Category Archives: Comfort Food

Farmgirls in the City

This alternately amuses and horrifies people… but my older kids and I really enjoy sushi. So when Rosebud and I found ourselves in Redmond, we indulged. We tried out Oto Sushi in Redmond. I recommend the Peachblossom Roll. Quite tasty.

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Butter

Ahhhh, butter.  It’s not that hard to make, but it’s seemed like a near-impossibility until just recently.  Several things had to fall into place, the main one having access to a cream separator. My lovely neighbors purchased one, though, so … Continue reading

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Farm & Garden Chicken Pie

I made a chicken pot pie with some of the bounty from Grandma’s garden and meat from a broiler we raised last summer.       It was a rather improvised recipe of what I had on hand. … and … Continue reading

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Enchiladas

Where did the month go?  I turn around, and four weeks have gone by since my last post! By special request:  This recipe for stacked enchiladas (sometimes known as Mexican lasagna, or enchilada pie), comes from my mother-in-law.  She taught … Continue reading

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Rendering Beef Fat into Tallow

Every once in awhile I find myself doing something which, if you’d told me twenty years ago I’d be doing, I would have thought you had gone off the deep end.  I think this is in part because God has a … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

Somewhere back in the mists of time, I believe one of my grandparents used to make this potato salad.  My mom painstakingly copied it into her recipe collection, which I pirated wholesale just before leaving the nest. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Pie Crust Cookies

Ever get your pie crusts all nicely rolled out and still have some dough left over?  What to do, what to do… My mom taught me to roll them out flat and sprinkle them with cinnamon & sugar, and bake.  … Continue reading

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