The story goes that my dad got this recipe from a fellow contractor on a job site many many years ago. Its a really light, fluffy version of cheesecake and about the only kind I will eat. **Now with pictures! (12/29/12)

Strawberry Fruit Butter

Strawberry Fruit Butter Strawberries in a jar for a year. 2 1/2 pounds Strawberries sliced (about 8 cups)1 1/2 cups water3/4 cup sugar or Splenda1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest6 ounce lemon juice (about 4 small lemons Combine strawberries, water, sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice in sauce pan.Bring to boil and reduce heat to steady… Continue reading Strawberry Fruit Butter

Even Better Pancakes

After lots of practice and experiments, we learned that buttermilk is *it* when it comes to pancakes. This recipe has the added-bonus of being camping-friendly. Just pre-mix the dry ingredients and throw into a baggie and bring the wet stuff along in the cooler.