Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Oh the Things You Can Do With Dairy!

By Malisa Niles

After receiving a windfall of milk, I was forced to experiment with several recipes to make foods made with milk.


By Meg with Modern Roots

Kombucha- the drink the Chinese call the 'immortal health elixir.' I have been experimenting with Kombucha and believe this to be the right mix to get a naturally effervescent,sweet fizzy tea. Enjoy!

Turkey Stroganoff Recipe

By Deborah Niemann

Use your heritage turkey to make a hearty, homemade dinner.

Farm-Fresh Chicken Soup Recipe

By Deborah Niemann

Use stew hens from your backyard flock to make a tasty soup.


Easy Homemade Noodles Recipe

By Deborah Niemann

Make your own noodles with organic eggs—it’s easy to do, and delicious.

Brioche Recipe

By Deborah Niemann

Brioche is a rich, eggy bread you can make at home.

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

By Deborah Niemann

If you have farm-fresh eggs, homemade mayonnaise is a versatile, easy recipe to use for your everyday cooking.   

Crème Brûlée Pie Recipe

By Deborah Niemann

This homemade dessert is surprisingly easy to make.