Kit-Kat’s Recipes

by Kit-Kat, aka Chef Chick Here’s what I made for my parent’s romantic garden dinner. I hope you enjoy it too! Pear Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette Hearts of romaine salad mix, divided onto two plates. Top with 3 slices of fresh pears and 2 slices of fresh mozzarella...
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Top Chef Kid

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle I don’t want to brag, but I have a private chef. She’s trained for 12 years and is committed to serving farm-fresh ingredients, preferably from her own backyard garden. She culls through cooking magazines for new recipes or makes up her own....
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Seasonal Treat: Blueberry Crisp

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle My family loves crumbs. Anything we can throw sweet, buttery crumbles on top of — we do. Made with sugar, flour, and butter, crumb toppings are delicious on cakes, muffins, sweet potato casseroles, and any fresh fruit you can bake, which right now...
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Blueberries for All

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle On our first berry picking of the year, we filled 11 quart-size cartons in 20 minutes. Surprising even Pappy, the overall-clad octogenarian who’s field we visited, by our speed and efficiency. But we were highly motivated. Closing time was 4 p.m....
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Civil War Brew

by Ruth, aka Coffee Addict Thanks to the Civil War Hanging around Civil War reenactments, you pick up all sorts of tidbits. For instance, before they were famous brands for jewels and tires, Tiffany and Goodyear were just guys providing gear to the Union army. Or as I learned...
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Books to Eat By

by Momma Frizzle Being that it’s New Year’s, everybody has losing weight as a top resolution, including me, which means we are all thinking about food. And I’m newly drawn to books that cast food as a vital character or plot twist. Here are five of my favorites...
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What’s Cooking in My World

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle As I’ve told you before, my red-headed, 11-year-old, force-of-nature loves to cook and garden. This semester she’s been studying the ancient cultures of Turkey and Egypt, where gardening and cooking were also popular! So for her final...
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