Food

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    My Buttermilk Biscuits

    For many years, I experimented with various methods for making flaky, buttery biscuits but I was never completely happy with the results! Even the methods I loved did not produce consistent results which made it hard to share the recipe with others as I could not guarantee they would turn out! The issue was the butter! When you place your cold biscuits in the hot oven, the heat causes the…

    December 15, 2018
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    Cauliflower Mash

    Have you ever tried Mashed Cauliflower in place of Mashed Potatoes? My family loves this recipe, even my husband! Aside from the health benefits of cauliflower over potatoes, cauliflower is much easier to work with. You don’t have to worry about accidentally making them ‘gummy’ by over mashing or boiling them. I purchase the already riced cauliflower from either Trader Joe’s or Costco, this saves a lot of time and…

    August 29, 2018
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    30 Minute French Bread

    * 2 cups very warm water * 1 packet yeast * 2 tablespoons sugar * 1 1/2 teaspoon salt * 3-4 cups flour * Optional: 4 T melted butter & * Maldon Sea Salt Flakes * Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. * In Kitchen Aid bowl, whisk together the warm water, yeast, and sugar. Set the bowl on top of your preheating oven for approx ten minutes. Add the…

    July 25, 2018
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    Braised Chuck Roast With Balsamic Glaze

    Growing up in the Midwest, organic, grass fed beef was the only kind my family ate. Every year, we would raise calves from bottle-fed to adulthood before filling our freezer. Nothing like getting up at the crack of dawn to feed your calf before school! But it was worth it! Then I moved to Florida. While grass fed beef is available here, you will pay a premium for it and…

    March 20, 2018
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    Banana Muffins

    Though this blog’s primary purpose is to follow the design and build process of our farmhouse, as much as I love to cook, food is going to appear from time to time! I hope no one minds! Today I had several bananas turning so I decided to whip up my banana muffins. This recipe is the most delicious one I have ever tried. I have been using it faithfully since…

    March 6, 2018