Things I Learned from Alton Brown

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I love making food, especially this time of year.  It’s a time when vacation gives me the opportunity to spend as much of the day as I want in the kitchen, and no one complains that I want to use … Continue reading

Fair Foods

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It’s getting close to fair time again here.  That means it’s time for me to decide what types of foods I’m going to make for open class at the Gibson County Fair.  There hasn’t been a year that I’ve not … Continue reading

Country Wining and Dining

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This week, I’m taking a look at Chapter 6 of Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life.  Chapter 6 is all about Country Wining and Dining.  Needless to say, I was super excited about this chapter because … Continue reading

Homemade Jellies

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I hope everyone out there had a great Christmas!  I certainly did.  I got tons of awesome things, but it’s not fair to get gifts and not give some in return.  My favorite gifts to give is home canned goods. … Continue reading

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

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In case you haven’t had a chance to see it, I have posted a recipe for chicken and gnocchi soup over in my recipe collection.  I made myself a batch today, and it was amazing! I did have to buy … Continue reading

Thrift Find!

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I love stopping by the local thrift stores, antique malls, and flea markets.  I really enjoy the prospect of going into a place and finding that one thing (or 12) that I didn’t know I needed.  Yesterday, I stopped by … Continue reading

Wee Bit Week 5

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It’s Wednesday already… and time for another installment of Wee Bit Wednesday!  Topics for today include: milking cows, alarm clocks and bad cooking. {one} have you ever milked a cow or a goat? It has been quite a while, but … Continue reading

Zucchini Bread

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My husband and I have a garden, but this is our first year to grow zucchini.  It’s not quite ready yet, but I wanted to try my zucchini bread recipe before we started getting a bunch ready in the garden.  … Continue reading