Gas Grill Roasted Sweet Corn on the Cob

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A Tale of Two Grill Roasted Sweet Corn Recipes Our whole family loves  sweet corn and summer is definitely the season when sweet corn is at its best.  Fresh sweet corn - the fresher the better -is deliciously sweet and tasty.  It is said that the fresher the corn on the cob, the better.   The old adage is to pick your corn and run to an already boiling pot of water to cook … [Read more...]

Best Zucchini Fritters with Dill and Chive Sour Cream Sauce Recipe

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Another recipe to get the family to eat zucchini! Zucchini...........I am always looking for new  recipes for it this time of the year.  Our garden is bursting with zucchini! Everybody's garden is bursting with huge baseball bat sized squash! There is always someone dropping by trying to give me a bag of zucchini.  It has to be the most prolific vegetable there is. Thank … [Read more...]

Best Grilled Chicken Marinade – Grillin’ can be thrillin’ and easy!

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Best Grilled Chicken Marinade - and its easy! It's summer and grilled chicken is something I like to a lot of because it's tasty, doesn't heat up my kitchen, and it's not beef or pork.  Don't get me wrong! I love red meat but I try to limit it because both Bill and I have health issues that dictate that we be careful of our dietary cholesterol.  I'm not  a health-nut and will … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna – a healthy crock-pot recipe

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Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna fills your Crock-Pot with healthy goodness! Lately, I am working on some healthy alternatives to some of my old favorite foods.  Lasagna has always been an ultimate comfort food for me.   I was very guilty of loading it up with lots of calories and fat.  But this Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna has all the tasty, cheesy goodness of lasagna but … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Curried Carrot Soup

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Easy to grow! Tasty to eat! Slow Cooker Curried Carrot Soup reaps the harvest rewards... Carrots are a huge favorite vegetable in the Thompson family.  In fact, they are at the top of everyone's list so when we plant our garden in the spring they are always guaranteed a large section of the garden. With proper soil, they are quite easy to cultivate and they store well whether … [Read more...]