Monthly Archives: August 2014

Plum-rific! Recipe

Plum Recipe GERMAN BLUE PLUM CAKE Ingredients ¼ lb butter                                                                                                                                                        2 eggs ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla ¾ cup sugar 1 ½ cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ cup milk (or more) 2 ½ to 3 lb purple plums … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition-The Berrien County Youth Fair

I cannot even remember the first time I went to the local fair.  I know I was young, very young – holding on to my Mom and Dad’s hands.  Looking at so much. Trying to take it all in.  So … Continue reading

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So Many Plums to Choose From

There are two major types of plums: European plums and Japanese plums. The most common European plums (scientific name Prunus domestica L.) are elongated, blue types, but other colors are available as well. In the USA, European plums are eaten … Continue reading

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Enjoy Our Berries All Winter Long!

Freezing fruit is a great way to save berries for winter use and can be a quick and painless process!! The easiest fruits to freeze are blueberries, red raspberries, black raspberries, and blackberries. Sweet and Tart cherries are also great … Continue reading

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