Monthly Archives October 2016

Printable Bean Soup Recipe

Categories: Printable Recipes.

With the print friendly option you can choose how much or how little you want to print, just mouse over the text for the option to delete. Images can be included or not. Bean Soup Recipe by Stephanie Rose of Garden Therapy, originally in her ebook, Homemade Gifts from the Kitchen Makes 2  jars (500ml each) Ingredients ½ cup red lentils ½ cup great northern beans ½ cup red kidney beans ½ cup black turtle beans ½ cup split green peas ½ cup green lentils Spice Mix: 2 tbsp dried basil 2 tbsp dried parsley 2 tbsp dehydrated onion 1
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Printable Green Pea Soup Recipe

Categories: Printable Recipes and Recipes.

Green Pea Soup The recipe was in The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of green split peas 1 medium onion, 1 medium carrot, 2 tbsp grated ginger, 1 stalk  celery, 1 tbsp ground cumin, 1 tbsp ground coriander, 5 cups vegetable stock, 2 cups of frozen peas. Soak the split peas in cold water for 2 hours, then drain and rinse well. Lightly pan fry the onion, celery and carrot in a little bit of olive oil for about 3 minutes until soft but not brown.  Stir in the cumin, coriander and ginger and cook about another minute.
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How to Make Shell Candles

Categories: Collections, Nature Crafts, and Whimsy.

Who can resist picking up shells while at the beach?  I know I can’t and have accumulated quite a lot over the years of collecting.   Then comes the question of what to do with them? On our numerous visits to British Columbia I’ve been a shell collector while walking along the gorgeous beaches.  The shells in the top left photo didn’t come from BC but were either from garage sales or from gifts from friends from their vacations.  The broken ones get tossed back and only the whole ones get saved. This year I’m trying to use the shells
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Printable Leek & Potato Soup Recipe

Categories: Printable Recipes and Recipes.

With the print friendly option you can choose how many of these images you want to print, just mouse over for the option to delete. Leek & Potato Soup from craftygardener.ca  http://www.craftygardener.ca Ingredients: 300 grams leeks, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced 300 grams potatoes, peeled and diced 3 cups of water 2 cups milk salt and pepper to your taste, stock cubes are optional, or you can replace some of the water with ready made stock Directions: Melt some butter in a pan and add leeks and celery and seasoning if you
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A Long Ways From Home

Categories: Books.

The fifth book in the Sgt. Windlfower mystery series by Mike Martin, was waiting for me when we got back from British Columbia at the end of September.   This well written series is set in Newfoundland, Canada and Windflower is a sergeant with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). He is a Cree from Alberta who is stationed in Grand Bank, Newfoundland.  In this book, A Long Ways From Home, he is doing police work all over the province in solving the mystery of some deaths related to a biker gang, the Bacchus motorcycle group.  His fiancee, SheilaHillier, is running
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