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Flour Sack Mama’s Fresh Pick Southern Sandwich: Recipe and Mezzetta Giveaway

What does your favorite sandwich say about your picnic table?  My entry for the Mezzetta Make That Sandwich contest says, “Southern garden tradition with savory flare!”  I’m calling it Flour Sack Mama’s Fresh Pick Southern Sandwich.  We started with fresh ingredients from our organic family garden, then we teamed them up with three Mezzetta Brand […]

Continue Reading By on August 3, 2013 in cooking, eating better, garden, green, home, sustainable, vegetables

Flour Sack Mama’s Carrot-Coconut Muffin Recipe

*This post contains affiliate links. Did you know June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month?  The beginning of summer, when gardens and farmers’ markets are bursting with freshness, is the ideal time to appreciate the goodness of real, wholesome foods! I’m raising my kids to appreciate the simple taste of foods like organic carrot […]

Continue Reading By on June 15, 2013 in baking, cooking, food, green, organic, parenting, sustainable, vegetables, with our own hands, yogurt

Frugal Harvest of Rich Garden Greens

Kale has been the garden green that keeps on giving in our little kitchen garden.  I noticed it’s one of the “rich food” examples of green vegetables listed in Rich Food, Poor Food, which I recently reviewed and am giving away.  What a nice bonus that our family doesn’t even have to spend anything on […]

Continue Reading By on April 10, 2013 in agriculture, cooking, eating better, family, food, frugal, garden, green, health, organic, outdoors

Kosher Comfort Food for Hanukkah

Could you imagine a major faith celebration without food?  At sundown before this first day of Hanukkah, observers of the Jewish faith sit down for a meal that might include popular latkes or potato cakes, brisket, and sufganiyot (SOOF-gan-eh-YOTE) or jelly donuts.  The eight-day festival of lights and religious freedom will culminate with feasts at […]

Continue Reading By on December 9, 2012 in cooking, faith, food, holidays