Monthly Archives: February 2011

Vanilla Ice Cream

This is a quick ice cream recipe (made without cooking) the kids often use when they’re in a hurry to have a tasty treat! 2    eggs 1 cup honey 2-3/4 cups whole milk 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup cream In … Continue reading

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Bee Packages Ordered! (April 23, 2011)

I am convinced that Spring is on the way.  The two plus feet of new fallen snow is not what convinced me either:)  It’s not even that the days are getting longer.  We just ordered our bee packages for pick … Continue reading

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Sheep Shearing Day

Our sheep are due to lamb in early April so since the boys were at home today and the sheep were dry we decided to shear them.  There were 68 head which included two Rambouillet bucks.  Our herd consists mostly of … Continue reading

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Honey Corn Bread

Here is a delicious recipe that our family uses as our morning cereal.  Serve it hot or cold with honey and milk.  It holds the kids appetite longer than the commercial cereals in town which are full of all kinds … Continue reading

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Honey, nature’s best sweetener.

Only now are we getting back to what our mothers knew all along: that honey is a good natural sweetener, chock full of vitamins, minerals  and healthy enzymes.  In our modern times of over consuming over-refined foods, full of who … Continue reading

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Whole wheat honey pancakes

The following recipe is tried and true.  A real hit with my family.  I use freshly ground Prairie Gold Wheat Montana which is very light in color. 2 cups whole wheat flour 6 tsp. aluminum free baking powder 1 tsp. … Continue reading

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Fire up the pizza oven in a blizzard!

Some may have heard it said that Minnesota is no place for the weak!  You have to be able to take sub-zero temps often and lots of the fluffy white stuff.  Today it has been snowing heavily non-stop.   It is … Continue reading

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