Farm Home Cooking

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

0 by / on July 7, 2015, 9:30 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, On the Side

I often say kale chips is one of our favorite ways to eat kale, but here it is July and tonight we just made up our first batch of the season. Apparently I have a lot of favorite ways to eat kale. As we all should. These accompanied a couple other delicious salads for our weekly dinner with Lisby and Jon. We finished […]

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Purslane, Pea, & Beet Salad w/ Coconut Gremolata

Purslane, Pea, & Beet Salad w/ Coconut Gremolata

0 by / on June 25, 2015, 10:16 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, On the Side

Weed it or eat it? That is the question when it comes to purslane. We’ve be weeding it exclusively for the last couple of weeks, since discovering how very invasive and fast growing it is. My friend, Deb Mulkey told me that every leaf has thousands of seeds that get tilled into the soil, or spread throughout compost, if you compost it. But […]

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Lavender Orange Biscotti

Lavender Orange Biscotti

1 by / on June 13, 2015, 11:00 am / in Farm Home Cooking, Sweet Endings

When I brush by the lavender at Fern Creek one of my favorite summer scents follows me for a good bit–the not-too-sweet endearing and enduring fragrance of July! Judging from the bees hovering around the plants, they love it as much as we do. I’ve been experimenting with lavender recipes in the last couple of years and have learned, among […]

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Rhubarb Pudding Cake

Rhubarb Pudding Cake

3 by / on May 13, 2015, 3:08 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Sweet Endings

This is my new favorite way to eat rhubarb. I like the strawberry rhubarb pies and crisps and cobblers, but this recipe combines the cobbler feel with a hot rhubarb sauce topping that is perfect with a dollop of ice cream. Since rhubarb is nearly always associated with lots of sugar, I recommend small portions savored infrequently–but at least once […]

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Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

0 by / on February 19, 2015, 7:00 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Soups & Stews

My favorite way to end a winter day is with a hearty bowl of soup for supper. Every winter Mark and I discover a new favorite to add to our repertoire, and this year it’s this wild rice and mushroom concoction–thanks to Cooks Illustrated. With the abundance of shiitake mushrooms on our logs this year we had a half gallon jar of […]

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