Rendering Lard

I managed to find a fantastic (local) source for leaf fat back in May and rendered a few pints of lard. You can enjoy the lard in baked goods, stir-fries, or use it in combination with another oil when deep-frying. Yum! For the life of me, I can’t find my notes on the exact steps […]

Sourdough Waffles

So light and flavorful – the best waffles I have ever eaten! Love it! ❤️ {Slightly adapted from the King Arthur Flour Classic Sourdough Waffles or Pancakes recipe} 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Almost 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 8-1/2 ounces sourdough starter, unfed/discard* 8-1/2 ounces unbleached all-purpose flour* 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup oil […]

Favorite Fried Chicken

Why do I love fried chicken so much??? Here’s a simple, favorite recipe…..so delicious! ❤️ 1 cup light soy sauce 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons white pepper 4-1/2 pounds chicken wings Vegetable or peanut oil for frying Rice flour Combine soy sauce, sugar, pepper, and wings in a large bowl or Ziploc bag. Set aside […]

No-Knead Sourdough Cranberry-Walnut Bread

Another use for my sourdough starter. Soooooo delicious – it’s time to make another one! Enjoy! {Slightly adapted from the King Arthur Flour No-Knead Sourdough Bread recipe} 1-3/4 cups water 1 cup (8 ounces) sourdough starter* 5 cups (21-1/4 ounces) bread flour* 2-1/2 teaspoons salt (I use table salt) 1-1/2 cups dried cranberries 1 cup […]

Sourdough Blueberry Bread

About a couple of weeks ago, a library patron (Barbara) and I had a brief discussion about sourdough starter. After I mentioned that I have been thinking of starting a batch, she generously offered a portion of hers! Here it is – it smells absolutely divine! Since then, I had fed it, gave a portion […]