Tag: baking

baking bread

If you follow Growing Grace Farm on Instagram or Facebook, you know that I have been reading Salt Fat Acid Heat by Samin Nosrat. My sweetheart and I came across the docuseries on Netflix, and immediately, I was taken. A woman who loves travel,… Continue Reading “baking bread”

meditation on the Bread of Life

During Lent, the sermon series at our church is focusing on God’s “I Am” statements. For my message at the contemplative service today, I reflected on I Am the Bread of Life which seemed right up my homesteading alley.  As such, it was my… Continue Reading “meditation on the Bread of Life”

my new favorite: growing grace farm’s tribute to Chocolat

Aahh, it’s that time of year where I begin preparing for Lent with the viewing of one my favorite films, Chocolat.  Given that it’s also Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I thought I’d repost this one.  Enjoy! ~cameron So, there are very few… Continue Reading “my new favorite: growing grace farm’s tribute to Chocolat”

recipes: growing grace farm’s sunshine bread

I’m sitting here in the sun this morning and giving thanks for awakening to such a beautiful day.  My kitchen is now in working order after many weeks of transformation, and I look forward celebrating by baking holiday goodies soon.  You can bet this… Continue Reading “recipes: growing grace farm’s sunshine bread”

recipe: growing grace farm’s “just one more slice” zucchini bread

Removing all grains from my diet for my health’s sake was a challenge but easily accepted once my body started feeling better.  There are a few foods, however, I mourn the loss of–an aromatic thin crust pizza loaded with veggies, a warm glazed donut… Continue Reading “recipe: growing grace farm’s “just one more slice” zucchini bread”

thrifty thursdays: mason jars part 2

So, if you don’t already know it, I’m in love with Mason jars.  Well, Mason jars and pallets, but that’s another blog post.  I know we’ve already covered Mason jars once on Thrifty Thursday, (that blog post is here), but ol’ Mason and I… Continue Reading “thrifty thursdays: mason jars part 2”

snow day baking

lessons learned: baking with my daughter

As I am sitting with the word “joy” this week, I have been reflecting on what brings me great joy in my life.  Joy as in uninhibited happiness.  The kind of joy that helps you put challenges in perspective and reminds you of what… Continue Reading “lessons learned: baking with my daughter”

recipes: growing grace farm’s sunshine bread

Having a bad cold weasel its way into the farm has left us a bit under the weather.  Needless to say, our juicer has been quite busy the past several days.  This afternoon as I pulled the catch container from behind the machine, I… Continue Reading “recipes: growing grace farm’s sunshine bread”

my daughter’s mockingbird pecan pie recipe

If you read my earlier post, you’ll know we spent some time baking in the kitchen last night.  I received so many requests about my daughter’s pecan pie recipe that I have decided to post it on her behalf here.  I’ve named it “Mockingbird… Continue Reading “my daughter’s mockingbird pecan pie recipe”

my new favorite–gluten/grain free almond and blueberry cookies

Once I gave up wheat, I discovered that rice and other grains also gave me problems, and so I have essentially eliminated all of them from my diet (although I can enjoy a great non-GMO tortilla chip now and again!).  Sadly, it has made… Continue Reading “my new favorite–gluten/grain free almond and blueberry cookies”

thrifty thursdays: mason jars part 2

So, if you don’t already know it, I’m in love with Mason jars.  Well, Mason jars and pallets, but that’s another blog post. (you can read it here).  I know we’ve already covered Mason jars once on Thrifty Thursday, (that blog post is here),… Continue Reading “thrifty thursdays: mason jars part 2”

homesteading: growing grace farm’s candied ginger

Recently, I came home with a bag of dark chocolate covered coconut chews from the local healthy grocery store.  When I took my first bite, my tongue was hit with a zing of ginger.  Somehow, pieces of chocolate covered ginger had been mixed in… Continue Reading “homesteading: growing grace farm’s candied ginger”

holiday baking

recipes: growing grace farm’s best. fudge. evah.

So my daughter who does not like sweets decided that she wanted to make fudge this holiday season.  The extent of fudge making I’ve ever done is a quick recipe a teacher assistant shared with me that only required 3 ingredients and a microwave. … Continue Reading “recipes: growing grace farm’s best. fudge. evah.”

recipe: gluten free sweet potatoes and topping

Yumm!  I just made this one up in the kitchen and couldn’t wait to share.  This recipe made a 9×13 pan full.  BTW–gluten free doesn’t always mean “healthy,” but it’s nice to indulge once in awhile! Growing Grace Farm’s Gluten Free Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes… Continue Reading “recipe: gluten free sweet potatoes and topping”