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I’m about to give up for the time being on my gluten free sourdough attempts, but I have dried some and would be willing to share if there is anyone who would like to try. It works nicely as a mild sourdough flavor added to any bread recipe with the wet ingredients. I have had success with pancakes and bread (when I add commercial yeast). I have also had success converting it to a wheat version and it does fine. I’m just ready to get out in the garden and forget “feeding” my pet for the summer. So before I “put her up” for the summer please comment and I will send you my address then if you mail a self addressed envelope I’ll send you some of my starter. Please reply before the end of April.
I am participating in 5 min. for Mom’s Ultimate Blog Party with prized and fun for all. Visit the link on my sidebar to enter for free. To kick things off I thought we would have a good ol’ fashion egging! Occasionally I come up with some brilliant recipes to share but most of the time I’m just a busy mom of four trying to survive.
My Blog Schmog was inspired by my 7 and 5yr old boys and their antics. Affectionately I call them Thing 1 and Thing 2 (from Cat in the Hat).
I’m Jessie and I’m the Goof, I like all things farm and old fashioned and a few things modern and convenient-like parties on the Internet where Mom’s can meet and support one another.
One day I tried to sum up my hobbies into a single word and Farm is all I could come up with. I like so many things; family, animals, crafting, baking, teaching, gardening, singing, drawing, building, researching, horseback riding, strange pets, hiking, motorcycling, traveling, playing blocks with my three boys and rocking with my baby girl. Since I can’t narrow it down you might find adventures from many different angles here, but one things for sure, I’ve got my game face on and I’m “here for the party”!
I’m really on an egg kick lately. I’m sure a big part of that is because it’s been our first sign up here at the farm that spring is indeed coming, though old man winter is hanging on for dear life giving us a majestic thunderstorm the other night followed by a day and a half of snow. Today though, it is sunny and brisk again and the Girls (chickens) are back to work clucking happily and laying eggs.
Along with a hard winter we have had a difficult flu season. With six of us in the house a single illness can last nearly a month then when one of the kids brings home a second we are out for a whole season is seems. This has been discouraging as I’m sure many of you experience. This last bout of colds put the littlest in the ER with RSV, thankfully she is fast recovering but it got me thinking about nutrition again. I’m admittedly not the best chef, and I don’t claim to eat very healthy but I’m aware of it and try my best. I tend to go in waves!
Eggs are rich in vitamins and minerals as well as being one of the few foods containing an essential vitamin D. This is especially important to those of us living in areas where winter does not go quietly into the night. We need our sunlight, we need our Vit. D! We also need a great deal of chocolate to “take the edge off”! But that’s a different story.
For my contribution to this fabulous party you may now consider yourself egged. Enjoy surfing and come back soon to see what’s happens next here at the anti-blog (because they-you know who they are- coerced me to write)Blog Schmog by Jessie
p.s. Don’t forget the free giveaways! It’s hard to choose but my top picks are a pair of shoes for my Pee Wee from See Kai Run or books from Bilingual Fun. I also like USC 13, 118, 123, 78, 65, 72, 80! There are too many to choose from!
My friend over at Only Sometimes Clever is having a SoftLips Pure giveaway. Please stop over and leave a comment to enter the contest by March 18th. Have a wonderful week! NOTE-SoftLips Pure is a gluten free product.