Almanzo continues to train his calves Bright and Star. His father helps him braid a whiplash from moosewood that will last until the summer heat dries it out.We don’t have any calves to train but we do have Princess Buttercup and Padme. No worries, we don’t whip them; we have two dogs and one leash…See More
Saturday is baking day in the Wilder household, as it was in the Ingalls household too. Almanzo’s mother is frying doughnuts; she rolls the dough out and slashes it into long strips. She doubles the strip, twists it, and places it in a copper kettle of hot fat. The dough sinks to the bottom, then floats to the top and will roll over to cook on the other side. The narrator explains that some…See More
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