Recipes

French Macaron Tutorial SNEAK PEEK~

I am obsessed with Macarons. Since eating my first Mac in Paris years ago I've made thousands in over 50 different flavors. For five years I've been asked to share my French Macaron recipe and technique and I've been waiting for the perfect opportunity! Et voila! The...

Mortar and Pestle Care (with Savory Venison Steak au Poivre)

How to clean a mortar and pestle? Kitchen gadgets thrill me and I LOVE my mortar and pestle. I see out reasons to use it. Back story - We raise organic chickens for meat here on Half-Way Farm... la Ferme a Mi-Chemin and we barter with other people for some of the...

Apple Ricotta Pancake Recipe (With Homemade Ricotta Cheese!)

And I'll bet you were wondering, "What could I make for Christmas Morning?"     Here you go. We love pancakes. Especially my little Flock  (my children that is).  In fact I probably make them about three times a week.  Juliette is my little Piggy Pancake. If...

Why We Drink Raw Milk

A long time blog reader commented on Facebook the other day, "Wait, I thought you didn't drink milk?" Touché! I used to be totally anti-milk. So, I can admit when I was wrong.  But here is where I was coming from... As I understand it, the enzyme we need to properly...

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe

  I mentioned that I would give you links to everything mentioned in this video... You can find the rolling pin here. You can find my favorite basic pie pan here. And the kitchen towels for rolling out your dough here. And my FAVORITE piecrust cutters for...

Today in the Kitchen – Fried Egg with Asparagus & Prosciutto

Eggs.  Eggs.  Eggs. It's so funny because I "am not an animal person" but let me tell you...  If you are an animal that offers my family something -  I love you. My chickens are WELL taken care of.  Dare I say - spoiled.   (Which is why I am so mad at them right now....

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 This cookbook is going to be all about photographs.You are going to want it on your coffee table as much as you want it in your kitchen.Today in the Kitchen with Parisienne Farmgirl(Named after my recipe blog posts of course!)will be available early Spring 2015...

Today in the Kitchen… The Cookbook!

After all these years of blogging, and all the "Today in the Kitchen" recipe posts -- a cookbook is in the works! "Today in the Kitchen with Parisienne Farmgirl"   will be available (Lord willing) this winter on Amazon and ParisienneFarmgirl dot com. If this makes you...

Eat Like a Parisienne… Part IV — A Flashback Post

If you are just joining us this is a flashback post from a couple years ago.  I now have a "fab five" and am posting this series again to celebrate losing the baby weight in a LONG 51 weeks and to continue to motivate myself and others to stay healthy and if you want...

Foraging on the Farm (The Brambleberries with Custard Recipe)

It's been a discouraging thirty days here on Half-Way Farm. First, I thought it was the crazy weather (as in some cases it was) but now it's apparent that something is really wrong with my gardens.  All 4,200 square feet of them... and all the thousands of pounds of...

The Joy of Baking

Someone just said to me the other day, "I'm addicted to baking bread."It is, as my sister says, an experience.There is some thing simple, feminine, honest and old about baking bread.And the smell...I hope someday when my children are old and I am gone that they are...

Trim Healthy Parisienne Farmgirl???

So... I bet you know someone who is on the Trim Healthy Mama diet thing. I know a good handful.  They are shrinking.  Seriously shrinking.  And so, though full of suspicions since I have my last batch of weight to lose I thought I would download the e-book and see...

Today in the Kitchen – Chai Tea Concentrate

I love a hot beverage. Hot coffee.  Hot chamomile.     I hate hot wine... like at Christmas. Ick. But I love Chai Tea. Awhile back my sister gave me Shaye Elliot's cookbook and it's full of great "whole foods" recipes.  Her recipe was my "inspiration" - I tweaked it...

The Home Dairy – Gettin’ the Creme!

This is a super lame post but it may come in handy for someone.I've been asked this question a few times recently so here goes..."How do I separate the creme from the milk?" I've got a, dare I say, a bitchin' source for organic raw milk.  $3 a gallon!!!(I'll...