Farmer Franny

Food. Farm. Family.

I don’t know what has come over me lately, but I have been longing for some greasy hamburgers. Literally, dreaming for them. Last week I was diagnosed with Covid. I had a fever, congestion, headache, cough, drainage, sore throat, no voice, and was quite miserable for about 3 days. I was so lucky to not …

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The rumors are true. I will drink the extra dressing out of the bowl like a savage. It does make me feel better that my 3 year old son does the same thing. There is something about this dressing that’s addicting. It makes you do funny things. This dressing is an adaptation of Aldi’s off-brand …

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I don’t know one person out there that wouldn’t use an easy dinner. Even in quarantine somehow our lives still become consumed with something. So here is an easy dump casserole that can totally be as last minute as you want. Plus! An easy clean-up. Dump (I really don’t like this word) cans of chopped …

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Here in Tejas, and the majority of America was hit by a random winter blast. It’s almost surreal to think that happened. I won’t disclose how many years I have enjoyed here, due to the fact I’ve always lived here (therefore you’d know my age), but I have never seen such a thing. Let’s just …

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 MUTTS If you’re not a dog person, you don’t understand. It all may seem crazy, but dog-people crazy is definitely normal. What’s not normal is my dog being human. I swear, he’s part-dog, part-human. If he was fully a person, he would be an overweight and lazy dead-beat teenager. Don’t get me wrong, I love …

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Every year I plan December: I have gifts bought, menus planned and the lists checked off by the beginning of the month. Could you imagine how ugly this would get if it wasn’t organized? Ha! Probably just fine, and just as much fun.  Yet, no matter how well l plan or how much I’ve saved, …

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        Here in Texas, this fall has had surprisingly good weather. We don’t typically get a fall, at least not a real one. It’s usually either summer, unbearable summer, or winter… with a dash of fall and spring. I think fall being more than 3 weeks, has been almost troublesome to most …

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David Letterman has an interview show on Netflix entitled, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.” They don’t because they are well known either as an actor, musician, or famous for being famous.  Since I’m none of the above, I need an introduction. My name is Mary Ann and I’m married to Lisa’s dad, Bob. We’ve …

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