Tagged: honey

Cardamom scones make for excellent breakfast snacks. 0

Cardamom Delights

Cardamom is one of the less common spices in our homestead, but I think it is quickly becoming one of our favorites. Cardamom has a subtle spicy, herbal, and citrusy flavor. It is used...

Rosemary focaccia bread is a staple at our homestead 0

Rosemary Focaccia Bread

Every week at our local farmers’ market, I admire the baked goods, especially the breads. I have always favored the focaccia, which were topped with sweet and savory ingredients that made the perfect breakfast...

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General Tiki Sauce

We have recently figured out how to spice up our stir fry dishes. Introducing: General Tiki sauce! Similar to General Tso’s sauce and our cat Tiki, this sauce is sweet and packs a punch....

Pumpkin muffins made from homestead pumpkins, eggs, and honey. 0

Pine Street Pumpkin Muffins

Fall is here! And so are the pumpkins! At the Little House on Pine, we have found ourselves stock piled with sugar pumpkins from the backyard and huge jack-o-lantern pumpkins from fall festivities. While...

A butter knife separates neat rectangles of clean comb from the wire supports. 0

Honey Harvest

Thanks to a little help from the chickens, the bees produced enough surplus honey to share with friends of the Little House on Pine. Kathy and Sarah took the lead on manual honey extraction...

Honeybees at the Little House on Pine 0

Beekeeping

Honeybees marked my first venture into livestock and have taught me a lot about how life works. I highly recommend keeping backyard bees for anyone who enjoys local honey, communing with wildlife, and watching...

Fermented horseradish infused with honey. 0

Fermented Horseradish

An alternative to basic horseradish sauce with honey. As Wild Fermentation explains: This approach involves the horseradish in both the fermentation that creates alcohol from honey, and the fermentation that creates vinegar from alcohol....

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Pomegranate Chia Pudding

A few years after I planted my first pomegranate tree, it started to flower in a trumpeting red frenzy. My honeybees took note, and BAM—huge red orbs draped down like oversized ornaments. I fell...

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Basic Chia Pudding

The book Born to Run introduced me to the culinary wonder of chia seeds, a traditional superfood prized by the Mayans, Aztecs, and modern athletes. Basic chia pudding stands on its own as a light breakfast, hunger-curbing snack,...

Homemade Pizza Dough 0

Homemade Pizza Dough

One night a week we make pizza at the Little House on Pine. The flexibility of toppings gives us a chance to use whatever ingredients remain from other meals. We typically make the dough over lunch and let it...