April: National Garden Month
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April: National Garden Month

April: National Garden Month It would seem wrong not to post about National Garden Month on a blog devoted to cooking and gardening. Truth is, despite how much I love gardening, I just learned that April is  “National Garden Month” a little while ago. However, I can assure you that much of my focus this month has […]

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Low Carb Cuban Style Burger
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Low Carb Cuban Style Burger

Low Carb Cuban Style Burger   One of my all time favorite sandwiches is the Cuban Sandwich, a delicious combination of ham, pork, swiss, pickles and mustard on grilled bread. However, as a “Low Carber”  the bread is off the table. But, I have found a way to get much of the great taste just without […]

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Crustless Kielbasa, Caramelized Onion, and Pepper Quiche
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Crustless Kielbasa Caramelized Onion Pepper Quiche

Crustless Kielbasa, Caramelized Onion, and Pepper Quiche As always, I made to much food on Easter. Now, I am coming up with new recipes to use them up. One of the foods leftover happens to be kielbasa. So, why not make a quiche? After surveying what I had available in my kitchen, I decided to […]

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Indian Style Cilantro Chicken
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Indian Style Cilantro Chicken

Indian Style Cilantro Chicken I often find myself looking for a new low carb recipe that is easy to put together on a work night. I can across a recipe for Indian Tomato Cilantro Chicken at Wanderlustkitchen.com. You can find it at the following link: http://thewanderlustkitchen.com/indian-tomato-cilantro-chicken/ Although Anetta’s recipe sounded delicious as written, I opted to […]

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Ground Chicken Crust Pizza

Ground Chicken Crust Pizza My husband and I are big fans of pizza but avoid carbs and gluten. Therefore, we are always on the lookout for alternative ways to get big pizza flavor. When I stumbled across this recipe from Jessica and the Sassy Southern Yankee, I knew I had to try it. After reviewing […]

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9th Annual World Autism Awareness Day

9th Annual World Autism Awareness Day Although this is a cooking and gardening blog, today I am writing in support of the 9th Annual World Autism Awareness Day. For the past twelve years, I have worked as a Learning Specialist at Franklin Academy in East Haddam, CT. Franklin Academy is a private college prep school that […]

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Skillet Chicken Cordon Bleu Smothered in Dijon Sauce

Skillet Chicken Cordon Bleu Smothered in Dijon Sauce Recipe Origins Have you heard that April 4th is National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day? In French, “Cordon Bleu” means blue ribbon. The first references to this tasty dish date back to 1967. However, similar recipes were found as early as 1955. Cordon bleu consists of chicken (or veal), ham, and Swiss cheese. […]

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Pork Roast in Creamy Brown Gravy

Pork Roast in Creamy Brown Gravy March has been very fickle this year in Connecticut, Some days have been unseasonably warm while other days have been very, very cold. Today was one of those colder days. Therefore, I decided to go with a comfort-style pork recipe that would be both rich and creamy. I saw boneless […]

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Orange Glazed Cornish Game Hens
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Orange Glazed Cornish Game Hens

Orange Glazed Cornish Game Hens   I love cornish game hens and buy several anytime I find them on sale. There are so many different things you can do with them, and they cook quick enough to make on a weeknight. Yet, they present elegantly enough to serve for special dinners. This post will feature […]

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Low Carb Taco Pie
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Low Carb Taco Pie

Low Carb Taco Pie       Are you looking for a new recipe? Something easy? With simple ingredients? And that is low carb? Well, look no further. This could easily become a staple in your dinner rotation. This Low Carb Taco Pie recipe is one the whole family is bound to enjoy! Ingredients and […]

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