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  • Food & Swine

    Perfect Lard Pastry & Pear Pie

    I couldn’t call this blog Food & Swine without giving you a fabulous recipe for Perfect Lard Pie Crust and a recipe for my favorite pie. Lard is my second favorite ‘pork product’…

  • Food & Swine

    Peanut Brittle

    Old Fashioned Peanut Brittle is one of my husband’s favorite Christmastime treats. I should have named it Mike’s Christmas Crack, but that name is terrible for oh-so-many dang reasons so we will stick…

  • Food & Swine

    Gift Ideas

    When entering the time of year when gift giving is high I knew I should put together a “Baker’s Gift List”.  The stress of ‘giving’ these days is quite traumatic to some.…