Category Archives: Breakfast

Autumn Pear Crisp

OK, I’m just going to come clean right out of the gate. This recipe was a total accident, and the “crisp” part failed, but I didn’t know what else to call it. So, there you have it. On the upside, it … Continue reading

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Candied Ginger

For some reason—and I am not sure why— I have lots of this on hand. usually, I chop it up and put it in scones or muffins or pancakes with a handful of fresh cranberries. But it is too hot … Continue reading

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Bringing home the bacon *warning, graphic post*

I have to warn you now, there are some highly educational and definitely graphic photos in this post regarding piglet castration. Read at your own risk. Look what came to my house!

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Old Fashioned Rhubarb Coffee Cake

When ManSteak and I were about 3 months into dating each other we took a drive to Fargo, ND. It was winter, so ther roads were icy and there were deep drifts in the ditches. We came around a curve … Continue reading

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WOW these turned out cool.  I promise I didn’t mess with the color saturation when editing the photos.  The only change I made was brightening the picture, since I took it late at night and the lighting stunk. YAY for EASTER … Continue reading

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