Monthly Archive: August 2010

Fresh Peach – Date Chutney & Katy Update

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I made it to the Farmer’s Market today and sadly I had to go with out Katy, my favorite shopping partner! We received an email from her this morning and she arrived in Spain safely and with all of her luggage! She was one of the last to board the plane and there was no over head …

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Peach-Date Chutney

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Peaches, dates and red pepper flakes cook in the slow cooker and make your kitchen smell like heaven. Peach – Date Chutney 5 large peaches, peeled, pitted and chopped 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates 0r substitute raisins, craisins or dried cherries 2 tablespoons minced onion 1/2 cup packed brown sugar (or a little less) 1/4 …

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Saying Adios Is Difficult

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  It’s official Katy is off to Spain today! The adventure of a lifetime has begun. She made me that purple folder and filled it with all the information she thought I might need about her study abroad program. She is very organized that way – great skills for the future teacher she desires to …

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Caramelized Plantains For Dessert

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Happy Saturday. We are having a unseasonably cool day here and it is prefect in my opinion. I actually got cold on my morning walk! Katy is mostly packed and she did decided on paying extra and taking two suitcases. It is hard to pack for 10 months in just one suitcase! We take her …

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Caramelized Sweet Ripe Plantains

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Plantains look a lot like a banana but tend to be firmer and lower in sugar content than bananas. Bananas are most often eaten raw, while plantains usually require cooking. Plantains are used either when green or under-ripe when they are more starchy and less sweet or overripe at the peak of sweetness. Plantains are a …

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