It’s the week after thanksgiving. It’s dinner time. Turkey has been served as leftovers, soup, sandwiches, casseroles. . . . . and now the family is begging for SOTT (something other than turkey) for dinner. If you still have leftover turkey, cut it into small pieces and pack it, in freezer-safe containers in 2 cup [Continue Reading …]
From the Kitchen
It is said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. This is certainly true here at the Homestead. Our kitchen is the gathering place of choice for most of our guests. It is a place where we gather to enjoy good food and great conversation. Around the kitchen table, not only do we eat, but important decisions are made, life's joys celebrated and problems solved. My mission is to provide food that will not only nourish the body but feed the soul as well. Our food is clean, wholesome, and delicious.
With the onset of fall, grocery stores are filled with fruits and vegetables that signal the beginning of the holiday season. One of my most anticipated arrivals is the cranberry. This tart little gem – so packed with flavor – and antioxidants – is near the top of the list of my holiday season joys!!! [Continue Reading …]
This glistening jewel will dress up any breakfast or brunch. Filled with fresh cranberries and a kiss of fresh orange, it’s a party on a plate. For those who eat a gluten free diet, you can easily trade out the all-purpose flour with your favorite gluten free flour. Be sure to read the note at the end of the recipe.
It’s finally here! Halloween! The excitement here is not over candy or costumes, jack-o-lanterns or trick-or-treating. It is over this family tradition – Witches Brew (Quick Bean Soup)! This soup has been a Halloween tradition in my family for more than 50 years. As kids, my mom began serving this to us on Halloween – [Continue Reading …]