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    Chocolate Buttermilk Sheet Cake

    I’m sure you’ve heard of “Texas Sheet Cake” before, and it is likely one of those nostalgic desserts you grew up eating. What I don’t understand is how on Earth people gave…

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    Farm Life, Food

    Pesto Burgers & New Pigs

    Simple recipes are usually my favorite recipes and any way I can spice up the summertime grilling routine, I do. Pesto burgers came to mind when I was psychotically searching my refrigerator for…

  • LemonSupremePie

    Lemon Supreme Pie

    Summer is finally here. And it is already going too fast. Now that I have a school-aged child, summer for me didn’t start until June 3. (Her last day was June 2.)…

  • Sea Salt Chocolate Picnic Bars

    Sea Salt and Chocolate Picnic Bars

    Bars. The most frequent-ed recipes on my blog are recipes for bars. I recently realized I’ve never shared one of my most coveted, tested bar recipes. Silly. I should have shared this…

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    Lemon Meringue Pie, When Pigs Fly

    Let’s face it, sometimes a person just can’t get enough PIE. I love a good challenge in the kitchen and honestly, there aren’t many bakers that have their meringue-game ‘in the bag’.…

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    Farmhouse Buttermilk Loaves

    Baking bread is truly my favorite thing to do. Regardless of how many loaves of bread I bake, I always feel like a magician when I pull the freshly baked bread from…

  • Classic Apple Pie

    Classic Apple Pie on The Big Show

    Today I’m SO excited to be on “The Big Show” (for those of you not around my neck of the woods, that’s our local AM-Farm Show on 1040AM: WHO Radio). As you…

  • 013

    Drake’s 2nd Cake & Being There

    This past Thursday, my nephew Drake would have turned two years old. The loss of that baby boy turned my safe little world upside down and rocked me in ways I didn’t…

  • PieLatticeCrust

    Amy’s Pie

    “We must have pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of pie.”  –  David Mamet | I had the privilege of hosting some of the North Iowa Bloggers in my home for…

  • Ribeye.Steak

    Cast Iron Ribeye Steaks

    RIBEYE: Mouth watering, tender, well-marbled beef. Make it right, and you’ll never long for anything again. Ribeye steaks are the king of beef, if you ask me, and if you are preparing…