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Real Road Food: Eat Green and Healthy While Traveling (Roti Recipe Included)

Do you know what you’re having for dinner today — or β€œsupper” as we say here in Wisconsin? Don’t panic if you don’t know.Β  You’re not alone.Β  Up to one third of Americans don’t know what they will be eating for supper on any given day, an underlying cause of relying on prepared food fast …

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Summer on Ice: Three Easy Ways to Use Frozen Berries All Winter

My roots and love for Wisconsin run deep, ever since we traded the Chicago urban corporate scene for organic farming and sustainable living on our rural farm and bed and breakfast, Inn Serendipity.Β  And at heart, I’m a four-season loving gal.Β  But man, that fourth season of winter can run a bit long here.Β  Fortunately, …

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Fall Finale Muffins Pair Carrots and Apples (Recipe Included)

As the colder November winds start to blow here on our Wisconsin farm and B&B, Inn Serendipity, I feel a breeze of bittersweet. As I look at the pumpkins, potatoes and other root crops stacked up for the winter, I crave something else:Β  One last taste of crunchy, flavorful garden fresh. That’s when these Fall …

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Three Reasons Why Homemade Hot Cocoa Saves Time, Money and the Planet (Recipe Included)

We cranked up the woodstove for the first time this season last night at Inn Serendipity. The cool, fall nighttime breezes have arrived here in Wisconsin, and that means just one thing: time for hot cocoa. But not just any hot cocoa. When my husband, John Ivanko, and I moved from Chicago apartments to our …

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Let Them Eat Pie: Easy Oat Apple Pie Recipe Celebrates Busy Fall Harvest

Apple harvest time arrives at the best and worst time on our Wisconsin farm and B&B, Inn Serendipity. As four bushels of apples sit on my front porch, I’m reminded of all those right reasons: the crisp flavor of fresh apples, appreciation of the harvest bounty and the tempting aroma of a pie baking in …

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Savor the Season: Four Tips to Welcome Fall to Your Table (With Roasted Root Recipe)

Summer brings out life’s busy side for all of us, from garden duties to a packed outdoor agenda to sunny social gatherings. But don’t solely blame our modern lifestyle for the jammed summer schedule. Living a busy, abundant lifestyle during the warmer months is completely in flow with living seasonally; the key right now is …

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Underground Abundance: Three Steps to Foraging a Local Fruit Tree

Pear pie. Pear ginger muffins. Pear cordials made from fruit, sugar and vodka. Pears canned in sugar syrup. Pear jam. When my senior neighbor Mary calls me every year at the end of August with her annual message of β€œThe tree is ripe – come pick,” I turn into the Bubba Gump of pears, gratefully …

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Five Tips to Host a Local Food Summer Breakfast (Tomato Pie Recipe Included)

Two things peak like clockwork every August on our Wisconsin farm: Both the tomato harvest and the flow of guests at our B&B, Inn Serendipity, hit their peak. A time of rich abundance sprinkled with managed chaos, everything dances wildly amidst summer seasonal flow. Which means I’ll gladly embrace any way I can simplify life …

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