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  • Food

    Guacamole for One, Summer & Sows

    Guacamole is an art. Or at least I thought so, before I realized it is the easiest thing to make, EVER. I wasn’t sure I could make fresh-guac as tasty in my…

  • Food

    Simple Strawberry Shortcake

    Simple Strawberry Shortcake combines the richness of a super easy biscuit, the tart sweetness of summer strawberries and the cool decadence of real whipped cream into one fine dessert. Best part? You…

  • Farm Life, Pigs

    Tuffy Pig

    This week we’ve had some ups and downs in the barn. Before I go into that, I want to clarify the situation we’re going to discuss. The following story relates to the…

  • Dessert, Snack

    Piglets & Easy Monster Bars

    There’s no doubt that a quick and easy bar recipes are tops on the list of my followers. Consistently, recipes like my sister’s Dutch Letter Bars make their way to the top of my ‘most loved’…

  • Food & Swine

    Snowball Cookies & Sows

    Russian Tea Cookies, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Snowball Cookies… they are one in the same. An old fashioned, tender little cookie that is quick to pull together and bake. My Grandma always made these when we…

  • Food & Swine

    good girl diamond

    Much to our surprise and delight this morning upon early chores it was discovered that Diamond had pigged.  She is the York gilt we kept (a few litters back) out of our beloved…