Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

Drum roll, please!  The results are in for the Great Corn Experiment! (click title to see original post) About a month after drying the corn, I pulled off the kernels with the side of a knife from one of the cobs and placed them in the air popper.  It took a long time but some of …

Continue reading

Our favorite time of year is upon us.  Our family welcomes it with open arms and enjoys every minute of it.  Decorating and preparing a festive house is one of the joys of being a Farmgirl. When the kids were little, our house may have looked like the dollar store version of the North Pole …

Continue reading

I sure love greens, especially in the winter time with all the rich, heavy foods around.  I never liked greens much growing up because I only had the frozen or canned, therefore soggy, variety.  Fresh greens crisped in the oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees with a little olive oil and garlic is my idea …

Continue reading

You know your life has changed when your perfect evening with the love of your life consists of a home cooked meal, a bottle of wine, our favorite television show (The Voice!), snuggly kitties, and a chicken on my lap. (I rather fear that Ginger may never be able to go out with the others …

Continue reading