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How to plan your spring garden

It is almost January. Depending on where you live, it is either freezing with tons of snow (hi to my family in North Dakota) or you’re in a place that is seeing a warmer than normal winter, like me. Today, in Myrtle Beach, it is 75 and cloudy. While many North Dakotans might not be … Read More

Baking Through History: Great Grandma’s Kuchen

Nearly every holiday season, I go back to my roots and make my great-grandma’s kuchen! Kuchen (ko͞okən), as defined by dictionary.com, is a cake, especially one eaten with coffee. Every family of German heritage has their own version of kuchen – including mine. It is a very popular holiday treat in North Dakota and South … Read More

Baking Through History: Potato Chip Cookies

I found the cookbook “Pass the Plate: The Collection from Christ Church” is a massive antique shop outside of Charlotte. The shop, called The Depot at Gibson Mill, has aisle and aisle of antiques, some junk, and books. Lots and lots of books – including old cookbooks. If you’re ever in the Concord area – … Read More

Baking Through History: Casserole Cookies

Cookies…baked in a casserole dish. I have never heard of such a thing. And…I likely won’t try them again. In the “Wyoming Centennial Cookbook (1890-1990)” published by the Johnson County Extension Homemakers Council, there is a recipe for Casserole Cookies. This book is also where I got the Fudge Nut Cookies recipe. Johnson County, Wyoming … Read More

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