Brunch

Rosemary, Flax and Sesame Seed Crackers

Its crazy how crazy everyone is for crackers.  And it  is  crazy easy to make them, too!  Here is a really cool recipe for making your own. They go together fast in the food processor and take just minutes to roll and cut.   A pink salt slab is my […]

 

Cranberry Orange Biscuits-Magnolia Farm’s Copy Cat Recipe

Ashley and I just got back from Magnolia Farms in  Waco, Texas.  Magnolia Flour, also known as Chip and Joanna Gaines’ fixer upper silos, was a quaint little turn of the century grainary turned bakery. There were only a few different biscuits, rolls and cupcakes but every single one of them […]

 

Roasted Feta with Figs

My farmer’s market finds today were goats milk feta and figs. Such a perfect combination. Warm, melted and oozing with flavor, roasted feta is great with all kinds of toppings and dippers. A slightly sweet drizzle is one of my favorites and here is an option featuring in-season produce. Figs […]

 

Watercress salad with Barley and Strawberry Vinaigrette

U-Pick strawberries farms have seen multitudes of pickers compared to other years. I think going to the farm to pick strawberries has especially popular because we are all ready to do something productive with our hands and get out in the fresh air. Farm work has always felt like a […]

 

A Simple and Beautiful Christmas Brunch – Decadent Toasts

Our family loves to eat and even if we are having a big Christmas meal, there is always room for a Christmas morning brunch. This is one that is easy because everyone makes their own. Just toast the bread, arrange the toppings, sit back and admire the creativity. When my […]

 

Blueberry and Sorghum Granola

This makes individual servings of granola in about 3 minutes flat. Perfect to make the night before or even in the morning when you have a few minutes to allow it to cool. Blueberry and Sorghum Granola 2 teaspoons grape seed, coconut, canola oil or butter 2 teaspoons water ¼ […]

 

Aronia Berries are Antioxidant Rich

One of my favorite things about the farm was foraging for berries and other edibles in the woods. Berries were a thing to be prized. If we found a bush, we would eat them on the spot, knowing that finding that same bush again before the deer or other animals […]

 

Culinary Medicine Recipes For UCF College of Medicine Lecture

Town and Gown Event Recipes The Culinary Medicine lecture I gave for our community included some really innovative recipes. Overnight oats are super simple and the buckwheat crepes are a little more involved, but so amazingly fun that is totally worth it. The lecture was in the morning so we […]