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Great Fall Colour

Great Fall Colour in the Country today. My Happy Boy Brie thought she was playing Hide and Seek 🙂 Its A Ruff Life.

Picnic….Give A Dog A Bone.

I did it, I gave my dogs a raw bone, Jackson wasn’t impressed but Brie gave me that I cannot believe this look. These were beef rib bones, I cut off the extra bone piece before giving it to them. They do eat some of the bone but it [ ... ]

schmaltz and gribenes

from The Second Ave Deli in New York. This recipe uses the fat and skin from about 4 chickens. You can save it up in your freezer over the course of time. For even more flavorful schmaltz, add a few cloves of garlic. Makes about 2 cups. 4 cups chicken [ ... ]

Roasted Garlic

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. 2. Peel away the outer layers of the garlic bulb skin, leaving the skins of the individual cloves intact. Using a knife, cut off 1/4 off the top of cloves, exposing the individual cloves of garlic. 3. Place the garlic heads in a baking [ ... ]

Apple Crisp Trifle

This dessert turns an apple crisp into an elegant trifle.From Anna Olson. Not a typical trifle, this holiday dessert is made by layering chilled apple crisp with a Bourbon spiked pastry cream and toasted pecans. Pastry cream: • 1⁄2 cup half-and-half cream • 1⁄2 cup milk • 4 egg yolks • 1⁄4 cup packed light brown sugar • 2 1⁄2 [ ... ]


I have never found a more fresh tasting salad than this one. The taste is absolutely exciting! I used to keep it tucked safely away for special occasions. Then I woke up one day and said “today is special enough for coffee from my china, and wine from [ ... ]
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Honey-Crisp Oven-Fried Chicken

Glazed with honey, coated in crushed cornflakes, then baked to crisp golden perfection—this is your fried chicken craving satisfied. Serves 4 4 bone-in chicken thighs 2/3 cup low-fat buttermilk or a soaking brine over night 4 cups cornflakes cereal 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black [ ... ]
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Autumn in the air

Driving to the country today the leaves are starting to turn colors and some are falling, the wind was warm and blowing, and the smell of rain was in the air. The dogs ran for 3 hours through wet grass and I had such pleasure watching them.

Creamy Lemon Squares

From one of my favorite chef’s Anna Olsen Makes 1 8-inch square pan Cuts into squares Ingredients: Base: 1 cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup sugar ½ cup cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces Filling: ½ pkg (4 oz) Kraft Philadelphia™ hard cream cheese, at room temperature . Brick 1 ½ cups sugar ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp finely grated [ ... ]