Tag: recipes

tomatoes: dehydrating or drying for summer year ’round

There is nothing I like more than throwing a handful of sundried tomatoes into a dish to add a bit of tangy punch and a little bit of summer.  Tonight, I wandered out to the tomato and pepper bed, rounded the corner, and ta-dah! …

recipes: spring green salad

With all the new extra sunlight on the farm, my spring gardens have produced more than enough greens to feed our family, our chickens, and any rabbit that can jump the fence.  I’ve been experimenting a bit with salad ideas and came up with…

growing grace farm’s Mediterranean chicken

The other day, I managed to find the last jar of dried Roma tomatoes pushed to the back of the top shelf.  What a gift!  Even though I am trying to be conservative in my usage (it will be another couple of months before…

sugar snap peas: Nature’s candy

This year, I planted my sugar snaps along a privacy fence with some homemade tomato cages I unhooked to create long latices for them to climb.  A teen girl and I sowed the seed a few weeks ago, and they’re already several inches high. …

Thai peanut lettuce wraps and stir fry veggies

I’ve been all about some Thai food cooking recently so I thought I’d repost this one.  Enjoy~ There are some days that I am simply tired of having food sensitivities.  I miss going into any restaurant anywhere and ordering anything I want without having…

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…

recipes: turmeric chicken and root veggie stew

With all this lovely cold rainy January weather, I’m back to my old favorites for lunch so thought I’d repost a few.  I created this one last year and have actually made it on several occasions without the chicken this year–the veggies are so…

2014’s new favorites in our kitchen

Tonight as I was searching through some homesteading posts, I came across this one from much earlier in the year.  Was a great surprise to be reminded of a few items I’d not used in awhile. I figure since we are rounding out 2014,…

growing grace farm’s ginger peach jam~a tribute to my Pop

Today would have been my grandfather’s 108th birthday.  God love him~he lived until he was 99 3/4 and died peacefully while eating his second dessert.  We could all be so lucky. This time of year, I grieve his loss as he was the man…

growing grace farm’s Saturday morning apples

Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, I came home delighted to begin cooking and baking in my new kitchen.  I had come across some beautiful Honey Crisp apples at the store and decided to create an apple tart for our family celebration. And by “create,” I…

recipes: cooking with cranberries

It is my favorite holiday season–Thanksgiving!  I thought I’d start posting a few recipes over the next few weeks to celebrate the foods served during this time year.  As you know, however, we like to shake it up a bit so I encourage you…

recipes: growing grace farm’s mediterranean chicken

This week, I’ve been craving Greek food, and I don’t mean gyros.  I’ve been longing to cook something healthy and delicious in spite of busy schedules and house renovations.  And so tonight, even though we had to leave for my daughter’s chorus performance at…

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