RECIPES

Simple bites for the morning or midnight, as a main dish or snack, inspired by our farm, cows, and of course their milk. 

GOOD MORNING ELIXIR 

mix all ingredients in blender or using immersion blender till incorporated 

sip and feel the magic

 

 

3/4 cup buttermilk 

1 cup fresh or frozen berries

1/2 frozen peeled banana (if fresh add ice) 

1 tsp cinnamon 

1 tsp turmeric

 

HERBED ROSE SCONES

1 1/2 cups flour 

1 1/2 cups flour {extra for dusting} 

2 tsp baking powder 

1/4 tsp salt 

2 T sugar 

2/3 cup milk {or our buttermilk}

1/4 cup herbed rose butter 

1 egg {or 2 T of milk}

 

 

mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar

mix in milk 

transer to floured surface

dust dough with flour 

gently knead then pat into 3/4 inch disk

cut scones by using a small cookie-cutter or teacup

knead scraps, press into disk, cut, repeat till all dough is used 

place scones on baking sheet

beat an egg {or use milk}, then brush onto scones 

bake for 12 minutes at 425, or till golden 

cool and enjoy with a cup of coffee, tea, or why not with a glass of rosé

 

BULLETPROOF COFFEE

12 oz fresh hot coffee

1 T coffee butter 

1 tsp Coconut oil 

optional///

{1 tsp vanilla}

{1 spoon honey}

///

brew coffee, put butter right into your cup

mix with an immersion blender or in a blender 

then smile, for all is right in the world when sipping buttered coffee 

 

FROMAGE BLANC CAKE

1 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour

2 tsp baking powder

pinch of kosher salt

1 cup light brown sugar

grated zest from 1 lemon

1/2 cup fromage blanc

3 fresh eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

mix flour, baking powder, and salt, then set aside

mix sugar with lemon zest {using your fingers works best}

add fromage blanc, eggs, and vanilla to the zesty sugar

fold in dry ingredients, then fold in butter

pour into prepared loaf pan {buttered and dusted with flour}

bake at 350 for 50 minutes, or till golden 

cool and enjoy with fresh berries, whip cream, coffee, a berry compote, or simply with a fork

 

SIMPLE ASPARAGUS TOAST 

2 slices of bread

1/2 cup fromage blanc  

10 asparagus/assorted greenery grilled {chard, brussel sprouts, garlic spears, fresh herbs, etc} 

salt, pepper, extra virgin olive oil to taste

optional///

{poached egg}

toast or grill up a piece of fresh bread 

smear on a healthy dose of fromage blanc

coarsely chop vegetables and shower atop {add poached egg if desired} 

sprinkle with salt, pepper, and olive oil

pour a glass of dry cider for you and a pal, and enjoy this little bite 

 

KICKING BUTTERMILK DRESSING

1/2 cup buttermilk 

1/3 yogurt 

1-2 garlic cloves minced 

1 T lemon juice 

1 T dijon mustard

2 T radish leaves chopped

1 tsp mint chopped 

salt and pepper to taste

mix all ingredients into a glass jar with a lid 

lid the jar to give it a good shake 

enjoy atop any salad or as a dip for fresh bread 

keep in your fridge for one week