Farm Girl Cook'n
State Fair Blue Ribbon Bread and Butter Pickles
Several years ago I had a bumper crop of cucumbers. I decided I needed to find a pickle recipe I … Read More
I've been making a lot of bread lately, stress baking, but also learning how to make different kinds of bread. As a teacher in a past life, one of my … Read More
For the last few days -- especially after I made biscuits, I've been wanting some jam. I had used up all of the jam I made last summer from my … Read More
Originally I posted this Corn Chowder recipe as a way to use fresh corn which is so plentiful here in Iowa at the end of the summer. However, the … Read More
I am fortunate, I have plenty of good food in my fridge, pantry, and freezer. Living on the farm and just coming out of winter, you are used to … Read More
Do you know those 4 apples that have been rolling around in your fruit drawer in the fridge? Yes, I'm sure you do. They have been there for a while … Read More
Many areas are finding grocery store shelves bare of bread and other items and many are homebound right now. If you have a few common ingredients in … Read More
Are you and your family trying to stay healthy by doing some social distancing? Maybe even struggling to find foods in your local grocery store. You … Read More
This is my all-time favorite recipe from America’s Test Kitchen. This Italian bread is so delicious you will have to hide it from your brother who … Read More
I am so excited to be the tour coordinator for this amazing Food tour of Tuscany with Americas Test Kitchens and I hope you can join us on this … Read More
I am so excited to be talking about all things Pie, --yes, I said Pie in this episode with my guest will Cristen Clark, an Iowa farmer, an Iowa Food … Read More
A few springs ago, my husband, Eric, after much thought and planning, decided we were ready to start our chicken adventure. Our local … Read More
I have been binge watching The Great British Baking Show this winter -- all seasons and the Christmas shows and it made me think I wanted to be a … Read More
This winter I when was doing a cooking class for a travel blogger group in Charles City, Iowa. The first night we were staying at the lovely Red … Read More
Recently I did a cooking class at a Winter Glamping blogger event at the beautiful Red Cedar Lodge in Charles City, Iowa.
Winter Camping for me was … Read More
I have always wanted to make French Baguettes. For me nothing is as delicious as a slice of a baguette, crusty on the outside, soft and flavorful on … Read More
Ooo La La -- Paris in the spring! I have been back a little over a week from my first trip out of the country, other than Canada, which I don't think … Read More
A few weeks ago my sisters and I flew out to Washington for a visit with two of my older brothers and hang out at the lake with them. We spent a lot … Read More
Julia Child is my food heroine. We have so much in common -- we are both a little awkward, late bloomers in life, have an obsession with butter and … Read More
Do you have recipes from your youth that conjure up mouth-watering memories? This cake is one of those for me. Mom would make this one in the summer … Read More
...and it is NOT an 18 inch waist!
Part 1: The Land
From this picture you may think that Katie Scarlett and I had the burning of Atlanta in … Read More
Or Things That Turned Out Better Than Expected...
It was 16 below this morning and after reading a Facebook post of a friend who was making coffee … Read More
The Farm Girl Attempts Cheats Rough Puff Pastry Recipe from The Great British Baking Show and It Works!
I don't know about you, but I adore … Read More
In any emergency, my mother boiled eggs. She boiled eggs anytime she thought there might be visitors -- for any reason, weddings, funerals, someone … Read More
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