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Instant Pot Applesauce

We had an abundant harvest of apples this year. Our young orchard (planted 7 years ago) produced the best apples we have ever had in addition to our more mature tree. Every year I can as much applesauce as I can depending on the harvest. I think it is safe to say that this year’s […]

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Banana Pecan Pancakes with Buttermilk Syrup

We have pancakes nearly every Friday and we love to mix it up. This recipe is very versatile. I added bananas and chopped pecans this week but you could add blueberries, chocolate chips, strawberries, bacon crumbles or anything you like to make it your own. When I was a little girl my dad would make […]

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Breakfast Cookies!

  Do you need a breakfast recipe that is quick, portable and adaptable to what you have in the pantry? Then this recipe is perfect for you! It doesn’t even require any special equipment. Any of my kids over the age of 8 can even make it! I like to mix it up with a […]

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Instant Pot

Have you heard of the lastest craze in the appliance arena? Instant Pots! It is like having 6 appliances in one! It can Saute, Steam, Cook Rice, Slow Cook, Pressure Cook, Make Yogurt with just the touch of a couple buttons! It even has a delay setting and a keep warm setting. I purchased an Instant […]

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Going Back to the Basics

I have found that whenever I get off track in my life I can get back where I need to be by getting back to the basics. Our daily bread recipe is the one I turn to when I want to get back to baking. I have made it so many times that it is […]

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30 Days of Baking

Ah! November is here! I just love fall! The beautiful colors of the changing leaves and the cooler temperatures that make starting a fire in the woodstove so cozy. And after a hot summer there is nothing I like better than to get back to baking! Large loaves of whole wheat sandwich bread, sweet loaves […]

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Blackberry Dutch Babies

One of our go to breakfast dishes is Dutch Babies. I think I first heard of such a dish from Kim of Large Family Logistics. It really goes by a lot of names: Oven Pancakes, Dutch Puff, Dutch Babies and probably more. The recipe is also pretty similar to the raspberry custard cake from The […]

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Wheat Crackers

I’ve been tweaking a cracker recipe for quite some time and I think I finally found the perfect one for our family! Ingredients: 2 Cups whole wheat flour (freshly ground) 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Preheat the oven to 375 […]

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Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

  We love REAL lemonade! No powder substitute for me. Please give me the real stuff! And if you are looking for an alternative to gatorade just add a little salt and some calcium powder and you can be refreshed with electrolytes without any corn syrup or other nasty chemicals! To make fresh lemonade you […]

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Lemon Curd

  What is lemon curd? Think of a lemon meringue pie. The lemony part at the bottom is very much like lemon curd except that you can spread it on piece of toast, serve it on pancakes, mix into some yogurt, or top ice cream with it. In the store a little 4-6 ounce jar […]

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