Recipes

Wild Leeks

Wild Leeks

We are blessed to have quite a few wild food items growing on the property, among which is more wild leeks than you can shake a stick at. For a long time, we assumed they were stands of garlic, which is also growing everywhere here, […]

Edible Root Crops: Taro vs. Elephant Ear

Edible Root Crops: Taro vs. Elephant Ear

My aunt by marriage is Japanese, and although she has been in this country since she was a young bride, she has not conformed to the American way of life in many ways. She still eats Japanese food – with chopsticks, still writes and reads […]

Peach Juice and Peach Tea

Peach Juice and Peach Tea

We’ve been selling peaches, but we’ve also been buying some for ourselves. The girls have been processing a box or 2 each week, but they are out of town this week, so it fell to me. Roy often goes into the kitchen wanting something interesting […]

Recipe for Homemade Gingerale

Recipe for Homemade Gingerale

This gingerale recipe has been tried and tweaked by Roy for quite a few winters. It can be made mild or stout and the carbonation comes from the yeast reacting with the sugar. There have been variations on the theme, including adding cranberries this year, and while […]

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

My baby girl made this peach cobbler last week after Roy brought me a half bushel of peaches. It was without question the best peach cobbler I have ever eaten. We went to a famous old southern restaurant a few days later and their’s paled […]



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