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Canning Peaches

I just love canning! There is something so wonderful about seeing jars of fruits, jams, jellies and broth lining my shelf and it gives me such a sense of accomplishment! So much of my daily work is undone so quickly: laundry, cleaning and cooking meals that it can get discouraging but with canning a couple […]

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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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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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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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The Secret to the Best Chicken Stock

I have been making chicken stock for at least 10 years. It has been edible but best mixed into other things. Not really something you would want to just eat by itself. About a year ago I was talking to a friend about making stock. She had recently taken a cooking class from a French […]

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Meatballs

Ingredients 6 lbs ground beef (or a mixture I like to use 1 part beef, 1 part pork & 1 part venison) 2 cups bread crumbs 1 cup finely diced onions 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon garlic powder 2 cups tomato sauce 6 eggs Mix the ingredients together. Using a small scoop make meatballs and […]

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What is Investment Cooking?

Investment Cooking is a way of preparing meals by organizing your shopping, preparations and cooking in the most efficient way. You can simply double or triple the meal you are preparing for dinner tonight and put the other meal(s) in the freezer for another night. You can organize a cooking session based on a protein […]

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