Valarie Russell on July 7th, 2015

Old-fashioned, delicious and easy to make describes this yummy dessert. It’s wonderful served with ice cream. 6 cups sliced peeled ripe peaches 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon TOPPING: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking […]

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Valarie Russell on July 28th, 2014

A surprising and FABULOUS cake full of fresh squash! No one would ever know… especially the kiddos!   3 cups sugar 3 cups flour 1½ teaspoons cinnamon 1½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 3 cups finely chopped yellow squash (do not peel) 4 eggs 1½ […]

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Valarie Russell on February 18th, 2014

Kenny loves soups in the winter, actually he likes them year around. I just don’t, I think soups are for cold winter days like today. This soup is one I thought up trying to make use of leftover ham.  In the past few years we stopped purchasing sliced ham from the deli because it is […]

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Valarie Russell on October 22nd, 2013

“When your favorite apple is in season, pick up a bunch and make this luscious pie filling that freezes beautifully. Sliced apples are partially cooked on top of the stove with water, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Then you can ladled into containers and freeze. Then you can use them anytime for a delicious easy dessert. […]

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Valarie Russell on January 15th, 2013

Someone shared this with me sometime back and I never got around to making it until last night.  I was a little skeptical due to the unusual ingredients but since they were all familiar and I  had them readily available why not try it.   I was truly amazed how wonderful it turned out, Kenny loved it as well. 6 […]

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Valarie Russell on November 21st, 2012

You probably take pumpkin pie from canned pumpkin for granted.  You’re there, the can is there, there’s a pumpkin on the label… open it and mix it up with spices to make a pie, right?  Ah, but a pumpkin pie made from a fresh pumpkin tastes so much better than the glop that was processed […]

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Valarie Russell on November 16th, 2011

This is a delicious butternut squash pie with the flavors of brown sugar and cinnamon, and it’s sure to bring a smile to your face. Try it instead of pumpkin pie at the next holiday dinner or get-together. We have plenty of these squash available and will have them on sale this weekend at the […]

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