Author Archives: Amy

Coconut and Ginger Rice

Don’t let the bland looks of this rice fool you. It is a fan favorite and full of flavor. Slightly sweet and perfectly spiced with the flavors of the tropics. Ingredients: 3 cups long grain white rice 6 Tbsp coconut … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Blue Cheese (gluten-free)

These are a delicious appetizer or side dish. The sharp cheese blends well with the mushrooms. Ingredients: 1 lb mushrooms (button or baby portobello) 1/2 onion, minced 4 Tbsp butter 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup Gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled … Continue reading

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Historic Bake Ovens at Hopewell Furnace, April 2019

We had a tremendous opportunity to learn how to use the historic bake ovens at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site on April 20, 2019. We made bread, pies, cookies, and coffee cake.

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Bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with blue cheese

This decadent appetizer can easily be made in advance and cooked in any size dutch oven. Ingredients: Dried dates, pits removed Blue cheese Bacon, sliced Slice bacon strips in half. Stuff each date with a healthy scoop of blue cheese, … Continue reading

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  You don’t need to wait for Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fastnacht Day, to enjoy this Pennsylvania Dutch classic.  Less sweet and chewier than donuts, Fastnachts are a potato and yeast dough that are often cut into irregular or … Continue reading

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