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Georgia’s Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Until she retired a few years ago, Jerri was an active member of the St. Croix Valley Music Teachers Association. The members are professional music teachers and performers, and most meetings feature a program of interest to people who believe … Continue reading

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Lorrie’s Baked Oatmeal

Long before Jerri became my wife, when she was in high school, she had a dog named Inkabelle Susan (a.k.a. Inky). She also had a loving father who got up at dawn and left her a serving of oatmeal on … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Raisin Rolls

My mother made a lot of cinnamon raisin rolls. Most of the time, she would use her ordinary white bread dough. She made a double batch of bread twice a week when I was growing up, so she would take … Continue reading

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Mennonite Waffles

Making waffles is a pretty straightforward business, assuming that you have a waffle iron and follow the recipe below. However, you should observe two common-sense rules when you make them. RULE #1: Don’t put your hand into a hot waffle … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs Supreme

Here is a hearty breakfast or brunch dish that is often found on restaurant menus in northern Wisconsin. It’s called a skillet breakfast when the scrambled eggs are accompanied with fried or hash brown potatoes. When a side order of … Continue reading

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Rye Buttermilk Pancakes

For the first time last summer, Jerri and I spent a week in San Francisco, California, toured some wineries in the Napa and Sonoma valleys and visited our friends Bob and Jody at their home in Ashland, Oregon. Bob and … Continue reading

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Drop Biscuits

When Jerri was five or six years old, her family moved from “the farm” into the village of Rosalia, Kansas. Thirty years earlier, oil had been discovered in Butler county and Rosalia had become a boom town with a bank, … Continue reading

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Wild Raspberry Jam

When I got back to the cabin from trimming one of the trails, I found a note on the table from Jerri that said simply, “11:20 Gone a-berrying.” Whenever I see that expression I am reminded of Walden. Thoreau wrote … Continue reading

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Mom’s Crumb-Topped Coffee Cake

I had stopped in early one morning to say hello to my mother on the way to the cabin. As we drank coffee and ate warm chocolate chip cookies, I asked her how it happened that she always had something … Continue reading

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Grits and Sausage Casserole

People may be divided into two groups–those who love grits for breakfast and those who do not. I belong to the first group. My fishing partner belonged to the second. We found this recipe several years ago. I was hunting … Continue reading

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