I love to come up with new ideas for foods I know my kids will like. I made biscuits and gravy last week and had a lot of gravy left so I decided to try to make a breakfast pizza with the leftovers. I also needed to feed and bake with my sourdough starter so … Continue reading Sourdough Breakfast Pizza
When I started out to make strawberry rhubarb pie today with the first harvested rhubarb of the season I was not sure what the end result would look like. I have made many different kinds of pie over the years, and I have made strawberry rhubarb pie many times. I usually use the same recipe … Continue reading “Dutch” Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
I found this quiche recipe that was served at my cousins wedding shower many years ago while sorting through my Grandma’s recipe box. Just about any tame or wild veggie, such as ramps, fiddlehead ferns or nettles could be substituted or added to the asparagus. It is written in my grandmother’s hand. Enjoy!
My daughter is a junior this year at Grantsburg High School, and she is in Biology 2. This class is always held in the second half of the school year so the students are able to identify birds in breeding plumage as part of their coursework. I have been a birder since I was in … Continue reading Birding Burnett County
I was invited to a childhood friend’s 50th birthday party last weekend (yes, I’m soon there myself)! The party was a pot luck and was in Minnesota, land of the hotdish, so I decided to bring a dish to share that incorporated things I had harvested myself from the wilds of Wisconsin. I rarely start … Continue reading Venison Wild Rice Hotdish
I recently bought a case of pears from my daughters school fruit fundraiser. They were not yet ripe when I got them (this is normal for pears), but they all ripened at the same time earlier this week. We can only eat so many fresh pears, so the best way to make them last is … Continue reading Canned Spiced Pears
Each year around Christmas time, groups of birders across the country and around the world participate in a winter count of the birds in their areas. They spread out over an area 15 miles in diameter to count their observations. The data is compiled by the Audubon Society and a report is issued each year. … Continue reading Christmas Bird Count