Sweet juicy peaches are now in season. If you have never tried Peach Salsa, you really must! The sweet from the peaches and the heat from the jalapenos are just perfect to the taste buds. Another appeal is that it pleases the eye with the lovely array of color!Continue reading
Pretzels shells…who doesn’t love their crunchy, salty goodness! Did you know you can make them at home with just a few ingredients? These pillow looking snacks are so good you can’t just stop with a few!Continue reading
Horse Progress Days are now a memory! Our family set up a vender stand in the Homemaker’s building. I had two sessions, Friday and Saturday where I showed ladies how to feed/care for your starter, mix bread dough, do stretch and folds, shape and slash bread, and we finished with a crusty loaf of bread that we got out of the oven. I used the cast iron baker pictured below. I love it! We then allowed the ladies to sample the loaf at our vender stand after it had cooled.Continue reading
If you have wanted sourdough starter…..now is the time to purchase some. July 5th-6th, buy 1 get 2 free!Continue reading
Chocolate Cherry Bread is a moist delicious dessert bread studded with fresh dark cherries and chocolate. This very bread is very easy to make and is so delicious with a cup of coffee. As many of you know I love baking with sourdough! This recipe uses one cup of sourdough starter which helps give it a wonderful texture.Continue reading
Horse Progress Days will be held at Mt Hope Auction Grounds in Mt Hope, Ohio. This event will be held on July 2nd and 3rd, 2021. I have been asked to have a Sourdough Demonstration in the Homemaker’s Building. On Friday the session will be at 9:45am and on Saturday it will be at 11:00am. Each person who attends a session will receive a small packet of sourdough starter.
I will take you through the steps of caring for your starter and showing how to mix bread dough. We will have cookbooks along that you can purchase. We look forward to seeing you there!
There are five different sessions for the ladies to attend while the men are busy with all the horse related items.Continue reading
Homemade egg noodles are a Mennonite/German tradition. As a young girl my introduction into making noodles was by my grandmother and later on my mother-in-law. I still have my mother-in-law’s Atlas noodle maker and it has made many, many noodles.Continue reading
The summer herald of fruit is berries! I love all kinds of berries and blackberries is one of my favorites. Blackberries differ slightly from black raspberries as they do a bit of a soft stem in them.Continue reading
One of the first perennials in the garden to come up in the spring is Rhubarb. These tart red stalks are delicious combined with strawberries in a dessert.Continue reading
Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching. What mother doesn’t love flowers and candy? So why not combine the two! These delicious Strawberry Cream Chocolate Roses have a wonderful strawberry flavor and a lovely eye appeal. It’s flowers and candy all in one!Continue reading