In this excerpt from the second edition of “Homemade for Sale,” authors John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist speak with canning expert Renee Pottle.
“This is the perfect diet food,â€ť proclaimed our 11-year-old son, Liam, when he very willingly tested this Mini Cheesecake Dessert Shot recipe for us. “Itâ€™s small and full of flavor and looks like a whole dessert even though it is just one bite.â€ť
Lisa made a batch of eight mini pies for our bed-and-breakfast guests instead of her usual two regular-sized pies, and she beamed like she just started her own bakery.
there are many people like us: former vegetarians who converted back to eating meat after finding trustworthy sources, where the animals are raised well.
Wisconsin farmer Erin Sneider is on a mission to get more perennial, native fruitsâ€”the currant, in particularâ€”back in vogue and onto our plates.
In our quest to “cook out of the processed boxâ€ť in our farmstead kitchen, weâ€™re always aiming to buy one less item off the grocery shelf and instead make a better-quality and typically more frugal version with our pantry staples.
Those lingering August days bring an annual summer rite of passage to our farmstead kitchen at Inn Serendipity: the kitchen counter covered with the garden harvest.