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Helping hand.

Throughout this last month, I have been prepping and studying for school. It’s been a little hectic with it being my last semester, but i’m so close and very excited to be done. Wooh! After the holidays, working a lot, & studying I feel so tired and really need a pick me up so I…

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Summer…still

My peach tree usually ripens about the beginning of August. This year for some reason, it decided to ripen in the beginning of September. So even though kids are going back to school, we are celebrating summer. Because nothing says summer like grilled corn and ripe peaches off the tree.

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Cast Iron Sweet Potatoes

This post is apart of my other post “Friend’s Dinner.” I had my best friend and her husband come over when they were both not having a very good week and showed them that i cared the best way I could. Cooking. This dish that turns out delicious even if you do not put a…

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Dinner Braid

When I was younger, this meal was one of my favorites. There were a couple of different versions of it that only I liked. Being the picky eater that I was, it was just cheese… Still very delicious though. Carbs and cheese? What else is better? As I’ve gotten older, vegetables actually sound good to…

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The Versatile Cookie

A dessert that works for every occasion except a wedding, and perhaps even then?  The sugar cookie fits the bill.  Who doesn’t like a sugar cookie? They have cookie cutters of every shape and size.  So you can customize them for whatever holiday or occasion.  They do not require refrigeration or special packaging. Sugar cookies…

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Fig Cups

This appetizer was inspired by some fig and balsamic vinegar goat cheese.  I have a small fig tree that I absolutely love. It produces about 25 figs a year right now.  I’m hoping that it will continue to grow, but Iowa winters dictate that it comes inside.  Finding the space for a growing fig tree may not…

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San Francisco Sourdough

On our vacation to San Francisco we encountered the Boudin Sourdough Bread Company.  They have a walk through tour where you can watch them making and shaping the bread.  They also have a basket ride for their bread that travels the whole store and stops by the  counter for the attendant to restock.  Pretty clever I…

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