Oatmeal Carmelitas

Oatmeal Carmelitas in a Kitchen

Oatmeal Carmelitas

 This recipe is from someone’s grandma pulled from a farmer magazine, published in the “way back”.  I’ve seen other Carmelita recipes that contain much more butter and sugar. Some Carmelita recipes include an entire can of sweetened condensed milk in addition to the extra butter and sugar. Can you say diabetic coma?

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Derecho Devastation in Iowa

Collapsed Grain Bin from 2020 Derecho in Iowa

I was planning to post about an easy and thrifty way to can pickles that taste like expensive deli pickles.

But instead I must discuss the Disastrous Derecho (Source: weather.gov) that blew in on August 10, 2020 that has brought Midwest farmers to their knees. (We were one of few that missed devastation, where the epicenter was less than 20 miles away. We are stunned the Derecho went around our tiny spot in the state.)

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