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Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

One of my favorite recipes from my Grandma Betty is this homemade hot  fudge sauce. It’s delicious when poured over vanilla ice cream and topped with Spanish peanuts. It was one of the best part of Sunday suppers at Grandma’s house. I also love looking at this recipe card that was handwritten by grandma. Her… Continue reading Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

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Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Okay, I know I posted an Apple Butter recipe just last week, but I found myself with a bunch of apples lately. I discovered  this apple crisp recipe from a book that I brought back with me from grandma and pa’s farm in Nebraska but I bet that the recipe book was originally owned by my Great Aunt Eunice,… Continue reading Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

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{Peterson Family Photos}

I don’t usually post many family photos on my blog but these photos are especially dear to me. I spent some time over the summer with my grandma Betty and grandpa Harold Peterson. I’d listen to their stories like how they met (that’s an especially good one)… about grandpa’s time in the US Army during… Continue reading {Peterson Family Photos}

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Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

Last week, I was back on the farm with my family… along with 2 bushels of apples. So my 12 year-old niece, 11 year-old nephew and I decided to make homemade apple butter. It’s an easy recipe for kids to follow with a “grown-up” to supervise. We made a two large batches (one with less… Continue reading Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

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Connecting with Willa Cather

Growing up in south central Nebraska, it is standard curriculum to read the works of one of our most notable authors, Willa Cather. She did, in fact, spend her childhood only a few miles from my hometown, Bertrand. My Antonia was the first book that I read. And (I hate to admit it) I was… Continue reading Connecting with Willa Cather