Amish Friendship Bread

    Amish Friendship Bread is a well-known recipe in the farmhouse cooking world. It's great to receive your starter from a friend until 10 days later you realize you have to pawn off starter to three other friends and the cycle repeats itself. I fix this problem by tripling … Continue reading

Dark Ginger Apple Cider Punch

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.69" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] Every year I make a Thanksgiving feast for the family. Most of it is the same old thing; tasty but predictable. This year, I … Continue reading

Homemade Pigs in a Blanket

A favorite kid treat for the holidays is the traditional pigs in a blanket. These little hotdog  morsels are not only fun for the kids, they are also a great way for me to try out different dips on unsuspecting eaters. Of course, I enjoy making them homemade since it's painful to buy 3 or 4 tubes … Continue reading

How to Preserve Wild Grape Juice

I'm not sure there is an easier recipe for canning grapes than this one. It's a good thing since our entire East side of the yard is mile high with them. What you will end up with is a grape juice concentrate that can be diluted and sweetened to taste.  You get the full-bodied flavor of grapes … Continue reading

The Best Hamburger Buns in The World

During a conversation on baking that my online friends and I were having, I shared my recipe for the best hamburger buns in the world, or at least the best buns I have ever made for our biweekly hamburger dinners. These are soft, fluffy, and in no way heavy. I don't like store bought buns because … Continue reading