Summer on the Prairie

As summer is starting to wind down and we are on the heels of the Autumn harvest, I am soaking in every last bit of sunshiney goodness. Perhaps y’all would like a peek at summertime on the¬†California Prairie? Well, pour yourself an ice-cold glass of lemonade, fresh and sweet, while I take you on a little stroll through town.

Picture this: the sun is shining bright making the days long and warm, the honey bees are busy buzzing, and the farm fields are brimming with abundance…it

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Friday Pieday: Week 6: Spicy Raisin Custard Pie

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I have a confession to make.

I changed the name of this recipe.

Mostly because it had “sour cream” in the name and I just couldn’t.

Don’t get me wrong, I like sour cream in moderation, but I don’t want to know that it is in my pie.

It was almost a deal breaker.

And then I read one of the five star reviews that said “My mom actually cried when she took a bite of this pie”. Done. I wanted to cry because it was so cotton pickin’ good, too. Of course, the reviewer explains

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Friday Pieday: Week 5: Swedish Apple Pie

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This was an easy, easy pie to make. In fact, for all of you that are terrified of making pie, or crust, or baking in general, this is a good place to start. It would also be an ideal pie to introduce children to baking (with the exception of peeling and cutting up the apples).

I questioned if it really was even a pie, since it doesn’t have a crust, but I thought I’d give it a chance before I made any

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