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Warm Spicy Apple Cider – On The Fire

Warm Spicy Apple Cider – On The Fire

Warm Spicy Apple Cider If you like a warm drink on a cool autumn or downright cold winter day, this Warm Spicy Apple Cider is for you. It’s great for tailgating, around the campfire and great with apple cider or molasses donuts. I can think of a dozen ways to enjoy this drink. Fill a Thermos to take apple picking, foraging, fishing or hunting. Turn it into an adult beverage with a shot and relax on a rainy evening or…

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe Salted caramel apple pie is my new go-to pie for potluck suppers, Thanksgiving dinner, having guests over, and girlfriends’ lunch when it’s my turn to host here on the homestead. Steve takes it to office luncheons.  This pie is rich, sweet and immensely satisfying so you might consider a smaller-than-usual slice. Hahaha…no. Eat the pie. Enjou the pie. I am all for kids in the kitchen. Mine started cooking when they were three or four…

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Foraging Wild Food – Quality food at a low cost

Foraging Wild Food – Quality food at a low cost

Foraging Wild Food After morning chores are finished and before it gets too hot I’m foraging wild food. I pack a half-bushel basket, a paring knife, cold water to drink, berry boxes and measuring cups with handles, a camera and a pair of tall boots in case I have to cross a small stream to get to the mushrooms. We’re going to pick one of my favorite mushrooms, Chanterelles. If I were to buy them, these mushrooms would cost $26…

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Apple Tart – Baking Early Through Late Season Apples

Apple Tart – Baking Early Through Late Season Apples

Apple Tart – Baking Early Through Late Season Apples I love a good apple, fresh off the tree, sweet and juicy. Baked apples with maple syrup and raisins are a favorite of mine. Applesauce can keep me busy that I bought a fruit strainer attachment for the KitchenAid last year. I’ve been craving apple pie for two weeks but it’s still a couple of weeks too early for even the earliest apples we grow. And besides, there’s a problem with…

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