It’s been chilly out for the last couple weeks, which by itself is quite lovely.¬† The leaves are starting to change, and I can make pumpkin flavored anything without people looking at me weird. The one bad thing about this time of year is that¬† even though it can get quite cold in the house,…

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A recipe from Taste of Home magazine, these delicious bars, with their flaky crust and scrumptious fruit filling, are the perfect way to serve apple pie to a crowd. Ingredients: Dough 4 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 c. shortening 4 egg yolks 2 T lemon juice 8-10 T cold…

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This week we will be discussing Plant a Seed, chapter #4 of Julia Rothman’s book, Farm Anatomy.  This particular chapter covers quite a bit of plant related material including: Average frost dates Vegetable anatomy Squash varieties Build a bean teepee Dry bean varieties Pepper varieties Tater Tower 4 ways to grow tomatoes Tomato varieties How…

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