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Crazy Cucumber Snake

Everybody likes to eat fun-looking foods, right? This Crazy Cucumber Snake was in Family Fun magazine this month, and I wanted to share it with you. Perfect for summer veggies from the garden, the snake is easy to put together. Would your kids eat a cucumber snake? Grace will, as long as she has something to dip the pieces in. Print Recipe Crazy Cucumber Snake Servings Ingredients cucumberBlack olivered pepperHummus or dip Servings Ingredients cucumberBlack olivered pepperHummus or dip Instructions Peel thin strips of the cucumber’s skin to make stripes on the outside. Cut the cucumber into half-rounds and arrange … Read more

Homemade Chicken and Mushroom Stromboli

We have a local pizza joint that makes the most delicious deluxe chicken stromboli ever. It’s just fabulous. At one point, Joe and I were ordering the deluxe stromboli a few times a month, and we sat down to figure out how much it would cost to make the same stromboli at home. It turns out that we could make 4 of them for the price of 1 take out stromboli, so we came up with a plan to make it ourselves. It’s not exactly the same, but it’s close enough to pass. We like it a lot. I like … Read more

Quick and Easy Homemade Stir Fry

Summer is quickly approaching, and the Feels like Home family is gearing up for the glut of fresh vegetables that will soon inundate our kitchen, dining room, patio, and back yard. Joe and I have been discussing our summer plans. We are going to minimize our dependence on grocery stores in favor of smaller, more local, and more sustainable options. We’re also going to decrease our meat intake, instead focusing on the wealth of summer veggies. Joe suggested a summer stir fry like the one we had for dinner tonight. I could eat this (or some variation of it) every … Read more