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Birthday Dessert – an 1896 Recipe for Demi-glacé

Posted on June 30, 2011

Last Saturday, the 18th, was my birthday. Being as such we decided to try a new recipe from Fannie Farmer’s cookbook. It’s about time I shared another recipe on the blog, so here is the…

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Tornadoes!

Posted on June 23, 2011

Hail last week and strong storms daily this week have left central Iowa very soggy.  The constant cloud cover darkens the house out here at the 1900 farm and reminds us that we live in…

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Latest and Last Addition for Awhile

Posted on June 14, 2011

Our veteran milk cow, Mary Ann, gave birth to her calf this morning, another bull calf.  His birth signifies the end of the animals we are expecting on the farm until this fall, when we…

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Molasses Cup Cakes

Posted on June 11, 2011

A big shout out to the Living History Farms Guild who, last weekend, hosted the Big as a Barn Garage Sale.  This annual sale raises funds to support the historic sites of Living History Farms. …

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