Tag: bread

Rhubarb Buttermilk Bread

Last year we finally divided our rhubarb and moved them from an out-of-the-way spot in our backyard, integrating them into our front garden. We have definitely fallen in love with the potager style of garden, where flowers and edibles grow together whenever possible, and the gorgeous huge leaves of the rhubarb plant are a pretty awesome addition – and now…

Week in Pictures

Dan’s April charcuterie project was Bresaola! He bought 2 lbs of Oregon Country Beef‘s top round beef and cured it with a combination of #1 pink salt, juniper berries, bay leaf, salt, sugar – after having soaked it in red wine. WOW this is good – and I am not a huge fan of beef. It is so lovely so…

Week in Pictures

Slowly but surely, the first flowers are starting to bud, from the daphnes (left) to the rosemary (which the bees will be stoked about – as soon as it warms up enough to emerge) and the crocuses. As my husband would say, noice!!   I’ve always had a mad crush on Alicia Keys and it’s gotten into a true love…

goooood housekeeping, baby.

So I love to make bread.  real bread with yeast that rises and gets punched and rises again.  This above picture is of a new recipe – for me – but from my old reliable, worn-in, Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook, given to me by my mom when I was just 19 years old. She had the cookbook at home when…

English Muffins – a first try

no, these aren’t pancakes… So as most of you know, I play in the kitchen a lot.  It’s been a while since I tried something new so I gathered up my cookbooks and on this rainy Sunday, found a recipe in my strangely fun Food Network Favorites cookbook (okay, I admit, I love big picture book cookbooks) for English Muffins…