Above left photo: The “Senate” House at Hurley, N.Y. as it was when we found and bought it. The grounds comprise about two acres. Above right photo: Our work was principally one of restoration. The small-paned windows and old-fashioned door add much to the appearance of the house. Having atContinue Reading

After having chickens we learned high protein really made a difference in our laying hens. Advice from 1909 seems to agree!

After a day’s rubbing up against the world there is nothing more soothing than the atmosphere confined within the four walls constituting home, providing it be all that term replies. Tesselated floors, beamed ceilings, leaded windows, expensive fabrics, rare canvases, first editions, imported bronzes-none of these are necessary to thisContinue Reading

Pine Apple Cheese? What kind of cheese is that? Does it taste like pineapple? Was it made from pineapple? I had never heard of this cheese before. So I sought out, but in vain, to find a modern counterpart. I was left to go back in time and read up on this mystery cheese.