I really, really struggle with Christmas! In a good way, I guess. I love to bake and there are so many good cookie recipes out there with so little time that my ambition far exceeds my ability! I love the glitter and magic and spirit that surrounds Christmas–I really try not to let the material… Read More
Hubby loves buttermilk but buttermilk is expensive, unless you can find it on sale. With this in mind, I have been looking into making our own. I came across a reference to homemade cultured buttermilk by accident about a month ago and that started the chain of research on the subject. Why should culturing buttermilk… Read More
As the leaves change and the air becomes cool and crisp, my mind starts wandering…which, at work, is not really a good thing. But it seems that most of my childhood memories revolve around autumn, our old farmhouse on the hill, and food. My mom has never been much into cooking but she did have… Read More
Why in the world would anyone need a tortilla press? Tortillas come in a package at the store and they are good. I was reading the CITR blog and saw that Suzanne had decided to make her own tortillas. Well, of course, we decided to make them as it appeared very easy and we would… Read More
Groups are up and running! Since the introduction of Groups last weekend, we’ve tackled some technical and design issues to give Farm Bell Recipes community members the best tool possible for more interest-based interaction. Thank you for bearing with us. We’re so glad you’re here! More updates with some very cool features are scheduled to… Read More
Thanks to CITR community member Murphala, we were recently able to pick a whole bunch of Montmorency cherries. It had been years since I’d had fresh sour cherries. I love sour cherries. We had enough to make three batches of jam, so I tried it three different ways. Here’s the basic recipe. Batch #1 Basic… Read More
My MIL made the only thing I actually liked using the old fashioned citron fruit mix – a very soft cookie. Not a bar, just a regular cookie. Not particularly spicy, and more sponge cake like than a normal cookie. For some reason, the citron tasted good in this particular cookie. Other than in this... Read More
When I was a kid, my aunt used to can crab apples that I loved. Never thought to ask her for the recipe when she was alive, but a friend has a crab apple tree so loaded with crab apples, that some of the branches are touching the ground. When she told me that I... Read More
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I tried to open my document for Cappuccino Marshmallows. I made them last year for a Xmas. Eve Party and several guests asked me for the recipe. They were fab. ... Bonny on Marshmallows
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And for some reason I didn't see the responses above which give ideas. Thanks for those!! Cassie on Recipes Using Kefir
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