In the Kitchen

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Rhubarb is a big deal in Minnesota. Since our natural growing season is so short, rhubarb is often the first thing any of us are able to harvest. One of the first signs of spring is rhubarb, and Strawberry Rhubarb Pie is our favorite way […]

5 Reasons Your Bread Didn’t Turn Out

5 Reasons Your Bread Didn’t Turn Out

There is nothing like a loaf of homemade bread to make you feel like the boss of the kitchen. But sometimes that bread you’re working so hard on turns out to be a flop. It doesn’t rise, it’s heavy as a brick, its consistency isn’t […]

Cider Roasted Kielbasa and Potatoes

Cider Roasted Kielbasa and Potatoes

I need to share one of our favorite supper recipes with you. Cider Roasted Kielbasa and Potatoes is perfect when it’s cold and you need to be filled up, but it’s also perfect because it’s ridiculous easy. Like, so easy I’m probably breaking some code […]

English Muffin Bread From Scratch

English Muffin Bread From Scratch

I love English Muffins. I love to toast them and then slather them with butter and peanut butter, because there is something amazing about how it all melts and fills up the holes of the muffin with the perfect ratio of awesome. So when I […]

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. […]