Header Image

Cooking Meat Inside Out

I want to tell you about this incredibly easy way to cook your steaks to perfection.  I tried it with some New Yorks recently and it was like eating a filet – so tender and juicy. Season your steaks and place them on a cooling rack on top of a cookie sheet (foil lined for easy cleanup), in a 200…

Read More→

Sprouted Wheat Sour Dough Artisan Bread

In April I wrote about making artisan bread and I just wanted to update you on my progress. I am working on sprouted wheat sour dough artisan bread, with pretty good results. It is more challenging but much more nutritious than using processed flour. I soak about a cup and a half of wheat seeds in water for at least a…

Read More→

Artisan Bread

I have always preferred artisan style breads to any other kind, and just recently have taken it on as a passion to learn to make them. As it turns out, it is ridiculously simple to do. I watched a number of videos on YouTube and learned lots of tricks. I have had a sour dough starter going for a few…

Read More→

Great and Easy Roast Recipe

You probably already have a favorite recipe for your roasts, but I wanted to let you know that I have had a lot of luck with a particular method from Cook’s Illustrated. We’ve cooked every eye of round this way and they have come out juicy and tasty every time. I have attached a scan of the relevant page with explanations from my cookbook…

Read More→

Lisa’s Roast Recipe

Our daughter, Lisa, cooked one of the Sirloin Butt Roasts recently and it was absolutely incredible.  Her recipe could be used on a Sirloin Tip Roast, Eye of the Round Roast, or a Rump Roast. Mix rosemary, garlic (6 to 8 cloves, minced), thyme, and dried mustard with enough olive oil to liberally baste the entire roast.  Sprinkle with a…

Read More→

Fresh Bacon

We now have fresh Beef Bacon Slabs available.  Since they are unprocessed, you will need to cure and/or smoke them yourself, something I have been experimenting with.  There are a number of recipes on the internet, but I want to share the one I have been working on and am quite pleased with:              Brine 2 quarts water 1/2…

Read More→