Monthly Archives: March 2016

Spring Holidays – – – Lazy Days

I love Spring Holidays.  I get to sleep in.  I get to tinker around the house…. Today I woke up around eight and went downstairs to check the chicken incubator.  The temperature had jumped up to 105 over night – … Continue reading

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Spring Holidays Continue…..as does the rain.

The rain began in ernest today, marking the start of our Spring Holiday Week.  We spent the day in Vancouver, WA visiting thrift shops and picking up our eggs to hatch. The eggs will go in to the incubator this … Continue reading

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Pork Roast Braised in Milk with Sage and Lemon

Pork Shoulder Braised in Milk  1 boneless pork roast (about 2lb) Kosher salt freshly ground pepper 2 Tbs. butter 1 Tbs. olive oil 25 fresh sage leaves 2 cups milk 1/2 cup cream 3 bay leaves Zest from 1 lemon, … Continue reading

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The beginning of the Spring Holidays

It’s been a busy start to the Spring Holidays this weekend.  We started Saturday morning with a drive out further in to Beavercreek to pick up a gallon of still warm goat milk.  At home, I added a few drops … Continue reading

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Sourdough Bread – Take 2

I made two more batch of sourdough on Saturday.  I have never had such great luck with a starter.  It’s just lovely.  I used the recipe from Emilie’s Sourdough Beginners Guide at the Clever Carrot again and the dough was beautiful. I again tested my starter – … Continue reading

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