Author Archives: HelenFern

Watermelon Pickles

I love pickles of any kind. When I first tasted watermelon rind that had been pickled I loved it, but I could never find a recipe that tasted like the ones I had. So with much experimentation (and several complete … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Topping

Yesterday was National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie day.  I love the combination of strawberries and rhubarb, but not a huge pie fan. So I compromised. I made a strawberry rhubarb topping. Rhubarb and strawberries are one of my favorite combinations. Rhubarb … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #256

Well things are changing a little. Our child care center is looking into the potential of re-opening so I’ve been busy helping with that, working in my yard and doing house chores too. And I visited everyone’s post, but didn’t … Continue reading

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Bread of the Month – Olive Cheddar Bread

The first Friday of every month is going to have a different bread recipe – the Bread of the Month. Last month I shared Grandma’s Rye Bread (the absolute best), and this is the second installment. As I thought about … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Pancakes with Strawberries and Cream

Buckwheat is not wheat at all. It is a gluten free seed from the fagopyrum escuentum plant. These seeds (called groats) can be used like bulgar or ground into a flour. One of my favorite cereals is cream of buckwheat. … Continue reading

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