Broccoli Cheddar Bacon Soup

Winter is here at our cabin—we've got snow in the forecast and the temps are dropping rapidly. Time to make a big pot of hearty Broccoli Cheddar Bacon soup...

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Easy, Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

Here's what's cookin' at the cabin this week: Cheesy Green Beans and Bacon! We enjoyed this quick and easy side dish with a roasted chicken and topped off the plate with some tasty Russian dressing. Delicious! This dish would also work well with Thanksgiving turkey, for those celebrating the holiday in a a couple of weeks. I'm …

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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Crisp, cool fall weather has finally arrived here at our cabin! Perfect for long walks in our brilliantly colored woods and a little foraging along the way. Here’s a tasty tried-and-true recipe —hearty and filling with a little heat for good measure...

Growing garlic in your cabin garden

Our cabin came with a well situated, already fenced and amended organic garden, which we have done our best to plant and improve upon each summer. Over the years we have planted many varieties of veggies, and two stand out as the easiest to grow by far: Wild Italian "Sylvetta" arugula (which now forms an actual hedge along the …

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Zoodles Bolognese

One of my all-time favorite meals is Spaghetti Bolognese. Once we adopted the Paleo / Primal lifestyle (which advocates eliminating grains), one of our first challenges was to find a substitute for the pasta in this dish! We tried making zucchini noodles, or "zoodles", and have never looked back! Lightly sautéed for just a minute or two, …

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