Head Cheese is not cheese as you know it, and unless you are from "the hills" or maybe of German or Polish decent, you may not even know what it is.
An old fashioned dill pickle brine recipe that can be used for cucumbers, okra, beans, squash and eggplant.
Summer brings lots of yellow squash, here is a different way to enjoy them. Sweet Summer Squash Pickles
A basic and delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Wild Ramps, also referred to as Wild Leeks, are an amazing spring treat that grows in the wooded areas around the same time that morals (mushrooms) and Pheasant Back Mushrooms start to peek out. April to the end of May these wonderful natural treats cover select patches of wooded areas. They originally were gathered and … Continue reading Preserving Wild Ramps
Since I can my own fruit, especially berries, I have plenty of juice available as well. Each year I pick up fresh blueberries in Michigan when I visit my parents and to me nothing is better than blueberry syrup on pancakes. Fruit syrup is simple to make. Place 1 cup of juice in a small … Continue reading Homemade Blueberry Syrup
A hearty old-fashioned rabbit stew
Rarely will you walk into my kitchen and not see a quart (or gallon) mason jar tucked away on the dark part of the kitchen counter filled with sourdough starter. I use this starter for everything from breads, biscuits, pancakes pretty much anything bread based. Wheat and raw flours work much better than bleached white … Continue reading Sourdough Flatbread (& Sourdough Starter)
With the growing season coming to an end there seems to be an abundance of brussel sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, squash. The Autumn veggies. Cabbage always gets put into fermentation crocks to become saurkraut, but what to do with brussel sprouts and cauliflower? Pickling. This recipe will give you great treats to enjoy all winter as … Continue reading Pickled Brussel Sprouts or Cauliflower