• Upside-Down Cinnamon-Apple Coffee Cake


    Upside-Down Cinnamon-Apple Coffee Cake
    1 1/2 cups chopped peeled apples1 (12.4-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Cinnamon Rolls with Icing1/2 cup pecan halves or pieces2 TBSP margarine or butter, melted1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar2 TBSP corn syrup
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread 1 cup of the apples in sprayed pan.
    Separate dough into 8 rolls. Cut each roll into quarters; place in large bowl. Add remaining 1/2 cup apples and pecans.
    In small bowl, combine margarine, brown sugar and corn syrup; mix well. Add brown sugar mixture to dough mixture;toss gently ...

  • Ginormous Creamy Frozen Caramel Crunchcake


    Ginormous Creamy Frozen Caramel Crunchcake
    Source- www.hungry-girl.com
     
    1/4 cup Cool Whip Free, thawedDash cinnamon, or more to taste2 full-sized caramel-flavored rice cakes
    In a small bowl, combine whipped topping with a dash of cinnamon. If you like, season to taste with more.Stir and spoon mixture over one rice cake.Gently place the other rice cake on top, making a sandwich. Freeze for at least 1 hour, and then enjoy!
    PER SERVING (entire recipe): 130 calories, 0.5g fat, 70mg sodium, 28g carbs, 0g fiber, 8g sugars, 2g protein-- PointsPlus® value 3*

  • Orange Creamsicle Cocktail


    Orange Creamsicle Cocktail
    3 oz Orange Soda Pop1 oz Whipped Cream Flavored Vodka1 TBSP Sweetened Condensed MilkWhipped CreamSprinkles
    Directions:
    Add ice to a low-ball style cocktail glass.Add orange soda pop, whipped cream flavored vodka, and sweetened condensed milk; stir gently.Do not over-stir or you will lose the carbonated bubblesTop with whipped cream.Garnish with sprinkles.

  • How Local Events And County Fairs Can Benefit Your Family

    County fairs, local events and festivals are a source of fun, entertainment and family time for everyone involved. It's so much fun to check out the local events calendars to see the fun festivals and county fairs that are coming up. But what if we told you that these events have long term benefits for young people in the farming community? 
     
    Local Events, Festivals And County Fairs Can Benefit Your Child
     
    It's true, farming events, festivals and county fairs do so much more than provide much-needed family time. If kids are involved in these kinds of events, it ...

  • Farm News: The Benefits Of Farming Automation Technology

    Farming has come a long way, from farming equipment pulled by livestock to the gasoline and diesel-run vehicles, like tractors, that have become such a strong symbol of modern farming. These gas and diesel vehicles were so much more efficient than their less automated predecessors. But the truck, or in this case the tractor, does not stop here. 
     
    Farming Technology Is Growing Exponentially
     
    Farming is far from technologically stagnant. The latest farming news suggests that Technology in the farming industry is growing exponentially, and the next big advancement farmers are investing in is automation. There are so many ...

  • Grape Salad with Pecans


    Grape Salad with Pecans
    Source- Jennifer Wiilams
     
    2 1/2 lb. Red and green seedless grapes
    4 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
    1/2 c. sour cream or greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)
    1/4 tsp. salt
    3 tbsp. packed light brown sugar, divided
    3/4 c. toasted pecans
    Halve half of the grapes. Stir together cream cheese, sour cream, salt, and 2 tablespoons brown sugar in a bowl until sugar is dissolved. Add grapes and stir gently to coat. Top with pecans and remaining brown sugar just before serving.
     

  • Bacon and Cheese Filled Burgers


    Bacon and Cheese Filled Burgers
    Source- Jennifer Williams
     
    3 tbsp. dark brown sugar
    1 1/2 tsp. paprika
    1/2 tsp. garlic powder
    1/2 tsp. ground cumin
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1 lb. ground beef
    1/2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
    6 slice bacon
    4  buns
    Heat grill to medium. Combine the sugar, spices, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and set aside. Form the beef into 8 equal patties. Combine cheese and crumbled bacon and place an equal amount on 4 of the patties. Place the remaining patties over the cheese and bacon and pinch the ...

  • FRIED PIE


    FRIED PIE
    By: amishamerica.com

    2 cup flour

    1 teaspoon salt

    1/2 cup shortening

    1/3 cup cold water

    Stewed fruit

    Sift the flour and salt together.  Cut in the shortening and mix together using hands. Add water. Place on a floured surface, and roll out about to a thickness of 1/8 inch. Cut out circles of about 4 inches in diameter using a large cookie cutter. In each circle, place 1 1/2 tablespoons of sweetened mashed fruit (good choices include peaches, dried apricots, snitz, thick apple sauce as well as raspberry or blueberry filling). Moisten the edges with cold water ...

  • DANDELION GRAVY


    DANDELION GRAVY
    By: amishamerica.com

    Dandelion greens (or lettuce or endive)

    ½ pound Bacon

    2 tablespoons flour

    1 ½ cup milk

    1 tbsp. sugar

    Salt to taste

    Vinegar to taste

    2 hard- boiled eggs, diced

    You can use as much finely cut-up dandelion greens, lettuce or endives as you like. Cut up the strips of bacon, place into a pan and fry. Use a portion of the drippings to make pan gravy.  Do this by adding your flour to the drippings and browning over medium heat. When it turns brown add milk, and stir constantly until the mixture comes to ...

  • Amish After-Church Casserole


    Amish After-Church Casserole
    By: The Amish Cook
    Ingredients

    1 1 /2 pounds hamburger

    1 onion, chopped

    1 /2 pounds spaghetti, cooked 10 minutes and drained

    2 cups fresh peas

    2 cups tomato juice

    1 pound your favorite cheese

    Instructions

    Brown hamburger and onions.

    Drain off grease.

    Add tomato juice and simmer 20 minutes.

    Put cooked spaghetti around the edge of your pan and put the peas in the center.

    Simmer another 15 minutes.

    Cover with cheese and simmer until cheese is completely melted.

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