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- Sunday Switch Up
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- Sunday Recipe - Spiced Apple Bagel
- It's MOREL time!
- Cedi and Capri in the Apple Blossoms!
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- Sunday Recipe - Spicy Apple Pancake with Cider Sau...
- Poynette Library – DECORATE A BIRDHOUSE FUNdraisin...
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- Sunday Recipe - Apple Nut Bread
- Next Project - Hoop House
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- Greenhouses and Vegetables
- Sunday Recipe - Cranberry Apple Bread
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- Golden Delicious
- Granny Smith
- NW Greening
- Overall Summary
- Snow Sweet
- Sweet 16
- Tolman Sweet
- William's Pride
It’s been pretty quiet on the blog this winter. I’ll admit – I was not a fan of the weather. I pretty much just hibernated all winter long...
It’s almost time for you to all visit us at the orchard again! I’m sure you’re missing us as we are missing you! Apple Blossom Days WH...
I can’t find that I’ve shared this with you all already – so sorry if I have – but even if I have I think it’s worth a double post. There...
We have decided to continue on the tradition of Apple Blossom Days. One change from last year is that we are going to hold it on tw...
We still have a tiny bit of hope that the trees will have at least a few blossoms for the 4th and 5th weekend – much more hope for the 11th ...
When I made a caramel apple cheesecake a few years ago, I was smitten. I decided to tweak the original recipe into a pie version for the orc...
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Where Can you Find Us?
I snapped a few pictures of the adventure’s that happened at the orchard last night. The night started out with moving a rather large rock from one spot by the red building to a garden by where the old house sat. It was a very big rock that took a large tractor, a chain, and the skidster…what fun…
During the rock moving adventure’s grandma and Capri planted some flowers… Grandpa and Capri look at a quote together… Cedi decides to join them :) Jared had the lucky job of saw-cutting a concrete slab.
He’s a little sore this morning.
From the WAGA cookbook:
Spiced Apple Bagel
Beverly Raatz, Wisconsin
3 T light cream cheese, softened
1 honey-wheat or plain bagel split
3 T chopped apples
3 tsp. raisins
1 tsp. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
Spread cream cheese on bagel. Top with apples and raisins. Combine brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, sprinkle over top. Place on a baking sheet; broil 6-8 inches from the heat or 2-3 minutes or until hot and bubbly. 240 calories
Sounds super yummy to me! Nice way to spruce up that bagel of yours. Have a great Sunday!
The next day we went hunting for even more!
My mouth is watering now looking at these beautiful mushrooms!
Lots has been happening at the Kroncke Road Orchard this spring. We’re preparing to move the store over to our place in 2010 (don’t panic…more details to come later…). Before we finished the hoop house, the Amish came down and put up an addition to our shed. We will now have plenty of space to do everything we need to at our place….
Frank is in the skidster boring holes for the posts to go in.
Grandma and Grandpa were our inspectors.
Cedi had a picnic lunch with them on the first full day of construction!
It’s done though…we officially have one ‘motha’ of a shed… 40’ x 120’! (and a lean on the front!)
I chose this one for my friend Kiki who loves apple pancakes!
Spicy Apple Pancake with Cider Sauce
-Dick and Wendy Dart, Maiden Rock
2 cups Bisquick
3/4 cup McIntosh apples
1-1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1-1/3 cup milk
Mix all ingredients together. Measure 1/4 cup onto hot griddle.
1 cup sugar
2 T cornstarch
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 cups apple cider
2 T. lemon juice
1/4 cup butter or margarine
Mix first 4 ingredients. Stir in cider and lemon juice. Cook stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in butter.
The Friends of the Poynette Library enlisted local artists to help with this fabulous fundraising event.
Here were our instructions:
- Sign out a birdhouse (or build one yourself)
- Donate your time, materials and creativity on behalf of the Friends.
- Decorate the birdhouse with tiles, paints, stencils, pebbles, straw, etc.
- Return it to the library on or before May 14, 2009
I received a friendly ‘reminder’ on Monday night that my birdhouse was due back at the library no later than Thursday! I had completely forgotten about it so I was very happy for the call. I had shown up the library late and there were only a few small birdhouses left to decorate and I knew I wouldn’t have time to come up with my own (at least this year…I already have a few ideas if they do it again next year…) so I took a small one home.
Wednesday was ‘Grandma Day’ for the girls so I finally had some time to paint my birdhouse. I painted it with a fabulous mixture of dark blue and celery colored paint. I then used modge podge to attach this fabulous bird print from a piece of fabric onto the top of the houses’ roof…of course I added some glitter to my modge podge…it wouldn’t be my birdhouse without that! If you want to see more pictures of this birdhouse click HERE!
My mother-in-law, Diane, was a bit more ambitious and creative than I! She painted this fabulous apple gourd and made it into a birdhouse! I think it looks fantastic. If I were you would I would keep your eyes peeled this fall for some more of these at our Orchard store!
These birdhouses will be displayed and ON SALE on May 15th and 16th at the Friends of the Library Annual Plant and Book Sale.
This sale will be in the Presbyterian Church Basement at 224 N. Main St, Poynette, WI. Friday from 8-5 and Saturday from 8-2.
All the proceeds go to benefit the Poynette Area Public Library.
Thank you for supporting your Friends of the Library in this unique endeavor!