For the Love of Farmgirl School (your one stop resource for everything homesteading DIY)

Even when I wasn’t actively writing this blog for the short time that we weren’t homesteading (I was pouting), I kept pulling up Farmgirl School on my computer.  I used it to find recipes.  How do I make eggnog again?  I need a good recipe for dinner.  How do I make… I love my blog.  I … More For the Love of Farmgirl School (your one stop resource for everything homesteading DIY)

Recipes Made Better

A swirl of truffle oil or walnut oil on green beans is really quite nice.  Some toasted slivered almonds or walnuts dressed with truffle salt is delicious.  And a bit of blue cheese and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar  elevates the green bean casserole from cream of something to fresh amazing. Recipes are developed to appeal to the … More Recipes Made Better

What is Your Favorite Non-Alcoholic Drink? (the search for benign spirits)

I do get bored easily.  I never cook the same thing twice.  I have to have different flavors to keep interested.  I like variety and I am bored to death with water and lemon.  Where is this leading, you may ask?  Weeellll, because of the work I do, I was advised that drinking alcohol, even … More What is Your Favorite Non-Alcoholic Drink? (the search for benign spirits)

A New Mexican Brunch

A New Mexican Thanksgiving Brunch Menu Mimi’s Egg Soufflé with Green Chilies Fruit Cocktail Cinnamon Rolls Creamed Corn Pinon Coffee Egg Nog Orange Juice I decided to ask my mother in law for her recipe for egg soufflé.  It is the staple for Hanukah and also for the breaking of the fast at Yom Kippur at her … More A New Mexican Brunch

Spring Entertaining (farmgirl style)

Springtime entertaining.  Nice enough to start up the grill but still a mite chilly to eat outdoors.  So, set the table with spring colors and liveliness!  Mix matched china dishes in spring flavor, a bird cage with aspen wrapped candles, a pretty rose tablecloth underneath the lady bug vinyl cloth.  Candles scattered across the table.  Cloth napkins, mix … More Spring Entertaining (farmgirl style)