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8:42 am on Wednesday January 12, 2011

How to Cook a Bolar Roast

Heather says: Just yesterday, I was checking out some of my usual suspects on the blogging circuit when I stumbled upon a post at Musings of a Housewife. Jo-Lynne was lamenting only having bolar roasts left from her bulk beef purchase. I had never...
3:52 am on Monday January 10, 2011

Lentil Burgers

Heather says: In our house we try to keep meatless Monday in the rotation, but before we get into the recipe itself, let’s get one thing straight. You aren’t ever going to convince an omnivore that a lentil burger is just like a real hamburger....
5:08 am on Friday January 7, 2011

Chili Maple Pork Chops

Heather says: This recipe for chili rubbed maple pork chops is amazing and pretty easy, too. It does take two pans to prepare, a large, oven-safe skillet with a lid and either a small skillet or sauce pan. While I have this recipe pictured with two...
12:08 pm on Wednesday January 5, 2011

Cast Iron, Enameled Cast Iron, and Stainless Steel Oh My!

Dear Home Ec 101, If you were going to replace some of your cookware with cast iron or enameled cast iron, including a large dutch oven, would you purchase enameled cast iron, plain cast iron, or stainless steel? I do cook a lot of acidic foods, is...
4:22 am on Tuesday January 4, 2011

Turnips, Carrots, and Onions, a Winter Side Dish

Heather says: The poor neglected turnip is a great winter vegetable. You know people’s diets have become quite narrow when the cashier at the grocery store turns the turnip over, looks at it closely and then says, “What is this?” Broaden your...
4:54 am on Wednesday December 29, 2010

Vegetable Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Heather says: Winter is officially here and eating seasonally in the winter can certainly be difficult. Well, difficult if you like variety that is. For the most part we’re reduced to vegetables that store well, like squashes and potatoes, along...