading

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