Archive for March, 2016

Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

0 by / on March 28, 2016, 8:27 pm / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

Matthew and Michaline, our second Airbnb guests, made a memorable impression. They came up from California to vacation and welcomed the Oregon rain. I ran into Matthew on a rainy Monday morning, and he said he wanted to spend the afternoon baking up some authentic Scandinavian Danish. He had taught himself how to do so after spending time living in […]

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Deviled Eggs–and How to Boil the Perfect Egg

Deviled Eggs–and How to Boil the Perfect Egg

3 by / on March 23, 2016, 10:41 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, On the Side

Deviled eggs seem to belong with Easter and summer picnics, and I have always liked them, yet seldom made them. Partly I was insecure about my egg boiling abilities.  I didn’t know how to boil eggs so the outside of the yoke didn’t either turn gray from over cooking, or be all gooey from under cooking.  I also didn’t like […]

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In spite of the rain… we plant and things grow…

In spite of the rain… we plant and things grow…

0 by / on March 21, 2016, 12:28 pm / in Farming/Gardening

Our first couple of years planting food four our CSA families we had wet, and I mean WET springs–two or three in a row. It turns out that we worried overly much about whether or not we’d ever get to plant. We did.  Every one of our seven years of growing food, the Fern Creek beds and fields have given […]

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