January 2018


Maple-Walnut Bars

Quick, easy, and oh so yummy! I have been flipping through Taste of Home magazines since I was a kid. The recipes seemed to paint a picture of a wholesome, rural, simple life, possibly with well-behaved chickens pecking around and a gently-worn but not-entirely-decrepit red barn as a backdrop.


Everybody's Favorite Peasant Bread

Who doesn’t love a good loaf of fresh-baked homemade bread? This recipe comes from The Hay Day Country Market Cookbook, which we picked up at a Cracker Barrel years ago. It’s very much a “farm stand” cookbook, with recipes heavily focused on produce. The recipes also seem to lean just slightly more complicated than I Read More