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Ranch/Rambler Homes

 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Sweet Cheese Pockets

These Sweet Cheese Pockets are great to serve as an appetizer while you are preparing for your Thanksgiving feast or for a yummy breakfast, you decide. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!!



What You Need: 

1 (10 Ounce) packet of refrigerated pizza dough
1/2 cup strawberry jam
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese (I LOVE Cabot White Cheddar)
1/4 cup caramelized onion
5 sliced of bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup chopped pecans (Optional)
Melted Butter to edges of dough

What To Do:

Preheat Oven 400. 

Unroll pizza dough and cut into 12 equal parts. Place 1 tsp of jam on each piece of dough. Top with cheese, caramelized onion, bacon and pecans. 

Brush edges with melted butter; fold dough over filling and seal edges with a fork. Place on greased baking sheet. 

Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm. 

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