Homemade Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes Recipe

How to Make Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes

How to Make Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes I ventured into canning my own spaghetti sauce this summer. I wanted to use what I grew to create the perfect sauce. This is how to Make Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes. My recipe is similar to Connie's- although I cook mine in the crock-pot all day. My crock-pot yields 6 pints for canning. It is very easy to let it cook all day and then process in a water bath! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic ...

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Summer Squash Sauce Recipe

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Summer Squash Sauce Hopefully you are enjoying some fresh summer vegetables! Today we are giving you another squash recipe since they are the most abundant vegetable! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. During the summer months, I tend to make fresh vegetables the base for all my meals. Whatever meat accompanies the veggies is usually grilled or quickly sautéed. When veggies are at their freshest, they are the most tasty and nutritious. Summer Squash Sauce is particularly delicious and fresh ...

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Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Rhubarb Crumble Recipe I have never tried Rhubarb! After looking at Connie's recipe, I am tempted. I just love crisps or crumbles- my favorite dessert! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Rhubarb is a tart vegetable, so it is often misunderstood. It looks like reddish-colored celery and is optimum in the spring and early summer. The thin-skinned stalk should be no thicker than your thumb. Because of rhubarb’s tartness, recipes usually call ...

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Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup Recipe I love asparagus! As Connie notes, asparagus can be used in a number of ways. Last week I served a delicious hors d'oeuvre; bacon wrapped asparagus. It was full of calories, but oh so good! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Spring has sprung…and fresh spring vegetables are beginning to show up in the grocery stores and at farmers’ markets. One of the first vegetables to make a spring appearance is asparagus. ...

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Add Some Zip to Your Hamburger: Caesar Burger Recipe

Summer Grilling Caeasar Burger Recipe

Summer is the season for grilling out, no doubt!  Hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, and watermelon will be served at picnics and family gatherings all summer long. While there is nothing like a good ole hamburger grilled over charcoal, there are a couple things you can do to spice up the original. The most basic trick is to add 1 T. Worcestershire sauce and 1 T. grill seasoning to 1 lb. ground beef before forming 4 patties. Always flavor your beef, then patty them, then refrigerate until ready ...

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Cooking with Connie: Slowcooker Pork Roast Recipe

Slowcooker Pork Roast Recipe Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Want an easy pork roast recipe?  All you need is your slow cooker and 4 ingredients! Simply sprinkle your 3- to 4-pound pork loin roast with salt and pepper.  Sear the roast on all sides over medium-high heat.  Slice an orange and arrange half of the slices in the bottom of the slow cooker.  Place seared roast on top of the orange slices.  Then, top the roast with ...

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Cooking with Connie: Taco Soup Recipe

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Taco Soup Recipe Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Taco Soup There are so many variations for Taco Soup.  My dear friend, Laura, introduced this recipe to me years ago as a quick convenience meal, made by opening seven cans, one envelope and combining the ingredients with browned ground beef.  Very, very easy……but full of sodium and MSG.  So, I tinkered with the recipe until I made it as cost-effective and healthy as possible.  ...

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Cooking with Connie: Sausage & Potato Slow Cooker Supper Recipe

Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! The busier life gets, the more I use my slow cooker.  I like meals that taste baked, but are actually made in the slow cooker which is a very easy method of cooking.  This casserole bakes slowly with very little moisture.  I was skeptical, at first, because this recipe didn’t call for any liquid in the slow cooker.  But, I gave it a try, and I’m so glad I did.  The edges browned beautifully giving the ...

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Cooking with Connie: Ribollita Recipe

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Ribollita Recipe Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes!   Ribollita is a hearty dish from Tuscany.   Classically, seasonal vegetables are used in this rustic dish.  It is a flavorful meal that is inexpensive to make since the ingredients are in season or available year-round.  But, substitutions are what make this dish your own unique creation.  If you don’t like kale, use Swiss chard, your favorite winter greens, or even ...

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Cooking with Connie: Cabbage & Kielbasa Slow Cooker Recipe

Cabbage & Kielbasa Slow Cooker Recipe Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Now that the holiday season is upon us, day-to-day life has become busy and suppertime sneaks up on me.  So, I’ve pulled out the slow cooker to make suppertime quick and easy.  When kielbasa or smoked sausage are on sale, I stock up and freeze.  Cabbage is an inexpensive vegetable year-round, but it is fresh and really cheap this time of year.  Frozen ...

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