A rustic plum crostata is delicious summer magic

It's August and my bumper crop of basil growing in patio pots is an endless supply of a quick garnish or homemade pesto but also gave inspiration to this recipe, a combination of sweet and spicy flavors. Full Story
Come to the 4-H Fair this year
4-H stands for head, hands, heart, and health. The pledge is: "I pledge my Head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service and my health to better living; for my club, my community, my country and my world. Full Story

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