Farm Home Cooking

Grissini (Italian Style Breadsticks)

Grissini (Italian Style Breadsticks)

3 by / on August 1, 2017, 11:34 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

As I said earlier, Mark and I have been watching “The Great Britain Baking Show,” and have been inspired to try more creative bread baking. This recipe is one of those inspirations. I’ve made it three times now, and like this last batch the most. Grissini lends itself over to experimentation, and the combination of herbs and Parmesan cheese is […]

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Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

0 by / on July 10, 2017, 2:27 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

Mark and I have been watching “The Great British Baking Show,” and I’ve been rather inspired to try my hand at things above my skill level. It has been Great Fun. And tasty, even if not often pretty. We like to think of these twists as God’s love made delicious, even if not nutritious. We’re currently in  some hard days […]

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Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

0 by / on October 4, 2016, 7:50 pm / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

Pumpkin Bread smells, tastes, and looks like autumn.  This recipe is an adaptation of one from a bread book I received as a shower gift nearly 40 years ago. I’ve added raisins and chocolate chips in place of the nuts to switch it up some, and to add back some of the sweetness I take away by decreasing the sugar. […]

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Fermented (and Pasteurized) Sour Pickles

Fermented (and Pasteurized) Sour Pickles

0 by / on August 17, 2016, 11:52 am / in Farm Home Cooking, Food Preservation

I used to make dill pickles using vinegar instead of time to sour them. Last year I fermented pickles for the first time, and there is no going back. They are easy, and when you bite into one you may say, like I did, “Ah, yes, now this, this is a pickle.” Pickles can be stored in the refridgerator and […]

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Pickled Garlic Scapes

Pickled Garlic Scapes

0 by / on June 8, 2016, 7:58 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Food Preservation

Garlic scapes come but once a year–at the end of May or beginning of June. Scapes are the garlic’s effort to reproduce itself–pushing up a tender stalk that would bulb, flower, and spread its seed if left alone. But people seldom leave them alone. Since they are only available for a few weeks, pickling them is one way to have […]

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