Monthly Archives: July 2012

Maraschino Cherries

Maraschino Cherries 3 lbs Ranier Cherries – stemmed and pitted 4 cups cold water 1 T ascorbic acid crystals 1 1/2 cups water 3 cups sugar 1 T red food coloring 1 T almond extract Instructions – Part One Dissolve … Continue reading

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Memories….

Rest In Peace our Beautiful Mr. Bentley Bentley’s Blizzard

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A Little Behind :(

Sorry about the last of posts lately but one of the Giant Puppies is really ill.  Bentley hasn’t eaten much in almost two weeks and has lost about 9 pounds.  It started with a swollen face from a tooth abscess … Continue reading

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Orange Cake

Orange Cake INGREDIENTS 1 whole orange (seedless) 3 eggs 1 1/2 sticks butter –  melted 1 cup white sugar 1 t salt 1 t vanilla 1½ plain all purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder METHOD Preheat your oven to 350 … Continue reading

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Oops! Summer Vacation – Middle of the Night

Aghhhhhhhhh I just finished scrubbing the walls, counters, cabinets and sweeping up glass in the laundry room.  The cantaloupe flavored kombucha blew up.  I ought those bail-top bottles vent before they blew up.  It blew so hard that the glass … Continue reading

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When Someone Gives You Lemons – Summer Vacation Day 17/70

Yesterday I was able to pick up about 3 dozen meyers lemons, another 50 or so tomatoes, and about 40 apples along with a few bags of salad, some watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, pineapple and a few avocados. So what … Continue reading

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Sick Ole’ Dog and Lots of Waiting – Summer Vacation Day 14/70

We started the day taking Bentley to the vet to have a tooth removed.  He had an access a couple of weeks ago and the vet put him on antibiotics to see if it would alleviate the infection.  The infection … Continue reading

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A Little Pruning (Inside and Out) – Summer Vacation Day 13/70

Still cloudy and cold, I think the east coast is stealing all of the sunshine – although I think they would love to send a bit out west if they could.  I decided to do a little purging of the … Continue reading

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