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pumpkin

did someone say pumpkin ? ! oh the things that can be done with pumpkin… on the sweet side of life, pumpkin pie is an oldie but goodie.  our pumpkin custard pie is lightly spiced and just sweet enough to be a dessert, a dollop of unsweetened whipped cream elevates it to a whole other […]

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lemonade

freshly squeezed lemonade … adding lemon zest to baking recipes really provides baked goods with great undertones of citrus freshness without overshadowing the main ingredients in a recipe.  we tend to use a lot of freshly grated lemon zest which leaves us with a whole bunch of naked lemons.  sure, we could make some really great lemon […]

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zucchini

haha ha, today is sneak a zucchini into your neighbor’s porch day! we say your neighbors might prefer a zucchini cake instead… not really sure how exactly this made it onto the national day calendar and more importantly who is in charge of vetting such proposed days.  however, here’s the direct link to the history of this amusing celebration. […]

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ice cream sandwich

did someone say ice cream sandwiches ?! today is national ice cream sandwich day… memories of the ice cream man are flooding back just at the mention of ice cream sandwiches.  those chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches filled with vanilla ice cream and rolled in mini chocolate chips were nostalgically delicious.   recently, having […]

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day of the cowboy

day of the cowboy fun fact : the fourth saturday in july has been hailed as the national day of the cowboy. it is a day to celebrate american cowboys and cowgirls for their influence on our culture, including their love for the land.  we can appreciate that sentiment, those of us at the farmers […]