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August 11, 2015
Some nights it’s just too hot to cook. I also don’t like to go to the grocery store in the summer. Instead, we tend to eat from our garden. A few nights ago I made a simple pasta salad for dinner. It hit the spot! Ingredients: 1 pound of cooked elbow macaroni 1//2 cup of …

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June 29, 2015
Summer time brings warm weather and that means eating plenty of cool foods in our household. One of my favorites is tabouli (or taboulli or taboulleh- depends who you talk to). This is my simple homemade tabouli recipe that is an easy salad and always a crowd pleaser.  I’m here to tell you that it …

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December 15, 2014
  Fudge is a holiday classic around here and we love to make during this time of year as gifts for friends and family treats. This recipe is easy and you can certainly substitute any type of chocolate chips. Try your own combinations including mint chips, butterscotch, semi-sweet chocolate and white chocolate. Our favorite is …

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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.  Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 …

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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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