Nan's favorite Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe-
3 Quarts Cucumbers
1 Quart Sweet Peppers
20 Whole Cloves of Garlic
1/2 cup Pickling Salt
Slice the cucumbers , peppers and onions into thin slices. mix with salt and garlic. Cover with ice and let stand for 3 hours under a cloth.
Then make pickling solution as follows
Bring to boil-
3 cups cider vinegar
4 cups sugar
Spelt is a high protein grain, which tastes fairly similar to whole wheat. I have grown the grain here several different years, but I have not found an efficient, home scale way to thresh bushels of it. It is very low in gluten, so it will not rise much with yeast, and some of the people who can't eat wheat, are able to enjoy spelt.
Here is my slow cooker recipe for a small loaf of spelt bread.
All freshly ground grains taste much better, and corn is no exception. The natural oils and vitamins are at their peak of perfection. Flavors normally lost in processing give a rich and full bodied aroma. This is how I make fresh cornbread, and bake it in a 'Crock-Pot' or slow cooker. For everyday convenience, I use an electric powered mill to grind the grains, and mix the dough. That takes less than...