2016 East Central District Farm Family of the Year – Chris & Nesha Smith

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In this day and time, you don’t see many first generation farmers as it’s a hard business to get into, but Chris and Nesha Smith have defeated the odds. They purchased their farm in 2004 and have worked diligently to build their cattle herd and instill in their 10-year-old daughter their same passion for agriculture. Chris and...

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread (With Chocolate Chunks!)

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When a friend gave me some zucchini from her garden a few summers ago, it stayed on my kitchen counter for most of the week. I occasionally glanced over at it, wondering what to do with this vegetable for a family (myself included) who doesn’t like squash. For my family who likes dark chocolate (myself included), my mother-in-law...

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Throwback Thursday {Fourth of July Recipes!}

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Stumped for what to prepare for your Fourth of July celebration? Here are some great ideas to get you going. Snow Cone Vanilla Cupcakes   Flag Cake   Low Country Lemonade   BBQ Bacon-Wrapped Chicken   Dutch Oven Peach...

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Throwback Thursday {Kids In The Kitchen}

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What better way to enjoy spending time with your kids than in the kitchen making things they want to eat. Here’s some kid friendly recipes to get you started. Frozen Banana Pops Fruity Drinks   Bacon and Cheddar Pigs in a Blanket   Homemade Chocolate Syrup   Birthday Treats for...

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Throwback Thursday {National Dairy Month – Ice Cream!}

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As the old song from the 20’s says,”I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” If your family is ‘screaming’ for ice cream, try one of these mouth satisfying recipes. Caramel Apple Pecan Ice Cream   Roasted Banana and Toasted Walnut Ice Cream   Dessert Tacos 10 Tips for Delicious Homemade Ice...

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