Archive for December, 2014

As the New Year Approaches…

As the New Year Approaches…

0 by / on December 28, 2014, 9:40 pm / in Ponderings

Short wet days and long cold nights mean more time to read by the fire downstairs or to snuggle in the overstuffed chair up in the loft where the warmth of the fire goes deeper yet into my bones. I drink more tea and light more candles during these long nights of early winter. It will break up that cozy […]

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Rye crackers on a December day

Rye Crackers

0 by / on December 19, 2014, 9:53 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

I’ve been on a quest to see how many things I can make that I’ve been accustomed to buying. I’ve made my own vanilla, hot cocoa mix, canned pumpkin, ketchup,¬†dulce de leche (okay, I’ve never actually bought that one). ¬†Mark contributes to that by making nearly all of our summertime ice cream. I still dream of owning a cow and […]

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