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Homemade Mayo


Even before we moved to Briarmoore, I wanted to learn how to make my own mayonnaise. It seemed simple enough–simple ingredients and just mix them together, right? Well mine just never came out right. It tasted too nutty because I used olive oil and it was never the right consistency. When John became the manager … Read the Rest

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Rooster Stew and Cookbook Giveaway!


If you’ve been following my blogs posts for the last couple of weeks, you’ll know that we’ve been talking about our family food adventure and the subject of food. One of the things that has made my life in the kitchen much more enjoyable and easy this month is the release of Diana Rodgers’ Homegrown … Read the Rest

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Homemade Granola

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On busy summer mornings, this tends to be my go-to breakfast. It’s gluten free and all you have to do is add milk or yogurt and fruit! Delicious! My go-to egg/sausage dish is here. Homemade Granola 7 cups oats 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1 cup coconut 1 … Read the Rest

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Pumpkin Muffins (gluten free version too!)


Pumpkin Muffins! A family favorite. Beat in large bowl until smooth: 4 eggs 3 cups sugar 1 – 16 oz can pumpkin (or 2 cups pureed cooked pumpkin) 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil (or applesauce) Sift together and add to pumpkin mixture: 3 cups flour (use Gluten Free All Purpose flour) 2 tsp baking soda … Read the Rest

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New Favorites


I wanted to share a couple of new found recipes that I’ve tried and love!  These are both simple and require minimal heating of the stove or oven, and very little time to get ready for a meal, both a plus in my book at this busy time of year.  Here are links to the … Read the Rest

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Cornbread – Southern cooking at its best


My family loves cornbread! It’s our number one requested item and each one of us has been known to eat it for any of the meals and sometimes in between too! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I decided to share the recipe. There are hundreds of great cornbread recipes out there, this one just … Read the Rest

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Fried Chicken!! (without the guilt)


Is there anything better than good old fried chicken? Yes, I just showed my true colors there. I’m a southern girl. You know, where everything is better fried? Oh, yes and the tea is served sweet. 🙂 Last night for dinner, I was in the mood for some fried chicken. It’s usually more of southern … Read the Rest

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Breakfast time

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Can I admit something to you? It may come as quite a surprise since I’m a farmer’s wife and all, but here it is: I’m not a breakfast person. Truly. Never have been, probably never will be. It’s not the getting up in the mornings, it’s the thought of food in the mornings. Not good. … Read the Rest

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International Porridge

Homestead in California Last week I introduced Daphne and Vinay and promised to post some of the delicious recipes Vinay has been preparing for us. It’s terrible satisfying to come in from early morning chores and have this porridge waiting for us. Of course we add a few of our pastured raised eggs,homemade sourdough bread … Read the Rest

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