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September 10, 2014
The tomatoes are abundant. Last night was chilly. I made soup! This tomato basil soup is a wonderful way to use up your garden tomatoes. It also freezes well for later when you want to snuggle up with a bowl full of soup, a nice grilled cheese sandwich, and fuzzy slippers.Read moreCreamy Tomato Basil Soup

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September 3, 2014
Black Candy Apples As the arrival of fall nears, we begin to think about the delicious treats of autumn. In our house, apple picking and candy apples go hand in hand. This year, I decided to put a twist on traditional and make spooky apples. I turned our traditional red candy apples into spooky black…

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August 22, 2014
This week I was invited by Williams-Sonoma to participate in Juice Week and share one of my favorite juice recipe. A huge inspiration for my love of juicing comes from the local harvests around us on Cape Cod. Whether from our local farmer’s market or fresh from our garden and berry patch my family regularly enjoys…

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August 13, 2014
Overnight, it seems we are pulling cucumbers out by the dozen these days. That can only mean one thing, it’s pickle making season here at Tilly’s Nest. I love to make these simple refrigerator dill  pickles. There is no canning or hot water bath to immerse these babies in. Simply wash your jars and lids…

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August 6, 2014
Galettes are delicious. They are also incredibly versatile and can be filled with meats, cheeses, vegetables, and fruits. Right now berries are plentiful and we had a surplus of strawberries and blueberries. Today, the youngest one and I made an improvised galette. This dish is so simple to make and it comes together in no…

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August 1, 2014
I love to make fresh chimichurri sauce with herbs from the garden. When I lived in Los Angeles, I first discovered chimichurri at a sweet restaurant my college roommates and I used to frequent in Brentwood. We’d put it on everything- bread, chicken, and steak. We could not get enough.Read moreChimichurri Quiche with Fresh Garden…

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April 21, 2014
I love a good grilled cheese and tomato sandwich. I love it even more when it is accompanied with a fried egg! I added a bit of fresh herbs to this sandwich to take it to the next level. I think you’ll agree, it’s a good one.Read moreGrilled Cheese Sandwich with a Twist

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March 28, 2014
Finally, the chickens have returned to laying eggs on a regular basis. This is how I know spring is surely here! This week I found myself needing to use up eggs. My all time favorite way to use up eggs is to make quiche. Try serving this lighter variety quiche with a salad or a…

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February 10, 2014
I’ve been under the weather this past week and trying to resume eating. I haven’t really eaten anything in days and have decided to ease back into it with soups. I have always loved soups and this past week, I was inspired by Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers’ link up to…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.