Posts in farm life
an autumnal gathering in the orchard // pumpkin bundt cake recipe

I’ve always dreamed of setting up a table in our apple orchard, filled with sweet Autumn treats, with candlesticks and gold accents, and with a string or two of lights swaying above. For years now, I’ve thought about it. How dreamy it would be. Perhaps for my birthday I would think. And each year, the chaos of Fall would take over, and I just couldn’t seem to find the time or energy.

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saskatoon rhubarb pie

Hello!  Today we have such a wonderful (and maybe unusual?) Summer pie to talk about.  If you're unfamiliar with saskatoons, they're kind of like a smaller blueberry, with almost a nutty taste.  Hard to describe!  But they make amazing pies, even if they are a pain in the butt to pick!  Ha!  They tend to ripen individually, versus blueberries which often ripen in clusters.  Soooo.....when you're picking them for money, the saskatoons are much harder!  I was always a terrible berry picker when my family had more berries (we used to grow a ton of raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries), and I didn't even bother to attempt to make money picking saskatoons.  Hahaha. 

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