Month: September 2012

New babies!!

See the new baby chick hatched today! That is not its “real” mother but just one of the hens that sat on the batch of eggs. Four total hatched today (so far)!!

Big Sky Coffee Cake

This recipe was given to me about 25 years ago by a co-worker at KPMG from Montana. As excellent now as it was then! Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. almond extract 3 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 large can [Continue]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

These cookies are amazing! They stay soft (at least for 36 hours – haven’t had one last longer than that yet), and are super easy to make. Ingredients: Dough- 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened pumpkin puree (1/2 can) 1 large [Continue]