Browsing All posts tagged under »Friske’s«

Sweet heat beats cabin fever

March 1, 2010


On Saturday I made it over to Friske’s too late to watch the judging of the annual Cherry Recipe Contest.  Too late to interview the contestants.  Too late for waffles.  But . . . I managed to get there in time to acquire the recipes for some excellent treats, and to sample most of them.  I […]

Winter nuggets of this and that

February 24, 2010


Sometimes I store up nuggets thinking to make a profound and moving post. This is not one of those times. These are just little things I thought you might like to know about. “Learn Local” This advertising message from Ferris State University’s off-campus adjunct appeared in the Record-Eagle recently. I gnashed my teeth and grumbled […]

Can you bake a cherry pie?

March 7, 2009


I cannot bake a decent cherry pie.  Fortunately Antrim County is full of people who can, and as soon as I find one of them who needs a job of writing done, my life will be perfect.  Meanwhile . . . Last Saturday Friske Orchards in Atwood held its 6th Annual Cherry Recipe contest.  This […]

Leaning towers of Eastport, pie, and February without Sonny’s

February 5, 2009


So much to tell you about.  First of all, Daugherty Johnson mentioned that wind and sun had been having their way with his latest sculpture.  I could see that something was up every time I drove by, but as I was always running late (there’s a surprise) I couldn’t stop to investigate.  By the time […]