how the brewery saved my kitchen

More than 50 years I’ve been baking breads and NOW you tell me this?!!! It was fifth grade when, for one day, mother walked away from the kitchen to let me make my very own first loaves of bread for my History Class Project. Oh yes, I was ready to impress my classmates how the…

PIZZA – your best dough EVER

THREE YEARS NOW, I have self studied to master artisan pizza, pretzels, and bagels. THEN TODAY I GET THIS E-MAIL LINKED HEREand a ton of pictures from my baking supplier King Arthur: Note: Since the first posting I have also learned that when your dough is ready to form into pizzas, enough flour on the…

“Tempe” shares treats with mom

ALERT: It is important the peanut butter you use is natural and that there is NO XYLITOL in the ingredients as it is deadly to dogs/pets. 1 medium Yam (or 4 medium carrots) 1/2 c. Peanut Butter 1/2 c. Liquid from cooked yam/carrots 2 c. Gluten free baking flour (likes “Red Mill” baking flour) 2…

“Thieves” concentrated household cleaner

It surely is a lifestyle, right?! KNOWING there are no chemical residues for little fingers or little paws to sniff and lick! Thieves Household Cleaner was another recent free-with-purchase item and had folks asking how to use! I just pumped a couple squirts undiluted directly onto hard floors and all around the gas stovetop; can’t…

gary young, a smile wearing boots

Mending a broken heart. Then this reminder that laugher is just waiting for us to let it fly! Oh my, our Gary was always another laugh waiting to happen…. here at the farm he’s torn between helping me out of the water, or pushing me in. He pushed!     😊 Last week’s post from…

passion in the kitchen

Chocolate Covered Raspberries!! My favorite I learned from Godiva years ago. But they were seasonal and my craving is not 😉 State Fruit Chocolate-Covered Strawberries pictured here are recommended as one of Amazon’s top gift choices. If you’re like me though, it’s quite sexy stirring melted chocolate and dipping favorite fruits you’ve handpicked with loving intention….