Archive for July, 2016

Easy Pickled Jalapeños 

New to my vegetable garden this year are those jalapeño peppers. I had to find a way to use up those hot peppers and pickling them is a good way to use them all up.
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Double Chocolate Squash Muffins

This year, I’m growing yellow squash and green zucchinis in my organic vegetable garden. Needless to say there’s an abundance and I find myself trying to use squash up almost every day.

These muffins are divine especially if you’re a chocolate lover. You cannot even tell there’s squash in it. My kids gobble it up and they don’t even realize there’s a vegetable in it. 😁

This recipe makes 12 muffins.

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Russian Porcupine Meatballs

This is one of my favorite comfort foods. The sauce that goes with this is to die for. They’re called porcupine meatballs (тетфтели ежики – tefteli ezhiki) because of the rice that is in them. They stick out like quills sometimes.

We tend to have the meatballs and the sauce over macaroni. My family soaks up the remaining sauce on the plate with a piece of bread because it is that scrumptious!

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