Most of my days in May are spent outside planting. Our CSA starts in a few weeks so we are monitoring lettuce, onion, strawberry, greens, peas and potato growth while continuing to plant the mid and late season crops. So I like recipes that can go the distance–that is, last for several meals. I served this cornbread with Lemon Quinoa […]Read more ›
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Since last season we grew corn for cornmeal, I’ve been experimenting. This week I decided to make my own polenta, which I used to buy in rolls from the grocery store. As is true of most things made directly by oneself, the difference is amazing. Polenta is as good as the corn it comes from, so start with good cornmeal–or […]Read more ›
Sarah, my daughter and the author of The Sweet Life, along with my good friend Ada Miller, inspired me to start making granola again. It had been Too Long. I love making it, and eating it–so instead of eating all I make, I’ll be adding granola to the shelves of the Fern Creek Market this season! This recipe has become […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›