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  Pan Fried Potatoes       With zero shortage of potatoes in our home, you can imagine I have more than a few ways to cook a potato. Now while I could eat mashed potatoes just about every day, my kids will not. They will eat fried potatoes though. They’re even more inclined to […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s getting to be that time of year. The weather is cooling down, your harvest or farmers market buys are making their way into your kitchen. Warm, earthy root vegetables are asking to be chopped and peeled. In some cases chickens are being culled from the flock. In my case chicken is being purchased. It’s […]

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Easy Mashed Potatoes

Since bringing in our potato harvest you can imagine what our side dishes have been like. Yes…all potato all the time!! Is there ever a bad time for potatoes though? Hash browns at breakfast, french fries at lunch and twice baked potatoes at dinner? I think so! While there are a myriad of possibilities for […]

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Easy Homemade Tomato Sauce

      I have been making this tomato sauce for years now. It is extremely versatile and quick to make if you’re in a pinch. This sauce is also a really great place to start if you want to stop buying sauce and start making your own. I started making this sauce because I […]

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Anthony’s Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo   It’s an exciting time in My Not So Pioneer Life when the tomatoes start to ripen. I have always been lucky growing tomatoes whether it be 1 plant or 16 plants! Yes I have 16 tomato plants happily growing in the front of my house. The number 1 reason I plant […]

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How to Freeze Fresh Blueberries

    My family and I recently went blueberry picking at a local organic blueberry farm called Wilson’s Organic Bluberries. This is our second year blueberry picking, I’m ashamed to say we have never gone before. The blueberries we pick at this farm are unlike any blueberries I have ever seen or eaten. They’re huge, […]

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