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Other people’s recipes: Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ Buttermilk chess pie

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Buttermilk chess pie is the last pie I’ll be making from the “Winter” section of The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book (by Emily and Melissa Elsen; Grand Central Life & Style, 2013; p. 203) — at least until next … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Diane St. Clair’s Buttermilk coconut blondies (sort of)

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Usually when I do one of these recipe posts, I try to follow the original procedure as closely as possible — especially for bakery. But in this case — from Diane St. Clair’s The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook (p. 188) … Continue reading

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PSA: How to make buttermilk from regular milk

My blog stats are showing a lot of people ending up here after searching for “how to make buttermilk from regular milk”. You can’t. Buttermilk — real buttermilk — is made from cream, not milk. You can only make a … Continue reading

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Diane St. Clair’s Old-fashioned Spicy Gingerbread

There are two very different desserts going by the name “gingerbread” in this country. One is a stiff, rolled-dough cookie, which is commonly used around Christmastime to make gingerbread houses and other constructions. The other, far less common (at least … Continue reading

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A very frustrating day of (not) cooking

I had planned to post here tonight about two different recipes from Diane St. Clair’s The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook: a gingerbread and a lasagna. I never had time for the first, and the second was a near-complete failure. Here’s … Continue reading

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Making your own (cultured) butter is crazy simple

(With apologies for the click-bait post title — I just couldn’t resist.) Continuing my series of food posts from Diane St. Clair’s The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook, I was going to be making her buttermilk lasagne today, but ran out … Continue reading

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Diane St. Clair’s Buttermilk Meat Loaf

I recently picked up a copy of Diane St. Clair’s The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook. St. Clair and her husband operate a dairy farm in Orwell, Vermont, and supply butter and buttermilk to famous restaurants and gourmet food stores around … Continue reading

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