Monthly Archives: February 2010

Super Simple Toffee Treats

  This recipe is simple and has very few ingredients, but oh how yummy it is!  A few nights ago, Mr. Wonderful, as is his frequent habit, asked if we had any treats.  Thing 3, Cony, and I headed to … Continue reading

Posted in Kitchen and Garden | Tagged | 2 Comments

History of a Home

Mr. Wonderful has made amazing progress on the remodel project the last couple of days.  When I got home from work last night I walked in to discover that he had single handedly pulled the old fireplace out of the … Continue reading

Posted in Life!, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

National FFA Week and a Sweet Smelling Deal!

Many of you are aware that I teach high school students about food, fiber and natural resources; agriculture!  We have a youth leadership organization that is an integral part of our programs known as the National FFA Organization, formerly Future … Continue reading

Posted in Life! | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Drunken Apple Cake

We’ve been having another winter storm and Mr. Wonderful has spent a lot of time plowing the driveway, just trying to keep ahead of the blowing and drifting snow.   I knew he’d be hungry when he came in and made … Continue reading

Posted in Kitchen and Garden | Tagged | Leave a comment

Ham Steak with Molasses Orange Glaze

Mr. Wonderful spent another grueling day doing battle with the blowing snow.  He loves ham so I put this flavorful ham steak together for a quick and esasy supper.  After supper, he was asleep in his chair in minutes!    … Continue reading

Posted in Kitchen and Garden | Leave a comment

These things I love~

It’s Valentine’s Day!  In honor of “Forced Affection Day” as Mr. Wonderful refers to today, I thought I’d post briefly about the things that I love.  Things 1 and 2 refer to Valentine’s Day as “Single Awareness Day”. I love~ … Continue reading

Posted in Life! | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jambalaya

Mr. Wonderful spent a great deal of his Air Force training time in the southern United States.  While serving in that part of the country he developed a real taste for the local cuisine.  Here’s my interpretation of New Orleans … Continue reading

Posted in Kitchen and Garden | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Memories of another Superbowl

In early 2007 I was fortunate enough to be in Indianapolis for a board meeting on the very day that the welcome home was held for the Indianapolis Colts as Superbowl champions.  I gathered with 55,000 of my closest friends … Continue reading

Posted in Life! | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Real Farm Girl’s 2009 year in Review

South Dakota is typically thought of as beef country.    Thousand acre ranches with nothing but grass and cattle for miles.  About 3.7 million head of beef cattle graze the South Dakota prairie!   We live right in the middle of American … Continue reading

Posted in Life! | Tagged | Leave a comment