When she was small, Ana Morgan’s life goal was to know something about everything. She has waitressed, driven a school bus, milked cows, run craft service on an indie film set, hiked through European castles, wired a house, married a Marine, and studied the stars. She can change a flat tire but prefers it when handsome strangers remove their jackets and spins the lug nuts for her.


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Why I Garden

Minnesota winters are a good time to stay indoors and write:             But July is like this:                 And this:...

Dandelion Flower Cookies

Dandelion Flower Cookies A rite of spring at my house. Pick blossoms well away from roadways and where they have not been sprayed with weed killer. ½ cup butter ½ cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup flour 1 cup dry quick oatmeal...

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

  Chocolate Zucchini Cake This is my go-to dish whenever I’m asked to bring a dessert. I freeze shredded zucchini in 2-cup portions for winter use. ½ cup butter ½ cup oil 1 ¾ cups sugar 2 eggs ½ cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon...