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Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Pie

Oatmeal Pie

It’s a fact of life that nothing is so good that pure maple syrup doesn’t make it better. And where I live, March is the time of the year when tree sap begins to flow and maple syrup is made. It also just happens to be the time of the year when hens start laying…

Bread Machine – White Bread Recipe

Loaf Of Bread From A Bread Machine

After a lifetime of his mother’s baking, and more than 25 years with me, homemade is pretty much the only bread my husband will eat. He’s a spoiled man for sure. Usually I pick one or two days a month to batch bake. On those days I’ll bake 6 loaves of bread and make cookies…

Jam Without Pectin – What You Need To Know

Free Peaches

Well wasn’t I hopping mad yesterday morning. I had plans to make peach jam from frozen peaches that had been in the freezer since last September. I like to use pectin when I make jams and jellies because it saves time and stove fuel. I also think pectin jams have a slightly better taste. But…

Recipe For Apple Pie

Slice of Apple Pie

With A Variation – Raw Filling & Heated FillingHere’s my ever-changing and evolving recipe for Apple Pie. There are two methods here: a raw filling and a heated filling. The raw pack is presented first and is the faster method. The heated pack is essentially the same as the raw pack. Details for the heated…

How To Make Foolproof Crock Pot Yogurt

Fresh Homemade Yogurt With Cranberries

Homemade yogurt is actually very simple to make. And if you ask me the easiest and most dependable way to make yogurt at home is with an electric crock pot. All you need is crock pot, a thermometer, some fresh milk and a little bit of the proper type bacteria. Greek yogurt is a favorite…

Recipe For Fresh Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie Slice

This year has proved to be an exceptional year for blueberries. The berries are large and the bushes are positively loaded. I thought you might be interested in the blueberry pie recipe that I use. It’s an older recipe and my personal favorite. It’s not too sweet and is pleasantly tart. The secret is in…

Grow It –Then Eat It: Spinach Pies

Spinach Pie

I never met a spinach pie that I didn’t like. And with the usually cool spring we’re having here in the US this year, we may be looking at a bonanza spinach crop in home gardens all across America. Spinach pies are one of my favorite ways to use fresh spinach.  There are a lot…