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In My Next Life I Want to Be A Cow

In my next life I want to be a cow on a United States cattle ranch so I can find out what it feels like to be spoiled. Cows live a cushy life as a result of a rancher’s hard … Continue reading

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Putting Food By Using A Dehydrator

When I got married I used some of our wedding money to buy a food dehydrator and extra trays. Unlike some appliances I’ve bought, I’ve never regretted getting a dehydrator. I still use mine a lot. I originally bought my … Continue reading

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Beef Recipes from A to Z

One of the things I love about cooking with beef is the many different ways I can enjoy it. I do a lot of experimental cooking mostly with roasts and steaks; sometimes hamburger, to discover new flavors and new favorite … Continue reading

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It’s Rhubarb Season!

  One of my favorite summer treats is having rhubarb. For those who have never experienced tasting rhubarb, it’s very tart, and like chokecherries, it’s consumed after it’s been cooked with sugar. Rhubarb is an easy to grow perennial plant … Continue reading

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Prairie Berry Winery: A Black Hills Attraction for Adults

I’m more of a steak and beer chick but if there’s an opportunity to sample and learn about other varieties of alcohol for free I’m no dummy, I’m going to call up a friend or two, enjoy a little wine … Continue reading

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Signs of Black Hills, South Dakota Summer

After a long Black Hills South Dakota winter, the thought of spring seems like a dream and summer an illusion. Too many times we’ve been fooled by wonderful spring weather only to get clobbered by a late spring snowstorm to … Continue reading

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Our Annual Family Picnic

When we move our cows to summer range every June, I pack a picnic lunch for our family to enjoy afterwards. It’s made the annual cow-moving trek a family tradition. Sadly, we rarely have picnics, which I need to change. … Continue reading

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Cheat Nights

At our house, when the cook—that’d be me—gets a night off, we call it cheat night. I’m not entirely sure how the nickname stuck but I think it had something to do with me commenting once that I was going … Continue reading

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Weekend Cereal

Like most households, my family looks forward to weekends. It means they get to have weekend cereal! I dubbed sugar-coated cereals “weekend cereals” a long time ago when I made it a rule one summer that my kids couldn’t eat … Continue reading

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BEEF Magazine’s May 2011 Issue Features Value Cuts of Beef

I was overly excited when I received the May 2011 issue of BEEF Magazine in our mailbox last week and saw the cover. The magazine’s featured topic focused on value cut meats. The front cover pictured a scrumptious skillet dish … Continue reading

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