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Navy ‘n French Green Bean Soup

Ed Note: I made this soup last night to serve at Mentoring Moms. It smelled as good as turkey baking in the oven according to my daughter.

Used by Permission from Soups and Muffins by Sue Gregg

Makes 8 Servings

Soak beans in water during the day or overnight:

8 cups water 2 cups navy […]

Roasted Tomato Sauce

Do you need a really easy way to use up a bunch of tomatoes? My friend Jodie just told me how to make up some tomato sauce that I think is delicious and easy.

All you need to do is slice end-of-the-season-very ripe-tomatoes that need to be used up, into 1/2″ thick slices. Place them […]

Pesto Pasta Power

A few weeks ago, I introduced my latest ebook, Value Meals for Busy Moms. Getting that book published inspired me to start making simpler meals, meals concocted by using what is in my hand. What I mean, I am using whatever is in my cupboard, leftover in my refrigerator, ripe in the garden garden, or […]

Turkey Leftover Recipes


With all those delicious turkey leftovers, here are a few recipes we look forward to each year after Thanksgiving!!! This is absolutely the best part of Thanksgiving.


My friend, Debi Nancarrow, shared this recipe with me in 1985 that had become not only a family favorite of theirs but also […]

Honey Glazed Chicken, a family favorite

Ed Note: It turns out that one of our family favorite recipes, Honey Glazed Chicken, was a hit in Iraq. Here is an update from my oldest daughter Laura, who is currently serving in a Christian School in the Kurdish area of Iraq. Read on:

Dear Mommy,

Oh, I forgot to tell you- I made […]

Baking Testimonials, comments, questions.

Today I sent out an email entitled, “Is baking bread and storing grain economical?”

I received many interesting responses you might enjoy reading through:

<<<By the way, I share your bread recipe(Marilyn’s Famous Whole Wheat Bread Recipe) with everyone that I know that buys a Zojirushi bread machine. It’s far better than the one in […]


The ordering deadline for the next Denver area grain sale will be October 25. Unfortunately, that means there is not time for brochures to be mailed out and I am depending on YOU to spread the news to interested friends and family by word of mouth. Please TELL all your friends who may be interested […]

Fresh and Wyld Farmhouse Inn & Gardens

AKA The Farmhouse, Paonia, Colorado

Great recipes for using seasonal veggies like Chard, Kale, Corn, and Zucchini follow:

The following recipes are courtesy of renowned Aspen Chef Dava Parr (Paonia, resident). Chef Dava was pleased to share her delicious recipes with us and The Rocket (also known […]

Easy Economical Vegetarian Main Dishes

Last week I printed the testimonial about a “poor” woman raised in a large family of 12 children who were fed beans, cornbread, and greens two meals a day most of the year. In her adult life, the doctors, and particularly the dentist, pronounced her extremely healthy.

I’ll admit it; at times I hesitate to […]

Hot Cross Buns

Remember the children’s nursery rhyme that goes as follows?

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny two a penny – Hot cross buns If you have no daughters, give them to your sons One a penny two a penny – Hot cross buns

Hot cross buns were sold in the street to the […]


I mentioned that we had Mentoring Moms on Monday. It was my turn to teach so I talked about freezer meals and different ways to get your freezer stocked without spending from morning till night and getting exhausted.

As a group we made a giant batch of Chicken Pot Pie. Everyone got a small casserole […]

Chili Chasing Chili Recipes

It’s not expected to get above freezing for about a week. We need something to warm up with, so I gathered my Chili Recipe collection to share with you.

Colorado White Chili A healthy, mouth-watering meal sure to bring raves; a great alternative to traditional chili from Don’t Panic Dinner’s in the Freezer by […]

Bread Baking Problems and Solutions

Bread Baking Problems and Solutions – Here are pictures of bread baked by me in our 8″ bread pans. It makes excellent sandwiches that hold together. I used Marilyn’s Famous Whole Wheat Bread Recipe.

Q. How do I get my bread to be suitable for making sandwiches?

A. There are three basic principles […]

Cold and Flu Remedies

When we get sick around here with the latest cold or flu we drink peppermint tea, ginger tea, and eat Mommy’s Homemade Chicken Soup for colds and flus. The chicken soup recipe is basically my very popular, Chicken Barley Soup recipe with extra garlic, cayenne, and ginger to get the lymph glands flowing! I use […]