Asparagus with Tomatoes

This is a delicious way to take advantage of early spring’s flavorful asparagus. A great dish to accompany large, busy meals, as most of the work can be done ahead of time and the asparagus reheated with the tomatoes and garlic at the last minute while the roast (or whatever else) is resting. Also a …

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Mexican Cucumber and Carrot Salad

Great as an afternoon snack, especially during the summertime! May be refrigerated overnight. You will need: 1 cucumber, sliced 1 (8 ounce) package baby carrots 1 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste Instructions: Combine the cucumber, baby carrots, lime juice, chili powder, salt, and …

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German Rye Bread

Nothing smells better than home-baked bread–this is a hearty bread, great with mustard, corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut. You will need: 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast ½ cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 ½ cups lukewarm milk 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup molasses 2 tablespoons butter …

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