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Welcome To Home in The Finger Lakes!

Hello and welcome to my blog, Home in the Finger Lakes. I am Jen, and I want to help you make the most out of life in the country.

I created Home in the Finger Lakes to celebrate country life, and the joy found in simplicity & getting back to basics.

Baking Season

Russian Gingerbread Cookies (Pryaniki)

Pryaniki are a popular Russian cookie, often served with tea. These soft cookies have been loved for generations and they are a comforting and familiar …

Anise Pierniki (Polish Christmas Cookies)

These tender Polish Pierniki Christmas Cookies are a holiday favorite. The licorice-flavored cookies capture the holiday spirit with a generous topping of festive sprinkles.

Italian Ricotta Cookies

These Italian Ricotta Cookies are soft and light and a holiday favorite at my house! Lightly lemon flavored and decked out in holiday sprinkles, …

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Buffalo Chicken Wing Sauce

Buffalo Chicken Wings, they are found at nearly every super bowl party, pizza shop, and sports bar. This messy finger food is an upstate New …
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Backyard Chicken Keeping

From selecting and rearing chicks and ducklings, to protecting your flock from predators learn everything you need to know to make sure your backyard flock stays happy and healthy all year round.