Archive for December, 2013

January Fern Creek Community Cooking Class

January Fern Creek Community Cooking Class

2 by / on December 30, 2013, 7:30 pm / in Community

We’re revving up for winter cooking and are starting the year with a Winter Soups class. We have one spot open for the Wednesday, January 22nd class, and four spots available for the Saturday, January 25th class. Contact me via Fern Creek’sĀ Facebook page or by email if you want to reserve a spot or two. Tweet

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On Being Born

On Being Born

0 by / on December 20, 2013, 10:59 am / in Chickens, Faith, Family, Ponderings

Part I: Chicks chirp at me from the living room, though at the moment they are mostly sleeping in heaps, settling into a morning nap after filling up their tummies. They hatched out on December 17th, which is kinda like being born, only different. They never met their mamas, but cluster instinctively toward the white thermometer hanging in their brood […]

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The snow storm of 2008... we remember it still.

Things To Love About Cold Days and Dark Nights

0 by / on December 12, 2013, 9:54 am / in Celebrations, Ponderings

In Oregon we’ve been in an unusual cold snap–punctuating the coming Winter. Yes, I know, it is nothing like midwest cold. Our nose hairs do not freeze when we step outside, nor can we toss water into the air and watch it freeze mid-flight on its way down. But still, we haven’t been above freezing for many days, which is […]

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Cranberry Lemon Loaf w/ Lemon Glaze

Cranberry Lemon Loaf w/ Lemon Glaze

0 by / on December 10, 2013, 5:31 pm / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

This week I used some of my left-over cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving to make this Christmassy quick bread. The bread is moist, not-too-sweet, and the glaze gives it a wonderful lemony touch. You can find recipes that use whole cranberries, but this is a great one for using left-over sauce. Ingredients: Loaf: 1/2 c. cranberry sauce (one that has formed […]

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