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How to Make Butter the Old Time Way

A few weeks back I got my good friend Carolyn Anderson to demonstrate how her mother made butter when she was a child—well almost. When Carolyn was a child her family had a milk cow so they made butter from that wonderful fresh cream. Since neither Carolyn nor I have access to fresh milk today she used whipping cream. The other variation is she uses a food processor instead of a churn. I hope you enjoyed Carolyn’s demonstration. The butter…

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Pickling Cayenne Pepper

“Mama always pickled cayenne peppers for “pepper sauce”–she used just straight vinegar. She used it on greens or cabbage and lots…