In the Kitchen

Honey Wheat Pan Rolls

Honey Wheat Pan Rolls

One of my favorite go to recipes for rolls is Honey Wheat Pan Rolls. It’s an easy recipe that gives you two dozen fluffy rolls, baked in two 9×13 pans. Honestly, I can’t believe I spaced so long on sharing this recipe with you. Because […]

The Best Cookbooks Homesteaders Need

The Best Cookbooks Homesteaders Need

If I’m not in my barn or my garden, you can find me in the kitchen. When one spends as much time there as I do, one tends to have a few favorite go-to cookbooks within reach. Because of that, here are my current choices […]

Homemade Egg Nog for Two

Homemade Egg Nog for Two

Let’s talk about egg nog. Homemade egg nog, to be precise. I’m a huge fan of egg nog. As a kid, one of my favorite things about the coming Christmas season was checking the dairy cooler during every single grocery shopping trip to see if […]

“One Banana” Banana Bread

“One Banana” Banana Bread

Ever wanted to make banana bread, but you only had that one. lone. banana? Farm(ish) girl Amy is here to assure you that you can make banana bread using the mashings of only one banana. And the awesome thing about it? You can mix all […]

Russian Tea: Our Favorite Warm Up Drink

Russian Tea: Our Favorite Warm Up Drink

Some of the best things about the weather turning cold are the beverages that are made to help warm you up. One of my favorites is Russian Tea. Russian Tea is similar to wassail or a spiced up apple cider, but if you ask the […]

Bagels From Scratch: Yes, You Totally Can

Bagels From Scratch: Yes, You Totally Can

It’s amazing to me that a pile of flour, yeast, water, sugar, and salt can turn into so many different kinds of bread type things. Today, we’re going to use this pile of goodness to make bagels from scratch. Mmmm. Homemade bagels made from scratch. […]

One Rise Baguette: Fast and Fancy

One Rise Baguette: Fast and Fancy

There are three bread recipes that I consider to be “staples” at Clucky Dickens Farm, and One Rise Baguette is one of them. It’s a fast, fancy bread that can be used for sub sandwiches or as a great side to spaghetti, soup, salad, or […]

Green Tomatoes: How to Ripen…or Eat!

Green Tomatoes: How to Ripen…or Eat!

When it’s time to clean out your garden for the year, you might be left with a lot of green tomatoes. What in the world do you do with green tomatoes? Well, you have a couple different options… Green Tomatoes: Ripen Them! If you’re one […]

Amish Coffee Cake: There’s Coffee IN the Batter

Amish Coffee Cake: There’s Coffee IN the Batter

I like to have coffee with my coffee cake. How about you? Of course you do. I mean, the name coffee cake makes it obvious that it’s a cake that deserves to have coffee served with it. But here’s the thing about coffee cake. There […]

Homemade Pizza: Make Your Own From Scratch

Homemade Pizza: Make Your Own From Scratch

Homemade pizza is one of our favorite meals to make here at the farm. Know why? I love pizza. I could probably close down the local pizza buffet with my ginormous appetite for pizza. I love pizza. It’s the whole reason I could never be […]