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TJ Abatelli
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Enjoying life with friends, family and travel.
Enjoying life with friends, family and travel.

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Pumpkin Muffins
It's pumpkin season!  You can see everything pumpkin at every grocery store.  So here is my contribution to pumpkin season....pumpkin muffins.  These are based off the recipe in The Natural Cook by Tom Hunt.  They are flavorful and moist...the only bad part...

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Roll out cookies for any occasion.

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Sugar Cookie Rollouts
This is the best recipe for sugar cookies I have found.  It is the one my grandma, aunt and mom all use when they bake rollouts.  Here are some photos . I have a ton of different cookie cutters, so I make these cookies throughout the year.  Not only is the ...

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Blackberry Muffins
I like to collect berries whenever I can find them in good condition and on sale.  I freeze them for future use, which works out great when I have them throughout part of the winter as it brings back memories of the warm weather that brings so many good fru...

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Make your own apple fritters!

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Apple Fritters
Recently, since I have had more time, I have been reading more cookbooks.  Also, I have been craving something fried.  So bring the two together and  you have apple fritters.  This is a bit odd for me to make since I don't like cooked apples, but the apples...

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New idea for a filling wholesome breakfast.

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Grains, Greens and Scrambled Eggs
Since I have been on my farro kick all summer, I have made this greens and grains dish many times for breakfast throughout the summer.  It started out to be a cooler summer, so a nice warm dish which comes together so quickly was just what I was craving man...

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Blueberry Breakfast Bars
I love fruit, but one of the most versatile fruits that I love are blueberries.  They are sweet and are easy to freeze.  In fact, I stock up in summer so I can use them all winter long.  This recipe using blueberries is adapted from Whole Grain Mornings.  I...

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Pesto Stuffed Flank Steak
I am not a big meat eater, though at times the mood strikes me for a really good steak.  This recipe is for a grilled flank steak which is perfect for summer, particularly because it is stuffed with basil and parsley which are in season in your own back yar...
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