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Home Farm Herbery’s Natural Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday July 07, 2014   -   By Arlene

Home Farm Herbery’s Natural Red Velvet Cake Makes two 9-inch cakes or 24 cupcakes   Ingredients  2-1/2 cups cake flour 3 tbsp. NATURAL cocoa powder (not Dutch processed or dark) 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp....

Processing Pie Pumpkins

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday November 04, 2013   -   By Katie

One of the few (possibly the only) crop I grew solely for our family this year was pie pumpkins. I only used one bed and ended up with about a dozen pumpkins. The pumpkins have been sitting around the house for a couple of weeks now, just waiting to be...

Home Farm Herbery Prewashed White Quinoa is a supe...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday September 23, 2013   -   By Arlene

Quinoa At Home Farm Herbery our Quinoa or White Quinoa is also called ivory quinoa and we use it in puddings, curry, salad, pilaf, bread, soup and baking.  It has a mild and pleasant, nutty taste and a delicious...

Quinoa, the super food. Order some today.

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday September 22, 2013   -   By Arlene

Quinoa At Home Farm Herbery our Quinoa or White Quinoa is also called ivory quinoa and we use it in puddings, curry, salad, pilaf, bread, soup and baking.  It has a mild and pleasant, nutty taste and a delicious...

Lemon Lavender Bars

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday September 14, 2013   -   By Arlene

Lemon Lavender Bars Ingredients 3/4 cup butter 1 /2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 cup ground almonds 2   teaspoons lavender flowers,...

A Little Trick for Measuring Honey

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday July 17, 2013   -   By Katie

Yesterday I made pancakes . I usually make a large batch and freeze them for easy breakfast options later in the week. My recipe called for sugar but on a whim I decided to use honey instead . Fortunately for me, I had just used the same measuring cup...

The Yeast Also Rises©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday March 23, 2013   -   By Arlene

The Yeast Also Rises© by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery The other morning I had two ladies come to Home Farm Herbery kitchen to learn how to make bread the quick and easy way and we had a grand time including a lot of...

You Can Make Washing Soda at Home

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday March 19, 2013   -   By Katie

About a month ago I shared info on how to create your own homemade laundry detergent and fabric softener . We’ve been using this detergent since mid-February and it works great! Even though we won’t run out for months, I recently bought supplies to...

Chemical Cocktails & Clean Clothes

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday February 13, 2013   -   By Katie

Today I’m going to do something I’ve been wanting to do for a while – I’m making my own laundry soap. I’ve done this before, but only in small amounts. In fact, I’m going to show you how to make enough laundry detergent to last you a whole year* for less...

Minimally Process Cookies

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Earlier this month I shared this post about how to make natural, homemade vanilla extract . I had no idea it would be such a hit! After posting it, one reader emailed me with the following question: “I have a question for you in regard to a comment you...

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday January 25, 2013   -   By Katie

We do a lot of baking at our house. Because we don’t eat artificial food dye and are trying to avoid artificial everything-else, I recently purged all of the unnatural additives from my baking cupboard. I pitched things like neon food dye, regular food...

Cooking & Baking with Herbs, Herbs for Pets, Lovel...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday July 28, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Lavender is one of my favorite herbs; although I don't use it as a culinary herb even though you can, I am partial to it as a lovely hedge about my flower beds.  Evan loves lavender, he will often bring me a bouquet of the sprigs he...

Wildflower Honey For Cooking and Baking

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Wednesday March 21, 2012   -   By Betty

Many chefs, cooks and bakers are now learning the wonderful benefits of cooking and baking with wildflower honey. Not only does it add complexity to the flavor of your dish, but your family and guests will absolutely enjoy the delicious mouth-watering taste....

Gingerbread Molasses Cookies

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Thursday February 03, 2011   -   By Cynthia

(Cynthia mixes it up in the new kitchen) Fresh ginger root and molasses give the cookie deep flavor.  Teff flour helps add chewiness.  Oh my gosh these are good.  Find out how to make them (plus get tips on baking with whole grain flours).

My Personal Cooking Challenge

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Wednesday December 08, 2010   -   By Emily

The first week of December sure has been a snowy one here!  It seems it's been coming down steadily for a week now, with a foot or so on the ground here on the farm and road conditions that make me happy I can stay home instead of travelling.   ...


Baking Essentials

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Monday November 22, 2010   -   By Cynthia

(Jane is sweet on bees and trees, vanilla and Phil) Find out why as Jane strolls you through how to set up your pantry for holiday baking. Watch the video!  Click here.  

How to cook our Holiday Hams - Spring Hill Farms

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday November 19, 2010   -   By David

  I have received many calls and emails asking how to cook our hickory smoked holiday hams. Actually how to bake them since they are 'cooked' in the oven!   You can view, print, or download the instructions here.      

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Icing

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday September 15, 2010   -   By WFM

Jean Monaco of Martin’s demonstrated this dish at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on September 11, 2010.  Makes 2 loaves. Ingredients ~ ...

Supersize my loaf!

Blog: Real Bread Blog (Enlightened Kitchen)   -   Wednesday July 21, 2010   -   By DJ

Recently I received an email form a Bread CSA member concerning the size of our bread loaves and wondering if there was a way to maintain cost effectiveness while using organic ingredients. Below is my response which I think addresses the heart of the issue. ...

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