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Sounds of Silence

We woke this morning to a silent blanket of snow, covering every possible twig and shrub with the lightest form of silence imaginable.  Emma, curled up at the end of our bed purred in contentment.  Our home was absolutely still … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful Life

Most families have their own holiday or Christmas traditions that surface when they gather together each year.  These traditions have evolved over time as life changes the framework.  Val and I have both lost our parents and our immediate families … Continue reading

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Unseen Treasures

It’s been quite a week.  We have gone from humid 90’s and thunderstorms to my idea of perfection:  70’s and breezy with virtually no humidity.  We were able to plant over 1200 tomatoes, set up irrigation systems, mow 3 acres, … Continue reading

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Luscious Leftovers?

I love to cook for friends and family; it is our livelihood and our passion.  In fact I love everything about cooking, from the selection of ingredients to the prepping and creating of something visually beautiful and satisfying to the … Continue reading

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Full: When Minestrone is Enough

Val and I are finally on the mend from the flu and decided it was time to make something more nourishing for ourselves than simple broth and plain toast.  Although we are not done with winter, the earth is starting … Continue reading

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Cannellini Bean Soup

Ok, winter is officially here.  I looked at the thermometer this morning to see -10 degrees…..Brrrrr!  But the sun is shining and its a great day to stoke the wood stove and make a pot of Cannellini Bean Soup. Here … Continue reading

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