Farm Home Cooking

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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Ranger Cookies

Ranger Cookies

4 by / on May 1, 2016, 9:56 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Sweet Endings

When we have the time (more accurately when Mark takes the time) we welcome Airbnb guests (and sometimes CSA members) with homemade cookies. Occasionally I make the cookies and when I do, I make up a batch of Double Chocolate Chip from Joy the Baker, my all-time favorite cookie. Double chocolate. With a touch of sea salt sprinkled on the […]

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French Cuisine–Fern Creek Community Cooking Class

French Cuisine–Fern Creek Community Cooking Class

0 by / on April 5, 2016, 8:01 pm / in Community, Farm Home Cooking

If you want an intriguing, hands-on cooking class followed by an amazing dinner you help prepare–check this out and let me know if you want to reserve a spot or two. We have six spots available for the Friday, May 6th class (the Monday class is full). Tweet

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