12 Sweets of Christmas, 3-5, Stuffed Cookies: Chocolate Almond Joys, Santa Paws, and Cookie Stuffed Cookies

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 14, 2013 | Category : Uncategorized

Seriously fun cookies are being offered today with stuffed cookies. Not that I’m counting but this brings us to 5 sweets of the promised 12. Not that I’m heaping on guilt, but my tree isn’t even up yet and here I am inventing stuff to stuff cookie dough with. Just...

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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

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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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Grapes

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 31, 2013 | Category : CloverFields Farm and Kitchen, Preserving

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     I’ve been trying to find grapes to buy for years. No joke. Years. There is a place down the road about 10 miles and honestly, I think they tease me with their sign advertising blueberries, blackberries, and grapes. Every year for the past 3 years I have called...

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Cornucopia

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 30, 2013 | Category : Gardening

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It seems to be a sea of corn around here. Everywhere I look corn to the left of me. Corn to the right of me. Here I am, stuck in the middle with you. You stick of butter, you. Not complaining except it is the hottest day of the year...

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Yard Sale Final Notes, and a Sarcastic Story

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 6, 2012 | Category : Uncategorized

Like all good things, even mega yard sale-ing must end. The threat of major storms helped us make up our minds, we were heading home instead of sale-ing into Kentucky and then picking up I64W over to Martha Collins. So, we went I40 to 165 and it was dice-y several...

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Yard Sale, Honey on the Road

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 5, 2012 | Category : Uncategorized

Even though I am a beekeeper, I buy honey wherever I travel. These are 2 jars of comb honey.

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Yard Sale, Today’s Finds

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 5, 2012 | Category : Uncategorized

Today was fun but for me the finds were few. There were several items such as jugs and silver that I was unsure about. In that situation, it is better to walk. Today’s finds: cotton fringed dinner napkins, faggoted hankies, glass floral frogs, and a piece of turkey blood stitched...

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Yard Sale

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 4, 2012 | Category : Uncategorized

Bumper to bumper traffic in all directions. It took 2-1/2 hours to go 20 miles.

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By: | 0 Comments | On: August 4, 2012 | Category : Uncategorized

Tennessee is known for delicious fried pies that can be found in restaurants, gas stations, and all along highway 127.

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