Category: Cooking

A Good Pie

It’s better to make a good pie than a poor poem.

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LauraPalooza 2012 Day 3 Video

The videos for Day 3 of LauraPalooza.

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Red Peppers in the Attic

Little House in the Big Woods was about guns and bears and sugar snow … but it was also about FOOD.

Posted in Cooking, Farmer Boy, Little House in the Big Woods, Little Town on the Prairie

Please pass the parched corn…

Add a “Little House” tradition to your Thanksgiving celebration!

Posted in Cooking, Holidays, On the Banks of Plum Creek, Playing Laura

"Apple Pie! Where in the World Did You Get Apples?"

Wendy McClure makes her own green pumpkin pie, just like Ma in The Long Winter.

Posted in Cooking, Laura's Legacy, The Long Winter, Writings About Laura

Little House Cooking in the NYT

A New York Times food writer discovers the delicacies inherent within Big Woods hog butchering.

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The Long Winter, Chapter 4: October Blizzard

That’s right, an OCTOBER BLIZZARD. But don’t worry, there are beans and tea.

Posted in Cooking, The Long Winter

The Long Winter, Chapter 3: The Fall of the Year

This chapter is also known as “The One With The Green Pumpkin Pie.” Frost, schmost! Ma knows what to do!

Posted in Cooking, The Long Winter

Wild Chokecherries

I went hiking this weekend along the Sakatah Singing Hills Trail in southern Minnesota, enjoying the crisp fall air and the changing colors. The Sakatah Trail follows an old railroad bed that led from west to east, beginning and ending

Posted in Cooking, On the Banks of Plum Creek, Playing Laura

Pie Plant

Pie Plant. What is it and why was it a staple in the homesteader gardens?

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