Category: Recipes

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A Taste of Christmas Tradition

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ShareBaking Giant Snickerdoodles Every family has their traditions, the little events and rituals that truly define the Holiday Season for them. Like many others, we have Christmas customs that we repeat nearly every year. While some things change with time and circumstance, others stay blessedly the same, lending us a continuity that may just follow from one generation to the… Read more →

Making Spiced Pear Vodka

Spiced Pear Vodka

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ShareInfusing Vodka with the Flavor of Fall   Back in late August, I allowed as how there was a bumper crop of Sand Pears and listed a few things I had in mind to make with them. Time gets away from me, and though I made some tasty desserts with them, I didn’t get around to making the pear butter as… Read more →

When Life Gives You Tomatoes…

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ShareMake a Tomato Pie! My Mom and Step-Dad returned from their vacation home in Western North Carolina earlier this week, and as is often the case, they returned with goodies from their favorite Dillard, Georgia produce market, Osage Farm. It’s only about a half hour away from their house in NC, so they visit often when they are up in… Read more →