Recently, I have commenced drinking my morning cup of coffee again. For years, I had given up coffee completely. In 2011 my wife and I stopped cold turkey and didn't touch a drop for four years. In 2015 we began having a cup once a week during the weekend. For 2016, I, the prodigal coffee … Continue reading In distress, perhaps a French press
Today was a rainy March day, and we were firing up our wood cook stove to heat our home, and I thought, warm oven, ripe bananas….Banana Bread. I used the Banana Bread recipe from my Better Homes and Garden New Cookbook that was as a wedding gift 20 years ago. This is the cookbook that … Continue reading Baking Banana Bread in Our Wood Cook Stove
To brew our morning tea or coffee, we use our Le Creuset ceramic French press. We just toss in the loose leaf herbal tea blend of chamomile, peppermint, lavender, and some raspberry leaf, or our favorite coffee from the local coffee roaster, Evans Brothers' Timber blend. Add boiling hot water, let steep for 4 minutes … Continue reading How to brew that cup of coffee in the morning.