Monthly Archives: November 2014

Vanilla Extract Update and Hot Chocolate Mix

An update on the vanilla extract project.  Last month, I added 20 vanilla beans to a 750 ml bottle of plain vodka. After doing the math, and adding more people to the gift giving list,  I went back to the liquor store to buy … Continue reading

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Bread in a Jar

Let’s face it.  As much as I love cooking and eating around the holidays, it can become mighty overwhelming when there is food everywhere you look.  What if there were a way to make treats you could eat up to a year … Continue reading

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Frost Flowers of Fall

There is a point during our fall season that borders on the winter side. For the last week or so, NW Arkansas has been bombarded by freezing, cold air.  Before this cold snap, the weather had been pleasant and mild. When these conditions … Continue reading

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