I’ve been making homemade bread for years and I’ve tried many recipes. Some have made it and some I’ve never made again, but the one thing they all had in common was, they all dried out way too soon! It’s always been a challenge to learn how to keep homemade bread fresh longer without the […]
This super easy no-knead bread changed my life. Not only is it very yummie (it’s a huge hit with our bed & breakfast guests), it’s also extremely easy to make. It takes me five minutes at night to prepare and mix up; most of that time goes into deciding what flour I’m going to use […]
Aren’t old cookbooks the best? My mom has an old copy of a Farm Journal Canning & Freezing Cookbook that I have photocopied lots of recipes from to put in my big recipe binder. I particularly like this book because you can almost read it like a novel, there are interesting notes and comments on […]
Why use a regular ol’ bowl for your homemade soup when you can use a bread bowl? Here are step by step directions (with lots of pictures!) so you have the perfect bready bowl for your next soup or stew creation.
This super easy stovetop bread is an adaptation of what we used to call “Hoe Cake” and incorporates the beautiful and nutritious Elderberry bush flowers that are along creeks and roadside ditches this time of year. You can substitute any edible flower in this recipe but my favorite is the Elderflower. Serve it while hot […]
Ah, homemade bread. There’s really nothing quite like it. Slathered with fresh butter, or homemade jams, or honey, it’s the ultimate comfort food. I love making all different types of bread from honey wheat, to sourdough and also this amazing French bread. Bread was so important, that back in the 1700’s, a Frenchman was said […]