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Soup in a bread bowl

Simple Soup in a Bread Bowl: Using Your Sourdough Starter to Nourish Your Family

We have all seen those delicious soup in a bread bowl meals when dining out. Don’t they look so hearty and filling? Let me show you how you can make and serve this delicious sourdough mini loaf with ease. All you really need are three simple ingredients: flour, water, and salt. That’s really it. It …

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homemade kefir yogurt

Kefir Yogurt Smoothie: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Good Health Taste Great

You may be wondering, “aren’t all smoothies the same?” In this post we will guide you through making kefir yogurt smoothies that will leave you feeling energized and ready to face the day. Is Kefir Yogurt just the latest health craze? Actually, no. Kefir has its origins in the Caucusus Mountains of Europe. It’s use …

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duck beast seared with pesto

Duck Breast Seared with Pesto: Take a Bite of Summer Anytime

Wow! It’s been very hard to stay warm these last few days. Record cold temps have had me wishing for summer. This delicious duck breast seared with pesto was the perfect burst of summertime flavor in my mouth. We hatched these Silver Appleyards back in March but did not harvest them until November due to …

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Easy Sourdough Waffles for Breakfast: One of my Favorite Sourdough Starter Discard Recipes

Do you want an easy, made-from-scratch meal win? Then this waffle recipe is just the thing you need. Full of simple farm-fresh ingredients and pantry staples, you can have this hot meal on your family’s plates right away. You will likely become addicted to serving these deliciously crisp waffles from scratch because they really are …

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fresh shrimp

Local Food for the Farmstead Kitchen: How to Support Local Business

Do you want to do more to support your local economy? Are you already raising and growing some of your own provisions but want to explore other fresh, local options as you prepare food for the farmstead? This was the situation I found myself in as we moved to our new property in lower Alabama. …

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elderflower in pot

How We Use Our Simple Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Do you long to try Elderberry Syrup? I have tried several over the years and finally had to develop my own Simple Elderberry Syrup Recipe due to taste preferences. I wanted everyone (husband included) to love taking it. The key ingredient, elderberry, is what you really cannot substitute. Other than that, the sky is the …

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bread bowls

A Homestead Favorite: Authentic Sourdough Bread Bowls Recipe

MMMM! Nothing warms the body like a thick, hearty soup served in a delicious bread bowl. There are endless possibilities for filling them with fresh homemade goodness. Made with just 3 simple, staple ingredients: flour, water, and salt, our bread bowls recipe is a must-have from-scratch basic for your homestead kitchen. You can also enjoy …

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