Real Buttermilk Pancakes

After making several batches of butter this week (I keep telling you it’s really easy), I was left with several cups of buttermilk.  Since I had more time yesterday morning, I made a big batch of buttermilk pancakes for Cherub.  I used whole wheat flour from Flying J Farm, home churned butter, Holistic Acres eggs… Read More Real Buttermilk Pancakes

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“Eat at a Locally-Minded Restaurant”: Let’s go to Skillet!

A great suggestion for one of the things you can do to participate in local foods week is eat at a “locally-minded” restaurant.  So to make sure we touched as many points on the Eat Local Challenge Pledge Card as we could this week, my family visited the cheerful Caskey family at Skillet for lunch today.  Even home-body Persephone… Read More “Eat at a Locally-Minded Restaurant”: Let’s go to Skillet!

Dinner, Day Three: Braised Short Ribs from Flying J Farm

I can’t tell you how much I love short ribs.  They’re cheap, they’re easy to prepare, and with a little forward planning, they’ll give you more flavor than cuts that are five times the price.  Unfortunately, they’re also terribly underutilized in the home kitchen.  Even if you aren’t that comfy in the kitchen, they are… Read More Dinner, Day Three: Braised Short Ribs from Flying J Farm