Category Archives: Recipes

Rye and Whole Wheat Sandwich Loaf

Rye flour can be notoriously sticky to work with, but I use the dough cycle of my bread machine to do the work of kneading and the first rise. Then I form the dough into a rectangle and proof in … Continue reading

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Fermented Curtido (Salvadoran Cabbage Slaw)

Curtido is a dish from El Salvador that I think of as fermented slaw. It has cabbage, carrots and onions like many slaws do, but it has the added zing of a hot pepper (or two). And it is usually … Continue reading

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Homemade: Quick Refrigerator Dill Pickles

This is a quick and easy recipe for the pickle lover in your family. Here at Happy Acres, my wife is a big fan of them. In years past she had been buying pickles to put on sandwiches, but last … Continue reading

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Skillet Roasted Veggies

Roasting vegetables is a great way to bring out the flavor in them without a lot of fuss and bother. I think even somewhat plain tasting veggies like kohlrabi and carrots really shine when roasted. And full flavored ones like … Continue reading

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2016 Most Visited Pages

When I started this blog back in 2009, I had no idea where it was really headed, or if anyone would even read it for that matter. I figured I would blog about things that interested me, mainly gardening, food … Continue reading

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