Two Chicks from the Sticks

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cherry Cobbler

Our cherry trees on the farm are full of plump, ripe cherries as we speak. This weekend we picked two large bowls – just like this one full of fresh, tart cherries.   Can you say cherry crisp, pie, cobbler, or strudel?  After my husband and kids were done picking, we all sat around the... read more →

Deep Fried Kool-Aid Balls

What says Fair time better than deep fried food? A very original thinking man out in California developed the hottest new fried food item to hit the county fair circuit – Deep Fried Kool-Aid Balls. I grew up drinking Kool Aid during the hottest parts of summer on the farm. (My Mom wouldn’t let us... read more →

Strawberry – Rhubarb Pie

I had a team potluck dinner at my boss’s house last week. My boss Craig makes an amazing grilled flank steak with a zip sauce that we all look forward to devouring. I was directed to bring a strawberry-rhubarb pie – big surprise!  I wonder why? Take a guess where I found the fresh strawberries... read more →