It’s Salsa Season! See What’s Hot!

Do you have a plethora of tomatoes this year? All the local garden reports I've heard say the tomato plants are loaded!   What will you do with your tomatoes? So many choices with Mrs. Wages Mixes - Pasta Sauce, Pizza Sauce, Mild, Medium or Hot Salsa, Chili Base, and Ketchup.   Don't want to … Continue reading It’s Salsa Season! See What’s Hot!

Do You Know Fairbury has a “Zoo”?

Okay, so it's not a real zoo with live animals, but there are animals here at The Country Cupboard - a lot of them. Some little people helpers (wild animals?) were here this week helping with our zoo. They rearranged and enlarged the farm a bit. Gummi Zoo Buddies (elephants, hippos, lions and giraffes), Sour Pigs and Blue … Continue reading Do You Know Fairbury has a “Zoo”?

Deli & Bakery News + Don’t Snooze & Lose – Order Peaches by Saturday

What do you call soft, chewy, peanut buttery cookies with chocolate chips and chocolate pieces? Monster Cookies, of course! You can make your own - they take time, ingredients and make a little mess. OR you can stop by and try the newest, sweetest bakery item here.   New Deli Changes There's a little shift … Continue reading Deli & Bakery News + Don’t Snooze & Lose – Order Peaches by Saturday

Road Trip Rambles & Michigan Peach Scrambles

I just got back from "off-roading". I can imagine the mental picture you have - me and the nieces and nephew on a rough ride. Well, we probably aren't talking about the same thing, actually.   "Off-roading" could also be described as perusing the countryside for hours on state highways like Route 47. There are a lot … Continue reading Road Trip Rambles & Michigan Peach Scrambles

Have a Teeny Weeny Too Much Zucchini? (2017 Edition)

Here we are at Zucchini Season again or maybe it could be said That Annoying Green Thing Season. Even if you don't like zucchini, check out the salad recipe below. If you do like zucchini and need more recipe ideas, here are some from previous years:  Zucchini Crust Pizza, Zucchini Crisp, Zucchini Nachos, Zucchini Relish, Zucchini … Continue reading Have a Teeny Weeny Too Much Zucchini? (2017 Edition)

Decorate Your Deck & Eat A Blueberry Snack

Have you seen our New Poly Furniture section yet? Not only is it a lovely place to eat lunch and watch the world go by, it's also a great spot to sit and chat.   Come by yourself, with a group, or bring someone new with you. Get a sandwich to enjoy outside or just sit and … Continue reading Decorate Your Deck & Eat A Blueberry Snack

What Do Chocolate, Horseradish and Turkey Have in Common?

Here we are, switching months again (so soon). Did you know July is Horseradish Month? I didn't either until a few minutes ago. But that's pretty exciting considering we (finally) have Horseradish Sauce available for all of you who've asked.   In other random notes for the month of July, Friday the 7th is National Chocolate … Continue reading What Do Chocolate, Horseradish and Turkey Have in Common?

Stay In or Cook Out?

The Perfect Cookout   On the beach, no flies, no mosquitos, no annoying noises or people. The perfect weather, good company, amazing food. Or Reality.... The little insects are buzzing, the kids are crying or yelling, and the weather is less than ideal. Yep, that's pretty much life! But hey, it's not a bad life. At least … Continue reading Stay In or Cook Out?