Author Archives: HelenFern

Chili-Mac Soup

My dad made the best chili-mac. It was simple and we looked forward to it. When I saw chili-mac soup on a diner menu recently I wondered if I could make dad’s into soup. And so I did – and … Continue reading

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It’s TIme for the Great Cookie Exchange!!

Cookies, cookies, cookies!! It’s a cookie exchange! Here is the place to find some recipes for cookies and to share your own amazing ideas –  Cookies aren’t just for Christmas you know – Cookies have been around for centuries. The … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #396

I’m so excited for Christmas. Been puttering around putting out decorations and making my front porch a winter haven for bird watching. The season was kicked off with the Trans-siberian Orchestra concert and they certainly did not disappoint. It was … Continue reading

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Maple Roasted Carrots

I wanted to make a vegetable dish for Thanksgiving that wasn’t the same old standby. I love roasted carrots and the sweetness of maple syrup just goes with them. A little bit of balsamic vinegar adds a rich brightness and … Continue reading

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Tofu Tacos – Smoked and served with Chipotle Crema

As we try to eat more plant based foods, I’m continually running ideas through my head. I love smoked foods and the smoky taste of chipotles. So why not smoke some tofu? You don’t need a big smoker – I … Continue reading

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