Browsing Archive: May, 2012

Fresh Strawberry Pie

Posted by on Monday, May 21, 2012, In : Recipes 



(from LottieandDoof.com)

Crust:
1 5-ounce package shortbread cookies
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces

 
Filling:
2 pounds strawberries, hulled
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 envelope unflavored gelatin (2 1/4 teaspoons)
Preheat oven to 350°F.

Pulse cookies in a food processor to fine crumbs, add sugar and butter and pulse until combined. Carefully press crumb mixture into 9-inch pie pan. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool com...

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Roasted Whole Chicken

Posted by on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, In : Recipes 



4 oz. good butter at room temperature
1 4-lb. free-range chicken
Salt and pepper
1 lemon
Several sprigs of thyme or tarragon, or a mixture of
the two
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
1. Preheat the oven to 450°. Smear the butter with your hands all over the bird. Put the chicken in a roasting pan that will
accommodate it with room to spare. Season liberally with salt and pepper and squeeze over with the juice of the lemon.
2. Put the herbs and garlic inside the cavity, together with the squeezed-ou...

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Sauteed Collard Greens

Posted by on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, In : Recipes 


3 large bunches washed collard greens
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. butter
2 minced peeled garlic cloves
1 chicken flavored bouillon cube
freshly ground white pepper
1. Trim stems from 3 large bunches washed collard greens. Stack leaves, roll together lengthwise into a tight bundle, and
cut crosswise into strips about 1" thick. Cook greens in a large pot of boiling water until just tender yet still bright green,
3–5 minutes.
2. Drain and set aside. Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil and 2 tbsp. butter together in a...

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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


Cost SAVINGS Of Eating Organic vs. Processed Foods

The Truth About Eggs - What store bought egg labels really mean

An interesting article about Skim Milk

Attention Allergy Sufferers (Could it be Soy?)

How corporations put the spin on food
Interview with Michael Pollan in Cleveland

Ever wonder where your milk is from? Type in the code on your milk carton or other dairy product.

Freezing Fresh Vegetables, an OSU extension guide

Freezing Fresh Fruit, an OSU extension guide

Monsanto Tumbles Down, e-magazine article about GMO crops

What Are We Eating? PDF chart - What the average American Consumes In A Year

Listen In - The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, discussion about Organic Food Standards. 



Feeding children - 3 book recommendations











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