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Homemade Butter

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2 cups heavy whipping cream Salt to taste (optional) Jar with a tight fitting lid 1. Fill a jar halfway with heavy cream (baby food jars work great for small batches; canning jars are great for larger batches). Then, screw the lid on tight. 2. Shake the jar up and down until the cream thickens and forms..

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Easy Homemade Ice Cream In A Bag

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Ingredients Rock Salt (also called Ice Cream Salt) Ice Gallon baggies Quart baggies An awesome ice cream bowl 1 cup half & half (or whole milk) 2 Tbs. white sugar ½ tsp. vanilla extract Any additional mix-ins that your heart desires (cocoa powder, strawberries, Reese’s cups, chocolate chips, sprinkles, oreos, etc.) Instructions Fill gallon size..

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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

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2 large eggs 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups whipping cream 1 cup milk 2 tsp vanilla Whisk the eggs until light and fluffy. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time until completely blended. Pour in cream, milk and vanilla. Freeze.

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Wea Ridge Middle School Color Run

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During a calendar year, I am lucky enough to visit 17 Fuel Up to Play 60 school events. Day in and day out, I never know what the weather will bring, what the event will be, and/or what my role will become once I arrive. More times than not, I am solely there to observe the..

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How NOT to Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Warning – do not attempt to make a grilled cheese sandwich in the toaster!  Well, of course you wouldn’t do that, but when my brother, Jim, was 4 years old, he thought that’s how it should be done.  He knew what he liked, and he was ready to eat!  Keep in mind this was over..

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Cheesy Easter Traditions

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“Hippotty Hopotty Easter’s on its way…..” Spring is my favorite time of year, sparking rebirth and renewal of my precious tulips, green lawn and all things pastel. It’s a time of hope and joy and celebration in our house. As a child Easter meant, coloring eggs, chocolate bunnies and baskets full of plastic neon grass…

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Pizza Day – Yeah!

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Have you ever met anyone who doesn’t like pizza?  If so, run away – they are not to be trusted! Pizza is a relative newcomer to the US.  In the late 1800’s, it was common fare sold by street vendors in cities where Italian immigrants tended to settle – NYC, Chicago, Philly, and St. Louis. ..

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Go Green on St. Patrick’s Day!

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St. Patrick’s Day is observed around the world and here, in Indiana.  The annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Indianapolis is a three-part party that paints the town green. The three-day event includes a Shamrock Run & Walk, the dyeing of the downtown canal green and is capped off with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade..

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National School Breakfast Week Recap

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Many Indiana schools have been celebrating National School Breakfast Week, and lucky for us, they’ve been sharing their pictures! Here’s what a few schools have been up to this week: West Noble Primary (Ligonier) serving yogurt with color changing spoons! Shelbyville High School (Shelbyville) “kicking” off the week with Fuel Up to Play 60 ambassador, Pat..

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K-9 Be Your Valentine?

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Like most kids, we had a dog growing up, and Mom took care of “our” dog. Decades later, I came to the dairy association and started visiting farms –quickly realizing most farms have dogs. Truly, dogs are our K-9 Valentines! “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love.  For me, they are the..

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