The Positive Impacts of Agriculture

The Positive Impacts of Agriculture

My family: My husband, Steve, and I recently celebrated 40 years of marriage. I am also celebrating over 40 years of life as a woman in agriculture – a farmer. During my childhood years, I yearned to live on a farm with no real understanding of what it meant to be...
Bowl Baked Oatmeal

Bowl Baked Oatmeal

CommonGround volunteer Joan Ruskamp shares her recipe for Bowl Baked Oatmeal with Pure Nebraska viewers. Bowl Baked Oatmeal 1 and 3/4 cups (420ml milk (dairy or nondairy))2 large eggs*1/2 cup 120ml pure maple syrup*1/4 cup 60g unsalted butter, melted and slightly...
Flaky Beef-Stuffed Pinwheels

Flaky Beef-Stuffed Pinwheels

CommonGround volunteer Joan Ruskamp shared her recipe for Flaky Beef-Stuffed Pinwheels during a “Mom Meals: Holiday Edition” cooking class. Flaky Beef-Stuffed Pinwheels Notes: If you use two full pastry sheets you will want to use more roast beef. Hormel...
Apple Clafoutis

Apple Clafoutis

CommonGround volunteer Joan Ruskamp shares a recipe for Apple Clafoutis with Pure Nebraska viewers.  This recipe was found on All-Recipes.com.   Apple Clafoutis 4 large eggs¾ cup brown sugar⅓ cup all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon salt1 ½ cups milk1 tablespoon...
I Challenge Burger King – Let’s get the Facts

I Challenge Burger King – Let’s get the Facts

UPDATE – as of August 27, 2020 It took only a few weeks for Burger King to respond to numerous farmers, ranchers and consumers about the misleading video. Instead of crediting U.S. beef producers for their steadily decreasing carbon footprint, Burger King set up...