Farm Home Cooking

Skillet Honey Cornbread

Skillet Honey Cornbread

2 by / on January 19, 2013, 7:01 pm / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

We added Dent field corn to our summer crops last year so I could experiment with grinding our own corn meal, grits, and polenta.  Cornbread was my first use of our freshly ground cornmeal, and it was delicious.  Hearty and delicious.  It goes well with any stew or soup. Tonight we’re having it with a Potato Leek & Smoked Hamhocks […]

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Bean and Corn Chili

Bean and Corn Chili

0 by / on January 15, 2013, 7:39 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Soups & Stews

This soup takes a little planning, and its worth the forethought to do so, but all is not lost if you decide in the morning that nothing sounds better than a warm pot of chili for dinner… Rinse and soak 2 c. of dried beans, using 2-4 types, in a large pot, covering beans with at least 2 inches of […]

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Peach Cobbler for Two

Peach Cobbler for Two

2 by / on January 14, 2013, 1:48 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Sweet Endings

Two peach trees live in the upper garden. We are struggling to keep them alive.  Organic peach trees, it turns out, are kinda hard to keep alive in Oregon. One is our trees is an Alberta, and the other a four-in-one variety, though we don’t know all the varieties, except that they were ready last July and are the sweetest, […]

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Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

0 by / on January 11, 2013, 1:07 am / in Farm Home Cooking, Soups & Stews

“The best thing about winter,” says my husband, Mark, “is soup!” We eat lots of it. I seldom follow a recipe. I’m trying to be more intentional about writing down what I do these days, at least when I might want to share it with you all. We still have a good amount of produce in our root cellar, and […]

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Potato Egg Rolls

Potato Egg Rolls

2 by / on January 7, 2013, 4:49 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

My mother-in-law introduced me to potato rolls the first year I spent a holiday with Mark’s family about a year before we married.  Potato rolls were a holiday standard in his household.  I made them once with whole wheat flour and they were heavy and disappointing, so these light melt-in-your-mouth rolls earn the rare exception to my bread baking habits. […]

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