Prairie Californian

Glassful: Bringing You Perfectly Paired Wines

By On December 19, 2014

It seems to be a common theme throughout life, we enjoy the familiar. We know what we like and rarely do we deviate from that. Wines are no different. We get into… Read More

The History of Wheat

The History of Wheat

By On December 17, 2014

Welcome to week three all about wheat! Thanks to mainstream media, wheat has kind of gotten a beat down. Wheat has been blamed for the evils of the healthy world like celiac’s… Read More

Canada Dry Holiday Cocktails

Canada Dry Holiday Cocktails

By On December 16, 2014

This post brought to you by Dr Pepper Snapple Group. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Prairie Californian. I secretly love parties, especially Holiday parties. Houses decked out in… Read More

Thanksgiving in California

Thanksgiving in California

By On December 12, 2014

It’s sort of become this tradition… My husband and I spend our Thanksgiving in California. After I moved to North Dakota, we both decided it is too hard to try and split… Read More

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Building a Home: Making Choices

By On December 11, 2014

When I left you last on our home building, I left you with some basement walls being poured… Well you’re going to be shocked when you see this next photo!  She’s almost… Read More


Clam Chowder

By On December 9, 2014

** Don’t forget to enter the Thirty Days of Food Le Creuset Giveaway, it ends Thursday December 11th **  So I am going to be honest here… I am not a big… Read More

Classes of Wheat

All Wheat is Not Created Equal: Six Classes of Wheat

By On December 8, 2014

Wheat is one of the four crops we grow on our farm. We grow wheat on our farm because it works well in our rotation. We grow hard red spring wheat which… Read More


Christmas List for the Home Cook

By On December 5, 2014

Just recently, my husband and I walked into a ranch and home supply store.. It is one of my favorites as it contains many, many wonderful kitchen utensils. My husband laughed at… Read More


Thirty Days of Food Le Creuset Giveaway

By On December 4, 2014

Well I made it… It’s been 30 days of food and farming and I loved every minute of it! I hope you enjoyed this feature as well! I will be honest, when… Read More

Chili Verde Rice

Chili Verde Rice featuring Marc Breckenridge

By On December 1, 2014

I got the opportunity to meet Marc through my friend Megan last time I was visiting California. We immediately found common interest in Agriculture and the need for opening up our barn… Read More