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Family table : farm cooking from the Elliott Homestead / Shaye Elliott ; foreword by Stuart Elliott.
Publication Information:
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2018]
Physical Description:
xvi, 232 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Includes index.
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641.5973 ELL Book Adult General Collection

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With more than 70 recipes, Family Table shares Shaye Elliott's bounty of favorite dishes that nourish her hardworking farm family every day. From dry-cured bacon made from pigs raised on the Elliott Homestead to sizzling steak with vinegar and tomato dressing, each recipe is about reviving easy, traditional food preparations for a more flavorful and healthful future. Forget expensive, exotic ingredients or fancy techniques. This farmgirl ain't got time for that!

Author Notes

Shaye Elliott is the founder of the blog "The Elliott Homestead," which she began in 2010 when her farm was but a dream. She and her husband, Stuart, are now developing their own little farm in the Pacific Northwest with their quiver of children, Georgia, Owen, William, and Juliette. Shaye spends her days writing, gardening, child and chicken wrangling, cow milking, pig wrestling, wine sipping, and dreaming. She is the author of From Scratch and Welcome to the Farm.

Table of Contents

Stuart Elliott
Forewordp. xiv
Welcome to the Farmp. 1
The Gardensp. 5
The Dairyp. 15
The Meatp. 19
Breakfast and Breads
Crusty Hash Brownsp. 28
Egg and Garden Tomato Sammiesp. 31
Plum Clafoutisp. 32
Golden Porridge with Pearp. 35
Breakfast Quinoa with Eggs and Smoked Hollandaise Saucep. 36
Lemon-Berry Cream Sconesp. 39
Homemade Hamp. 40
Homemade Bacon-Dry-Cured and Air-Driedp. 43
Maple Soda Bread with Raisinsp. 44
Sourdough Skillet Breadp. 47
Breakfast Broth with Poached Eggsp. 48
Einkorn Puff Pastryp. 50
Blueberry, Chia, and Mint Smoothiep. 53
Blueberry and Banana Breakfast Bakep. 54
Einkorn Maple and Walnut Loafp. 56
Sourdough Levainp. 57
Vanilla and Maple Bread Puddingp. 59
Soups and Salads
Chicken Stockp. 64
Roasted Sunchokes with Tomatoes and Lemonp. 67
Chopped Apple Salad with Toasted Coconut and Yogurtp. 68
Salmon Chowder with Dill and Carawayp. 71
Creamy Carrot Soupp. 72
Asparagus Soup with Poached Eggsp. 75
Easy Beet Soupp. 76
Tortellini Soup with Chicken and Pine Nutsp. 79
Carrot Saladp. 80
Sesame-Crusted Orange Chicken Saladp. 83
Creamy Leek and Chickpea Stewp. 84
Chopped Salad with Chive Creamp. 87
Cucumber Salad with Mintp. 88
Side Dishes
Traditional Ratatouillep. 94
Homemade Chorizop. 97
Bruschettap. 98
Cream Cheese and Chive Potatoesp. 101
From-Scratch Cornbreadp. 102
Roasted Peppers with Bread, Cheese, and Herbsp. 105
Mushrooms and Creamp. 106
Rustic Root Vegetables with Miso Vinaigrettep. 109
Herbed Italian Friesp. 110
Roasted Onionsp. 113
Brussels Sprouts Gratin with Bacon and Creamp. 114
Spaghetti with Parsley and Garlicp. 117
Perfect Browned Butter Mashed Potatoesp. 118
Oven-Fried Zucchini with Cilantro Aiolip. 121
Roasted Garlic Scapesp. 122
Main Dishes
Browned Chicken Thighs with Fingerling Potatoes and Cherry Tomatoesp. 128
Roasted Pork Shoulderp. 131
Paprika and Rosemary Roasted Chickenp. 132
Shredded Barbecue Beef Sandwichesp. 134
Chicken Piccatap. 137
One-Skillet Beef and Potatoes with Goat Cheesep. 138
Roasted Chicken in Milk with Cinnamon and Lemonp. 140
Creamy Chicken Pasta with Shallot and Basilp. 143
Beef and Bell Pepper Goulashp. 144
Scalloped Ham and Potatoesp. 147
Sizzling Steak with Vinegar and Tomato Dressingp. 148
Bay-Roasted Chickenp. 151
Killer Pork Tacosp. 152
Dijon Pork Chops with Gravyp. 154
Cod with Shallots and Creamp. 156
Blueberry and Rhubarb Galettep. 162
Blackberry Custard Cakep. 165
Einkorn Butter Cakep. 166
Pâté Sucréep. 169
Chocolate Chip Biscottip. 170
Chocolate Ganache Tartletsp. 173
Espresso-Spiced Walnutsp. 174
Creamy Carrot Cakep. 177
Instant Berry Ice Creamp. 178
Easy Chocolate Moussep. 181
Earl Grey and Rose Water Coconut Flakesp. 182
Red Wine and Honey-Poached Pears and Plumsp. 185
Lemon Tartp. 186
Goose Egg Custardp. 189
Tapioca Puddingp. 190
A Mix of Goodies
Smoked Hollandaise Saucep. 196
Pickled Red Onionsp. 199
Homemade Butterp. 200
Flavored Buttersp. 203
Easy Homemade Sour Creamp. 204
Flavored Saltsp. 206
Tuscan Dipping Oilp. 209
Gremolatap. 210
Dilled Carrotsp. 213
Barrel Picklesp. 214
Cilantro Aiolip. 217
Basil Pestop. 218
Rhubarb Chutneyp. 221
Sourdough Starterp. 222
Afterwordp. 224
Acknowledgmentsp. 225
Indexp. 226