Crusty Artisan Style Sourdough Bread with a hint of cinnamon and raisins is delightful toasted with just a bit of butter. This loaf was fermented for 5 hours at room temperature and than cold fermented for 2 days until I had time to bake it. Sourdough is very versatile and after fermenting at room temperature can be placed in the fridge for up to 3 days before baking. This loaf gave a very fragrant smell as it was baking.Continue reading
One of the many traditional German side dishes popular in Lancaster County is homemade egg noodles. I learned the art of noodle making from my Old Order Mennonite grandmother and aunts as they made dishpans of noodles for their large families. The Atlas Noodle Maker I have was a gift from my late mother-in-law. These Perogies are made with sourdough pasta that has been fermented for more than 24 hours. With this recipe you can also make noodles and even Ravioli. Perogies and ravioli are a bit time consuming but we do enjoy them for special occasions.Continue reading
Early busy mornings call for a quick breakfast and these muffins fill that spot. Spread with just a bit of butter they are delicious with a cup of coffee. These muffins also freeze well if you can get them in the freezer before they are eaten all. I love the new THM Extracts and they are so good in these muffins. The chocolate chips sprinkled on top add something extra and the children love it.Continue reading
A warm, soft, chewy pretzels is a special treat at our house. they are a favorite to make for a weekend evening meal. These sourdough pretzels can even be made into hard crunchy one. And what’s not to like about that!Continue reading
After the busyness of the past few weeks, I got to spend all day in my kitchen doing something I love, Sourdough!! By now most of you all should know that I love to create recipes using sourdough starter. There is something so rewarding about taking flour, water, and salt and creating a warm crusty loaf of bread. Best of all, most of my family enjoys eating the recipes I create. Tonight this bread was served with Southwestern Chicken and Bean Soup for the men and I also made Beefy Cabbage Soup for myself.Continue reading
Spring is in the air and cherry trees are one of the first trees to blossom in our orchard. They always remind me of this delicious baked oatmeal recipe. I use pie cherries but you can also use dark sweet cherries.Continue reading
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Some days I forget that healthy carbs are so important in our diet, too. Today, I was in my basement and saw three bushels of sweet potatoes that we harvested from our garden last fall. My husband had wrapped each sweet potato individually in newspaper and packed them in crates. They are still as nice as when we first harvested them. I decided to try something different with them. Roasted Potato Skins were a former treat for our family and sweet potatoes worked wonderful for a healthy option. They were a hit with our family and I hope you will enjoy them, too. The Air-Fry Crisping with the Ninja® Foodi™ Pressure Cooker created a caramelizing crispness to these sweet potatoes.Continue reading
Have you ever walked past in bagel shop in the city and wondered if you will find a healthy on-plan one? These sourdough bagels have a chewy crust and a dense interior just like those from a specialty shop. The dough for these bagels can be mixed and allowed to ferment in the fridge overnight. They are then cooked and baked the following day. You can top them with any topping of your choice or even leave them plain. I mixed a Homemade Everything Bagel Topping for those pictured below. A favorite of mine is toast a split bagel and top with just a tiny bit of cultured butter.Continue reading
Who can resist a crispy chewy crust personal pan pizza? This Barbecue Chicken Pizza is just perfect paired with a large garden salad for a delightful THM-E meal. Sourdough is very easy to do and makes the best pizza crust. I use low-fat cheese to keep under 6 grams of fat and use cooked chicken breast. In the summertime I process garden tomatoes into Memphis Barbecue Sauce that is wonderful on this pizza.Continue reading
Pears are sometimes overlooked when it comes to the fruit aisle. For an
orchard hobbyist they are one of the easiest fruits to grow. Bosc, Bartlett, and Sickle are few of my favorite and I have canned many jars of sugar-free pears from our orchard. This dessert combines lime and pears for a tasty refreshing THM E dessert.