I was working at the Mueller Farmers’ Market last Sunday slinging cheese, and got to sneak away from my booth long enough to score some great fresh produce. I got some very nice red cabbage, baby green cabbage, and carrots from Phoenix Farms, some beautiful watermelon radishes from Hairston Creek Farm, and some tasty bell peppers from Bernhardt’s Farm. Continue reading
A friend of ours has a Meyer Lemon tree, and it was boomin’ this year! We really scored with these. Not only are they great for mixed drinks, lemonade, and lemon curd (post coming soon), the rinds make a beautiful candy. Continue reading
For someone who is craving an authentic southern style cornbread, this is the recipe for you. I have been making this one for years with regular all-purpose flour, but I decided to give it a try as a gluten-free version. It was delicious.
Katie Mae was my great-grandfather’s maid in Mississippi and she taught my mother how to make this recipe. Growing up, this was the only cornbread we would have at home. This is comfort food at it’s best. Continue reading
While halving and hulling thirty-six pounds of strawberries for an extra large batch of Strawberries and Cream Jam, I had several silly ideas. One of which was a B-Grade horror movie in which the tagline read “To Halve and to Hull”, but that’s another blog post. The other was to make strawberry covered chocolate. I wanted to take a very familiar dessert and twist it around. The results were delicious.
First off, the crust on this quiche was super crumbly and fantastically tasty. That is all.
I had an abundance of eggs from our chickens, and was looking for something to make for dinner, so I pulled out the deep dish fluted quiche pan, and got to it. I adapted the crust from a blog post I saw here. I have used the recipe for tart shells int he past with great success, and wanted to try it gluten free. It worked like a charm. Continue reading
So finally, we got around to borrowing the equipment and buying some casings to stuff our own sausage. The pork came from the pig we raised last year. This was an adventure, and it took several pairs of hands to get the job done. It truly was a family affair. Continue reading