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Cranberry Pie: Your Pumpkin Pie Alternative

Thanksgiving and Christmas just wouldn’t be the same for my family if we didn’t have Cranberry Pie. It’s tart and sweet, very easy to make and incredibly delicious. My mother has been making this pie for as far back as I have memories. It’s one of the desserts that I skipped over as a kid and then [...]

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How to Compost and Reinvent Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

How to Compost and Reinvent Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Source: google.com via Anne on Pinterest   Thanksgiving is just 2 weeks away! There is one thing about any Thanksgiving that just doesn’t change, whether you will be spending the holiday with your family, friends or maybe just your sweetie. Maybe you go traditional with turkey, stuffing and all the fixings while some will go [...]

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Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream

Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream

I love homemade ice cream. There is just something about eating fresh made ice cream, with real homegrown berries, while sitting outside enjoying your garden that just can’t be beat. One of my family’s favorites is Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream. It’s great on its own or in a cone but is just fantastic [...]

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Game Day Garden Cuisine

Game Day Garden Cuisine

Professional Football’s regular season starts tonight! If your family is anything like mine they are pretty excited for football to start back up. Why not celebrate tonight’s Packers vs. Saints game with football appropriate munchies with a garden fresh flare! My favorite snack while watching a game has always been guacamole! Check out our Garlicky [...]

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Everyday Chocolate Zucchini Cake

In continuation of my self-proclaimed “Zucchini Month” here is a dark chocolate cake recipe that will make great use of your squash. If you have a picky vegetable eater this is the recipe for you. I shared this cake with my family and coworkers and was ask time and again- “This has zucchini in it?” [...]

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Zucchini Freezer Jam

Zucchini Freezer Jam

Zucchini is a prolific producer and if you don’t check the plants often you will often find you have a giant zucchini waiting for you. Well I personally have never found these oversized veggies to be good for much other than shredding and making bread. Plus there is only so much zucchini bread, roasted, fried [...]

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Peach Hand Pie

Homegrown Peach Hand Pies

Peach hand pies are a perfectly portioned homegrown snack that goes anywhere. Though they require a few more steps than regular pie they are worth the extra effort. This is a simple to follow recipe yielding delicious results. If peaches aren’t your thing sub them out for any berry or stone fruit. Dough: Adapted from: [...]

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BirthdayBrownies

Birthday Brownies

We are celebrating a coworkers birthday here at MasterGardening headquarters today! In honor of his birthday I whipped up some delicous and decadent brownies. While doing my daily blog reads I stumbled across this recipe for ‘Knock You Naked Brownies” on ThePioneerWomen.com. Ree of The Pioneer Women is an excellent cook and baker and you can always [...]

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Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

I don’t know about you but I have seen a bit of a trend in recent weeks. – Rhubarb! It’s everywhere I look. My rhubarb isn’t ready for picking yet but I like to be prepared so I have been collecting up rhubarb care tips, recipes and more. Rhubarb is a great spring vegetable that [...]

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Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

I love canning. The chopping, cooking, jarring, and most of all the eating! I am always happy to take any extra jars of garden goodness off my family and friends hands. It always amazes me how many vegetables and fruits can be canned and in so many ways. Once the harvest starts rolling in canning [...]

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