• Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken

    Source: spendingwithpennies

    3 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
    3 tablespoons cornstarch
    1/4 cup sliced green onions (or more to taste)


    1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
    4 cloves garlic , minced
    1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
    1/3 cup apple juice
    1 1/2 tablespoons honey
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1/4 cup ketchup
    3 tablespoons cider vinegar
    1/4 cup water
    1/4 cup Bourbon
    1/4 cup soy sauce
    salt & pepper to taste


    Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
    Place chicken in slow cooker, pour sauce over top. Cover and cook on low 6-7 hours or on ...

  • Warm Apple Pie Bread

    Source: spendwithpennies

    ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
    1/3 cup white sugar
    2/3 cup brown sugar, divided
    ¼ cup butter, softened
    ¼ cup applesauce (note: you can use ½ cup butter and skip the applesauce if you prefer)
    2 eggs, well beaten
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1½ cups all-purpose flour
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/3 cup milk
    1 large or 2 small apples, peeled and chopped
    1 tablespoon butter, melted


    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour an 8×4 loaf pan.
    Combine 1/3 cup of the brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and set aside.
    With mixer ...

  • EPA Delivers Blow to Latest Attempt by HSUS to End Family Farms

    Scott Pruitt has  a history of standing up  to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and now he’s done it again as Secretary of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
    Back in 2009, along with a number of its animal rights and activist environmentalist organization cohorts, HSUS submitted a petition to the EPA requesting that Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) be listed as major sources of air pollution that endangers public health or welfare under the Clean Air Act. Doing so would require that the EPA promulgate rules and regulations for performance standards for any new or existing CAFO ...

  • Wild Rice Meatloaf

    Source: rusticinn.cafe
    1 pound ground beef1/2 pound Italian sausage1/4 cup honey2 eggs1/4 cup heavy cream1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1 tablespoon ketchup1 tablespoon salt1 teaspoon pepper3/4 cup chopped onions3/4 cup chopped red peppers2 tablespoons chopped garlic1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce2 cups cooked & cooled wild rice
    1. Saute chopped onions, peppers and garlic in 1 teaspoon olive oil.2. Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix until well blended.3. Place in a greased loaf pan. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 60 minutes.4. Uncover and bake for 10 additional minutes or until meatloaf ...

  • Easy Slow Cooker Freezer Meals

    Source: Jennifer Williams
    Cold weather has set in and since I will be spending a lot of more time indoors, now is a great time to stock the freezer. Some people will devote a full day of work toward making tons of freezer meals, but I prefer to spread the work over several weeks. If I am are already making the meal, it takes only a little more effort to make an extra batch. I plan one or two meals per week that I can double or triple for the freezer. This week’s recipes are all freezer meals that can be ...

  • Spinach & Artichoke Bomb

    Source: delish.com

    10 oz. cream cheese, softened
    1/2 c. finely chopped artichoke hearts
    1/2 c. finely chopped spinach
    1 1/4 c. shredded mozzarella
    1 c. freshly grated Parmesan
    1 Garlic clove, minced
    1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
    kosher salt
    Freshly ground black pepper
    2 tbsp. butter, melted
    1 tsp. parsley, minced
    1/2 tsp. garlic powder
    1 can crescent sheet dough


    Preheat oven to 350°F and line a small cooking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, artichoke hearts, spinach, mozzarella, parmesan, garlic and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper and stir ...

  • Heavenly White Chocolate, Pistachio & Cranberry Cookies

    Source: sparrowsandlily.com
    1 (1 lb. 1.5 oz.) pouch sugar cookie mix1 (3.4 oz.) box pistachio instant pudding and pie filling mix1/4 cup flour2 eggs1/2 cup melted butter1 cup dry, roasted pistachio nuts (chopped)1/2 cup white chocolate chips1/2 cup dried cranberries (chopped)
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, add cookie mix, pudding mix (unprepared) and flour and mix well.2. Add melted butter and eggs into mixture and mix until well-incorporated.3. Add pistachios, white chocolate chips and cranberries. Fold together with rubber spatula.4. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto a greased, parchment-lined cookie sheet and use ...

  • Buckeye Brownie Cookies

    Source:  tastesoflizzyt.com
    1 box fudge brownie mix (19.5 ounce or family size)1/4 cup butter melted4 oz cream cheese softened1 large egg1 cup powdered sugar1 cup creamy peanut butter4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, beat the brownie mix, butter, cream cheese, and egg. The dough will be a little sticky.
    2. Scoop the dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet, making about 24 cookies. Smooth the edges of each to form a round cookie.
    3. In a separate bowl, mix the powdered sugar and the peanut butter until it is ...

  • World's Easiest Fudge

    Milk Chocolate Fudge:
    12 oz. bag milk chocolate chips16oz can milk chocolate frosting
    Other Flavor Combos:
    Peanut Butter Fudge: 16 oz. Vanilla Frosting, 12 oz. peanut butter chips
    Peppermint Fudge: 16 oz. Vanilla frosting, 12 oz. mint chips, 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies
    Chocolate Covered Cherry Fudge: 16 oz. chocolate frosting, 1 cup chocolate chips, 1 cup cherry chips
    White Chocolate/Macadamia: 16 oz. Vanilla frosting, 12 oz. White Chocolate Chips, 1/2 cup chopped Macadamia Nuts
    1. Line a 8x8 or 9x9 square baking pan with wax or parchment paper. (Smaller pans mean thicker fudge.)2. Combine the ingredients ...

  • Post-Harvest: How to Care for Your Agricultural Equipment

    As the harvest seasons draws to a close, it's critical to start planning for next year's success. The first place to start is regular maintenance of your agricultural equipment. Your machines and gear have faithfully performed for you – it's officially time to show them a little TLC. Maintaining your agricultural equipment is one of the most important things you can do as we turn the corner toward winter.
    Don't Risk Your Agricultural Equipment Failing You Next Year
    For most of us, our equipment and combines will sit idle until the start of next year. While you may be ...

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