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A Father’s Day Feast

My sweetie’s dad was coming over for a Father’s Day meal, so I wanted to try to cook something special yesterday. It took me a little while to figure out my menu but at the end of the day it worked beautifully. In fact I got praise from both “men in my life” that it was one of my best meals to date, from start to finish!

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Parsnip and Turnip Winter Stew

Parsnip and Turnip Winter Stew

Parsnip and Turnip Winter StewVegetable soups and stews can make for very satisfying home-cooked meals, even in the winter months when fresh produce is not as readily available as in the spring or summertime. Winter is a perfect season to enjoy hearty root vegetables like parsnips and turnips, often overlooked yet full of nutrition and great taste.

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New kitchen tech and winter recipes…

Right before Christmas, my GE Spacemaker XL1800 Microwave – let’s make note that this model was only about 6 years old and top-of-the-line at the time – completely gave up the ghost. It would act like it was running but no longer heat anything, a fault which, upon reading numerous on-line reviews, seemed to be a commonly reported problem with this model after 5-6 years of use. Lovely!

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