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September 13, 2014: Family Fun in the Kitchen with LaVon and Miss NiNi

Here is the Setpember 13, 2014 episode of Family Fun in the Kitchen with LaVon and Miss NiNi. The broadcast airs weekly on KJAN AM 1220, FM 101.1 in Atlantic, Iowa. You can listen by streaming the broadcast below or following this link: Microwave Apple Crisp 6 medium apples, peeled and sliced ¾ cup […]

A Letter Home

Dear Dad and Mom, I wish you could have been there…at the wedding day of your youngest grandchild. From the rising of the sun until the going down of the same, the day was perfect in every way! I know though at what would have been the 102nd and 97th years of your lives, respectively, […]

Newest Honoree Into Baking Court

Renowned Competitive Baker. Skilled State Fair Food Judge. Talented Pie Demonstrator and Educator. Hard-Working Farm Wife. Beloved Mom, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother.  She can do it all! My newest baking court honoree wears these various “hats” with ease and confidence. Little did she know that when wearing the day-to-day “hats” as a farm wife and mother […]

Monkey Face and Chocolate Raspberry Pie

What do a monkey face and chocolate-raspberry pie have in common, Dear Readers? Absolutely nothing…unless a little 6-year-old baker becomes the mastermind in this adventurous tale of culinary creativity and competition. With the awarded title of “Grandma” in our ever-growing family, it’s fun for me to “plant the seeds” of opportunity into the minds of […]

Great Baking Teams

They came two by two. They came with bowls, spatulas, zesters, measuring cups and spoons, rolling pins, baking pans, and more. Selected ingredients were included within each team’s carry-all box. A lovingly baked dessert was clutched by a team member’s able hands. This procession of family teams, Dear Readers, comprised the maiden voyage of a […]