Archive of ‘recipes’ category

Spicy (A Giveaway Post)

| Farmstead Cookery, recipes, Reviews


I have a conundrum. You see, I’m just about out of chicken stock. Really, I  need to roast this chicken for dinner tonight and then use the bones to make some. (Don’t roasted chicken bones make the most beautifully dark & rick stock?!) But what I really want to do with the chicken is to […] Read more…


Homemade Medicine Made Simple: Immune-Boosting Elderberry Syrup {For the Pantry Shelf}

| Farmstead Cookery, food preservation, natural health and beauty, natural remedies, recipes, Uncategorized


It doesn’t surprise me that DIY health care is increasing in popularity. We know that the folks in control of the health care system in our country don’t necessarily have our best interest at heart. Much to their chagrin, there is an increasing availability of information for those looking to take back control of their own […] Read more…


Fresh Spanish Rice

| Farmstead Cookery, recipes, Summer


Growing up, Spanish Rice was a dish I’ve best described as Unstuffed Peppers. Since I could never stuff peppers and actually get the rice to cook, Unstuffed Peppers (Spanish Rice) matched the flavors without all the fuss. I like it best piled up high on a slice of fresh (baked the same day) buttered bread. […] Read more…

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~Spiced Apple Jelly~

| food preservation, In the Kitchen, recipes


Spiced Apple Jelly is by far and away my favorite jelly. Sure, nothing says early summer like a good strawberry jam and believe me, I do appreciate strawberry jam, but if you twist my arm and make me choose, I’m going to pick the apple jelly. The spices and the sweetness and the apple-flavored goodness […] Read more…


Sweet & Smoky Strawberry Balsamic Pizza

| recipes, spring


Really, the name says it all. And when asparagus season finishes and pizza night no longer finds us making Asparagus, Caramelized Onion, & Bacon Pizza, we can’t really be disappointed. By then we’ve already started looking forward to this sweet & smoky pizza featuring beautiful bright red strawberries. (No supermarket clamshell substitutions please.) Since this pizza is […] Read more…

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