I’m sharing my recipe for the perfect rack of ribs. Smithfield Extra Tender Ribs are dry rubbed, wrapped in foil and cooked slow and low in the oven for tender and juicy ribs that will have everyone coming back for seconds. Served with homemade BBQ Sauce, these ribs will turn out perfect every single time.
Poke Cakes seem to hit their peak popularity in the 1970s, originally a campaign created to increase sluggish sales for Jell-O gelatin. Women’s magazines featured full-page advertisements showcasing recipes for the fun and festive looking, new "Jell-O Gelatin Poke...
This Creole Seasoning Blend from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que needs to be in your pantry! Perfect for seasoning pork, steak, chicken, and seafood, and made from ingredients you probably already have.

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Penn Yan made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for baking the world's largest pancake during the Buckwheat Festival. This Buckwheat Pancake recipe doesn't create nearly as big of a pancake, but it's definitely a winner!
Loaded Baked Potato Soup is the perfect winter soup. Loaded with hearty potatoes, bacon, cheese and sour cream,  this feel-good, hearty, savory, delicious soup is comfort food of the highest level.
Buffalo Chicken Wings are found at nearly every super bowl party, pizza shop, and sports bar. This messy finger food is an upstate New York original. Tracing its roots back to Buffalo, in a small family owned bar. The...
Sprinkle Robust Pizza Seasoning onto a plain jane pizza for more flavor, season ground meat with for a quick homemade sausage.
No holiday cookie tray is complete without a gingerbread man! These cut-out cookies are soft and chewy, with the classic spicey gingerbread flavor. 
These tender and juicy Porterhouse steak are perfectly seared in a cast iron skillet and finished in the oven, served with garlic butter.
There is no denying that Libby’s dominates the canned pumpkin scene, but there is an Upstate New York Player with a considerably cooler looking label you may have noticed while shopping at Tops Markets. Lake Shore Solid Pack Pumpkin I happened upon Lake...
Philly Cheese Steak Cheesy Bread. Beefy, cheesy and incredibly crave-worthy, serve up a taste of Philly at your next gathering. Huge thanks to Moyer Beef for sponsoring today’s recipe! The recipe, opinions, and photos are all my own, but you probably knew that already.  My...
Dinner's on the table in 20 Minutes with this Beef and Broccoli Lo Mein. Tender Beef strips tossed with veggies and lo mein noodles in a flavorful sauce is the perfect weeknight meal.
These Insanely Delicious (and Quick!) Cheesesteak Sandwiches are the answer to a busy evening when you are exhausted and everyone is hungry. Beef strips are marinated in a flavorful mixture that does double duty: it flavors and tenderizes the beef,...
Calico Bean casserole is a classic picnic favorite. This recipe features Grandma Browns Baked Beans, ground beef, bacon and a mixture of canned beans.
Here we are near the end of August and sweet corn season is winding down! It has been a crazy summer at our farm (but in a good way!) The corn has done remarkably well considering the soggy weather...
These Pickled Red Onions are a zesty topping for burgers, dogs, and tacos. Process them in a water bath canner for long term storage, or make up a quick batch for the fridge.
Enjoy these pickled garlic scapes atop a salad, or as an addition to your relish tray. This hot water bath canning recipe is great for beginner canners.
Always a hit at picnics, Crispy Chinese Chicken Salad with an easy homemade hoisin and ginger flavored vinaigrette.
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 York original. Tracing its roots back to Buffalo, in a small family owned bar....
A vatrushka is a Russian/Ukrainian open-faced pastry or tart. Made with various doughs and pastries and dozens of fillings, vatrushka are a traditional Russian/Ukrainian tea-time treat. After some reading, I learned it seems the most popular type is a...
Hi! I’m Jennifer – a work at home, farmer's wife, mom to 3, living life in Upstate New York! I love sharing tasty recipes, easy do it yourself projects, and little stories of life on a farm in the Finger Lakes.

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