Lisa Kennedy’s pie crust recipe.

  My cousin, Lisa, lives up in Michigan in the area where I grew up. One thing I really like about social media is that it enabled me to connect with close and distant family relations, school friends, and local area news and business pages…..and this helps me keep in touch with my roots. I…

Apple Dumplings

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