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Cherry Pie: a labor of LOVE!

August 22, 2011


Yes, you probably didn’t know it, but homemade cherry pie is a labor of love.  This cherry pie has been years in the making.  Yes, years. First, you plant a cherry tree.  We planted ours four years ago.  The first year we had a cherry stick, not really a tree.  We got one cherry.  The […]

Garden Bounty

August 18, 2011


It’s that time of year again. Harvest time! Harvest time comes late where I live.  Although we can put seeds in the ground after Memorial Day, June is often so cold and rainy those poor seeds stay in the warm ground, whimpering and generally being scaredey-cats.  Our garden always has a very slow start.  Then […]

Cheater Black Forest Cake

August 18, 2011


Recipe:  1 chocolate no egg chocolate cake 1/2 c. dark (60%) chocolate chips 1 VERY large can of cherry pie filling (there are two sizes–get the big one) 1 small box instant vanilla pudding, prepared as directed 1 T pure almond extract 2 T pure vanilla extract 1 cup heavy whipping cream  Cake: 3 cups […]