Monthly Archives: October 2014

Fresh Apple Pie via Home Canned Apple Pie Filling

I did a post a few weeks ago on how to make your own canned apple pie filling.  Once the jars cooled and sealed, I stacked them neatly into my pantry.  Two quart jars didn’t seal, so I stuck those … Continue reading

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Decadent Fried Pecan Pies

All news coming in from Texas is….”The pecans are ready!!!!!”  They are coming in from the orchards by the bushels…or tow sack.  It’s an all hands on deck situation and the race is on to get the pecans before the … Continue reading

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Fried. Apple. Pies. Nuff said…

Years and years ago, as a young wife and new mother, I strolled baby down to a friend’s home for a short visit.  The friend was known for her wonderful desserts and as luck would have it, she was in … Continue reading

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Canned Pie Filling…from scratch

Apple, to be exact!  I’m still dealing with an abundance of apples around the farm.  Not still picking them as I froze most of them earlier because I had apple butter up to my neck.  Freezing them in gallon sacks … Continue reading

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Recipe Saturday…finally! German Chocolate Pecan Bars

Are you one of those people who “pins” avalanches of stuff on Pinterest?  And most of them are pins of FOOD? Yeah, me too. The $24oo question is….do you EVER try them?  Come on. Be honest. Oh yeah, they look … Continue reading

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Future Farmers of…the farm!

    This was #1 grandson’s first year to run the pushing/packing tractor during silage cutting season.  And he did great! But…how is it that he’s now old enough to run this behemoth of machinery?  Really?!!!  We just took his … Continue reading

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Shadows of the Summer

It smells like fall. It is beginning to look like autumn.   Harvest is almost over…also wheat planting.   The last blooms of my rose bushes are hanging on. And would you believe it?!!  My bluebonnets and my red bluebonnets … Continue reading

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