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Roasted Garlic

Ingredients
seasonings
1/2 teaspoon olive or or butter per clove
garlic bulbs

Directions
Roasting garlic mellows the taste of raw garlic into a savory spread that is delicious served warm on bread or vegetables. Trim off top of garlic bulb exposing the tips of the cloves. Discard loose skin. Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. olive oil or butter and season to taste. Cover and bake at 300 degrees for 60-75 minutes until soft. Or microwave on high for 60-65 seconds.

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Wood Prairie Granola

Ingredients
6 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup oil
1/4 cup honey (or more to taste)
dried fruits
nuts

Directions
Melt honey and oil together and pour over the rolled oats, or other rolled grain. Mix thoroughly. Toast in a large brownie pan or roasting pan in a 350 degree oven. Stir often until golden brown, about 25 minutes, depending on the depth of the pan. Add dried fruits and nuts after baking.

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Megan’s Whole Wheat Bread

Ingredients
4 cup lukewarm water
2 tablespoon yeast
1/2 cup honey
2/3 cup oil
2 tablespoon salt
Whole Wheat or Spelt Flour

Directions
Dissolve yeast in water. Add honey, oil, and salt, mixing well. Add flour 2 cups at a time until you have a nice dough. Turn out onto a well-floured board and knead, adding more flour until the dough is no longer sticky. Rise in a warm place in an oiled bowl until double. Punch down, form into loaves. Allow to rise again until 3/4 full size then bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until the loaf slips out of the pan and sounds hollow when tapped.

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Oatmeal Crisps with blueberries & walnuts

Ingredients
2 cup Wood Praire Farm whole wheat or spelt flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup dark brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cup old fashioned oats
1 cup dried blueberries
1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions
Blend first 5 ingredients in medium bowl. Beat butter and sugar, beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in oats, blueberries, and walnuts. Drop batter by spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet. Bake until golden brown, about 10-12 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

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Zucchini Oatmeal Muffins

Ingredients
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 cup WPF whole wheat flour
1/2 cup WPF rolled oats
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup walnuts (optional)
4 eggs
1 medium zucchini, grated
3/4 cup vegetable oil

Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease muffin tin. In large bowl, mix first 7 ingredients. In medium bowl, beat eggs slightly; stir in zucchini and oil. Stir egg mixture into flour just until flour is moistened. Spoon batter into muffin pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden and toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean.

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Roasted Carrots and Parsnips with Shallots

Ingredients
1 lb carrots (WPF chantenay carrot is perfect)About 5 large
1 lb parsnips(4 large)
3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 tablespoon minced shallots
2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
1 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
1 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Directions
Heat the oven to 450 degree F. Cut the carrots and parsnips into 2×1/4inch matchsticks. Put them in a large bowl; toss with the oil. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper and toss again. Transfer the vegetables to a 10×15 inch Pyrex dish and roast, stirring every 15 minutes, until the vegetables are nicely browned…40-45 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the butter, shallot, chives, rosemary, thyme, and garlic in a small bowl and stir well. Add the butter to the roasted vegetables and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Fine Cooking, March 2005

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Buttermilk Potato Soup

Ingredients
4 small onions, thinly sliced
3 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 teaspoon coarse salt, plus more to taste
2 lb potatoes, such as Rose Gold, ALl Blue, and Swedish Peanut; cut to similar size
Freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon dill, roughly chopped

Directions
Place potatoes in a medium saucepan, cover with cold water and add salt. Bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer; cook until tender, 10 to 20 minutes. While potatoes cook, heat butter and oil in a medium skillet over high heat, and add onions. Reduce heat to medium, and saute until golden brown and slightly caramelized, 10 to 12 minutes. Heat buttermilk in a saucepan over medium low heat. Drain potatoes, and let cool briefly. Divide potatoes between soup bowls and pour 3/4 cup buttermilk into each bowl. Top with caramelized onions, season with salt and pepper and garnish with dill. Serves 4. From marthastewart.com

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Carrot Almond Cake

Ingredients
1 teaspoon orange zest
3 tablespoon ground almonds or 3 T flour
1 1/2 cup maple syrup
6 eggs, seperated
1 1/2 cup steamed, pureed carrots
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon cardamom
Cream cheese frosting

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9-inch cake pan. Combine the carrot puree with the egg yolks, then the maple syrup. Mix in the almonds, zest, salt, and cardamom. Beat egg whites in a separate bowl until stiff, then fold them gently into the carrot mixture. Spread in a greased pan. Bake until springy, about 40 minutes. Cool. Frost if desired. From the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Assoc. Newspaper, March-May 2005