The Secret to Quick Meals on Busy Nights

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You know when you have a way to save time in the kitchen, but don’t yell it from the the mountaintops because you think your friends already know it? Well, that happened to me recently. A few of us were sitting around when one of my friends said “Thank goodness someone told me about Leah’s… 

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My food tribute to Leontien

Bastiaan and Leontien

I know a lot of you have followed along with Leontien’s blog. I guess a day doesn’t go by that quite a few of us farmwives and friends pause to pray for her. Think of her. Text her. Smile about the gift she has been to us. I know sometimes we have all felt helpless… 

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Power to the L – Love for Leontien


Cancer sucks. It has taken so many people too early in their lives. I am sure everyone has been touched by cancer through friends or family. And now cancer is hitting close to home again for one of our Real Farmwives and Friends. I met Leontien after she moved to Indiana from the Netherlands to follow her… 

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Gooseberry Patch Farmers’ Market Favorites Cookbook Giveaway!

I know you have been drooling over my creations from the Farmers’ Market Favorites Cookbook that Gooseberry Patch gave to me to make 10 recipes out of a few months ago. Recipes like Bruschetta Pizza. Source: via Leah on Pinterest Or the Quick & Easy Veggies Salad. Source: via Leah on Pinterest Then… 

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Crispy Zucchini Fritters – Gooseberry Patch Recipe #10!

These pretty little crispy zucchini fritters are the tenth and final recipe out of the Gooseberry Patch Farmers’ Market Favorites Cookbook in the Real Farmwives in the kitchen project. And boy did we end with a great recipe! I started with four medium zucchinis that I shredded in my food processor. I then put it… 

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Fabulous Zucchini Brownies: Iron Chef King Arthur Flour Meets Gooseberry Patch Recipe #9


While the heat is scorching a lot of plants, the prolific zucchini is holding is still multiplying like mad. So, when Ott, A over a Latte with Ott, A announced her King Arthur’s Flour Iron Chef Challenge I knew I would be able to combine the two. And to my joy I found a Fabulous Zucchini Brownie recipe… 

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