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Sourdough Einkorn Breakfast Bread

Sourdough Einkorn Breakfast Bread

I love sourdough! A good sourdough starter is a masterpiece of living organisms. Recently I have been curious about working with Einkorn flour. I heard about all its wonderful health benefits so I started experimenting a bit.  I had some leftover starter from my bread […]

Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas holiday is officially upon us. What in the world are you going to do with leftover turkey? Your family will only endure wonderful turkey sandwiches on yummy sourdough for a couple of meals so now what? Maybe there isn’t a […]

Cranberry Orange Bread

Cranberry Orange Bread

What flavor enhancer would I be putting in my precious breads? I promise it is all natural and tastes wonderful when used in baking.  Give up guessing? It is Orange Essential Oil! Orange oil has many uses around the house including uses for cleaning and […]

The Importance of  Afternoon Tea with My Children

The Importance of Afternoon Tea with My Children

Afternoon tea commonly conjures images of Queen Elizabeth and Big Ben, for me at least. It is a very common English tradition that is not usually observed in the United States. However, I chose to introduce it to my children, and I think it has […]

The Easiest Sourdough Bread ever!

The Easiest Sourdough Bread ever!

Do you have a sourdough starter ready to use but can’t find a simple recipe? Look no further. I have you covered!Last week I posted my how to make your starter and now we will use that starter to make delicious bread! Let’s get started. […]

How to Raise a Mother Sourdough Starter

How to Raise a Mother Sourdough Starter

I have always enjoyed sourdough. It is one of the easiest and simplest bread recipes. Many find the starter to be rather intimidating and I agree, it can be. I just wanted to share the starter and method that I have been most successful with […]

Luscious Probiotic Lemonade

Luscious Probiotic Lemonade

Luscious Probiotic Lemonade the name conjures warm summer afternoons on the veranda. But wait it’s a little early to talk about lemonade, it’s the middle of winter. Some of us have snow on the ground.  However, I love lemonade year round.  Lemons in sugar water […]

Cranberry Orange Relish-A Persnickety Family Tradition

Cranberry Orange Relish-A Persnickety Family Tradition

When I was growing up every Christmas my dad and I made Cranberry Orange Relish. It became our ritual and our tradition. It was the only thing we ever used our meat grinder for and it gave it the best texture. I wish I still […]

Homemade Bread-Why It Should Be the Only Kind You Eat

Homemade Bread-Why It Should Be the Only Kind You Eat

By now ya’ll know that I love to bake bread. For me it is therapeutic. The act of kneading dough is a great stress reliever and the smell of it baking in the oven is the best aromatherapy ever! It’s relaxing to me, that when […]

Homemade “Pickled” Cucumbers

Homemade “Pickled” Cucumbers

I love traditional foods from other countries.  There is something about trying a dish from another country that just makes me feel good inside.  This fabulous “pickle” recipe is no exception.  I have a lovely friend that is from Russia.  I find it fascinating to […]

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