A few years ago we had a lot of winter squash on hand. We compiled and created 12 unique squash recipes that will blow the minds of your friends and family. They’ll say, “Wow! I’m having a really gourd time thanks to these sweet and savory dishes!” This post collects those recipes in one convenient location. Enjoy! Continue reading “The 12 Days of Squashmas”
I don’t think there anything better than warm bread from the oven. Oh, maybe warm bread with a slab of butter melting on it after emerging from the oven, mmmmm and the crack of the crust, and teeth sinking into a soft crumb. Ahhh. But most days, I don’t want to wait for the sourdough starter, and then firm starter to rise, and then playing with the dough and waiting. The quicker path to satisfaction is a muffin. The texture is there and it takes under an hour from opening the recipe to having a warm muffin in hand. And what a great snack for a chilly winter day, sitting with a cup of tea or warm in your pocket as you wander in the snow onto the next adventure.
We picked up some amazing pumpkins at White Gates Farm and one is just aching to become our jack-o-lantern. The pie pumpkins have been our table centerpieces. I love pumpkins in the fall and winter because they store well, they can be added to many dishes for a depth of flavor (and vitamins and nutrients). They make great baby puree and blends. But the desserts are really why we know and love pumpkins the most. Continue reading “HAPPY CHALLAH-WEEN (Pumpkin Challah Bread recipe)”
Every chance we get lately, we are outside! There is something about Autumn air and the chill of the mornings! I LOVE IT. Every moment we are not working on the homestead, we are trying to savor all of Autumn’s wonderful sights, smells, and traditions. Here are a few things we like to do this time of year. What are you doing to embrace Fall? Continue reading “Fall Fun for Families”