Chili for everyone!

By: Leanne Ely There is something extremely satisfying about making a big pot of chili for your family on a cool day. I find it as enjoyable to make chili for dinner as I do sitting down and eating that chili. There’s just something about putting all those simple ingredients of vegetables and spices together, in a combination you know …

It’s always time for winter squash!

Tricks, tips and a Recipe It’s always time for winter squash! By: Leanne Ely It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Today’s focus is on: WINTER SQUASH There are two kinds of squash: winter squash and summer …

Lobster love

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Tricks, Tips and a Recipe Lobster love By: Leanne Ely It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Today’s Focus is on LOBSTER Once upon a time in the mid-nineteenth century, lobsters were dirt cheap. These tasty crustaceans …

stew

Something to stew over

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Dinner Diva Something to stew over By: Leanne Ely I recently wrote blog posts teaching you how to braise and how to sear. So it just occurred to me that I should go ahead and combine the two and tell y’all about how to stew. What hits the spot on a cold day better than a nice steamy hot bowl …

All about Allspice!

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Tricks, Tips and a Recipe All about Allspice! By: Leanne Ely It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Don’t forget tomorrow is the radio show, Saving Dinner with the Dinner Diva! The show is on every Wednesday …

The hourglass-shaped winter squash, in a (butter)nut shell

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Tricks, Tips and a Recipe The hourglass-shaped winter squash, in a (butter)nut shell By: Leanne Ely It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Don’t forget tomorrow is the radio show, Saving Dinner with the Dinner Diva! The …

Cooking Without a Recipe

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Healthy Foods Cooking Without a Recipe by Leanne Ely, CNC I want to teach you how to cook without a recipe. Yes, without a recipe! You see food preparation and cooking has to do with ingredients being put together in such a way that a dish magically appears. You don’t have to follow a recipe to get these kinds of …

The Threat of Tomatoes

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It’s starting. The tomatoes are mutating and producing more and more of their progeny on a daily basis! I cannot keep up; I’m gasping for breath due to endless picking. They’re replicating, sprouting new plants—it’s the Volunteer Garden Invasion! If there is one thing I know about tomatoes, it is they are prolific. Right after the first few get ripe, …