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Rachel Brownlee's Blog – April 2010 Archive (4)

Warm Walnut Bread!

Another brisk evening. Not quite cold enough to fire up the wood stove, but enough so to warrant slippers. I decided to crank up the oven to take off the chill. Turned out to be delicious idea!

Warm Walnut Bread:…

Added by Rachel Brownlee on April 28, 2010 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Beautiful Vegetable Broth!

It's common for me to toss little snippets of veggies straight into the compost bowl as I cook, but when the bowl gets full (and for some reason it always seems full), sometimes I remember to save these pieces for broth. Carrot peels, celery tops, onion skins, leek greens, leftover bits of garlic from the garlic… Continue

Added by Rachel Brownlee on April 28, 2010 at 9:38am — No Comments

Pastured Pork Chops with Compound Butter and Apples!

Pastured pigs are a completely different animal than those raised under industrialized factory operations. When animals are given an opportunity to live, eat and graze under the sun on healthy pasture, their meat and fat will symbolize the type of food us humans used to eat thousands of years ago.
Skip ahead to recent times, and you will find…

Added by Rachel Brownlee on April 24, 2010 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Roasted Local Chicken with Cress Pesto!

A very tasty little hen was purchased at farmer's market last Friday, lending flavor and joy to recent kitchen creations. It first appeared at the table roasted with herbs and potatoes, our garden's first salad greens, and watercress pesto.
Tonight it will make a second showing as a rich broth for soup. I am yet again grateful to East Fork Farm for raising animals with so…

Added by Rachel Brownlee on April 22, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments



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