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Cider Making Family Reunion in the Heartland

Every year for decades our family gathers to make cider in the barn yard on our ancestral press. It’s always the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. For this reunion I drove my brother’s truck up to Ringhausen’s Orchard where I bought five bushels of mixed cider apples and one bushel of #2 reds. How do […]

Ste. Genevieve Specialty Foods

Now that I’m back in the heartland of the Midwest, I’m happily enjoying Oberle’s Headcheese. Yes, I understand. It’s an acquired taste. But, for us farmgirls, it’s a natural. Oberle’s Meat Market 21529 Highway 32 Ste. Genevieve, Missouri 63670 (573) 883-5656 Offering the original famous Oberle sausage, smoked pork loin, garlic cheese and a wide […]