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Bone Broth: A Rant, and Clarification

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 8, 2015 | Category : Cooking, Dinner, Recipes

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Last year, bone broth this, bone broth that; just about every whole foods and healthy living blogger seemed to proclaim the healing properties of bone broth. I thought, ‘Is this something new?’…’With bones’…’How could I not be aware’? My sis made bone broth. Now I knew I needed to study...

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July 4th Favorites: Coleslaw and Pie

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 8, 2014 | Category : CloverFields Farm and Kitchen, Cooking, Holiday Celebrations, Recipes, Uncategorized

Coleslaw is from the Dutch word, koolsla. Kool meaning cabbage and sla the word for salad. Early Dutch settlers grew cabbage along the banks of the Hudson river in New York and made slaw from their harvest as early as 1785. This Dutch slaw was in a vinegary dressing. American...

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By: | 0 Comments | On: March 28, 2014 | Category : Baking, CloverFields Farm and Kitchen, Cooking, Recipes

Ready to chill in the freezer then bake.

I never considered shortbread as a cookie of choice. Boring, dry, and old fashioned would be my description until my sister brought up the subject. Seems that she has been sworn to secrecy regarding a Scottish shortbread recipe. Secrecy? Shortbread? I was intrigued. Even Mom got into the game by...

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Winter Casseroles, So Hearty and Comforting

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 8, 2014 | Category : Cooking, Dinner, Recipes

Casseroles, what are they exactly? There is a simple formula to decide whether a dish is a casserole or a side dish. If it contains vegetables, and/or meat, a starch binder, and/or cheese, it is a casserole. Casserole also defines the dish in which it is served. A shallow dish...

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12 Sweets of Christmas: 1-2, Sour Cream Poundcake, Brandy Snaps and Thoughts on Old Traditions and New

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 13, 2013 | Category : Baking, Holiday Celebrations, Recipes


I have been using this sour cream poundcake for 25 years. I give it as a gift, use it for wedding cakes, and as a snack cake. The subtle tang of sour cream offset by real vanilla appeals to most tastebuds and age ranges. It holds up to sauces, fresh...

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Gearing Up For The Upcoming Holidays

By: | 1 Comment | On: November 6, 2013 | Category : CloverFields Farm and Kitchen, Holiday Celebrations, Recipes, Uncategorized

When I was at WDRB yesterday, I demonstrated a potato-based appetizer and a casserole dish. Below are all of the recipes including the ones demonstrated. Stuffing Crackers (snack) Makes:  8 dozen 1” x 3” rectangular crackers   Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups all purpose flour ¾ cup crushed dry stuffing mix (I used...

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Saturday’s Super-Food Supper

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 14, 2012 | Category : Dinner, Recipes

Post By: Guest Blogger, Kiersten WashleIn an effort to utilize alliteration, we thought Saturday would be a positively perfect opportunity to feature food that is beneficial to the body! Below you will find 4 recipes, together they make a tasty table spread! Not only is everything incredibly tasty, but each...

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Angel Biscuits, they are Heavenly!

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 25, 2008 | Category : Baking, Dinner, Recipes

We are going over to our friend’s house for Thanksgiving dinner. I volunteered to bring rolls, so I’ve been mulling over some ideas and have finally settled on the following: Streusel-topped cornbread muffins, angel biscuits, and mini croissants. An assortment of baked goods appeals to a wide audience, and there...

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