Friday, January 10, 2014

Farmgirl Friday Blog Hop #140

Happy Friday!
What a week it's been!  I spent a day on the road traveling, spent a day checking out another stockyard preparing to bring home feeder cows, spent a few days working in the pasture prepping soil, and I spent the last 24 hours catching my breath after being treated to the announcement that I am going to be a GRANDMA!!!  Woohoo!!!  That's the BEST surprise I can imagine and I am still walking in the clouds about the announcement.  

I am overjoyed.  

Around the farm I also managed to try a few recipes that are new to me and I wanted to share how they went...

Here it is toasted up into paninis for lunch
I have recently gone gluten free due to my thyroid health, but my hubby is not and he prefers wheat so I make both.  

I've seen this recipe floating around in circles for a long time, but this week was my first attempt at it and I am very pleasantly surprised with the results.  It rises well, toasts perfect, cuts easy, and has a great flavor (I DID try it).  My husband who is a picky eater, says it's his favorite sandwich bread so far.  I made a copy for my cookbook. 

I made this last night for my boys and they BOTH say it's the BEST pot roast they've EVER eaten.  I agree. It is delicious.  I tweaked it a bit.  lazy farmgirl that I am, I did not roast it in the over, I crock potted the whole thing after pan searing everything, even the red potatoes on high for 4 hours, for a 4 pound roast and it was amazing.

Well, enough salivating.  Have a GREAT week ahead Farmgirls.

Let's get HOPPING!  

Your Farmgirl Friday Hostess

Deborah Jean aka "Deb" of Dandelion House

and me of course!

Farmgirl Friday Rules...
1.) Write a post about your farmgirl lifestyle and brag a little about your farmgirl talents while your at it! Share what being a farmgirl means to you. Include lots of photos of your farm, crafts, animals, quilts, home decor projects and thrifty make overs, your backyard garden, chicken coop, recipes, studio or workshop. You get the idea!

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