Farmersgirl Kitchen

How to make Perfect Pecan Pie

I am very fond of Pecan Pie, it’s one of those desserts I really don’t make often enough.  I thought it was about time I worked out how to make

9 Awesome Cookbooks for Christmas and the Best Giveaway

I’m so excited to bring you these 9 Awesome Cookbooks and the Best Giveaway, including cookbooks by Mary Berry, Donna Hay and Sally McKenney.  I’m a bit of a cookbook addict

How to make Easy Slow Cooker Mincemeat with Ginger

Mince Pies are a Christmas tradition in the UK and they are filled with sweet mincemeat.  You can buy jars of mincemeat in groceries and supermarkets, but homemade is always so much

6 Secrets of the Best Crockpot Beef Stew & Dumplings

Today I made the Best Crockpot Beef Stew & Dumplings.  The Crockpot Beef Stew is made with beautiful Scotch Beef, carrots and onion and a few little additions that make

How to make Hedgerow Vodka

Every year I pick blackberries from the hedgerow.  Some years I get a good crop of sloes but although I often look at the red rosehips and hawthorn berries, this

Cook yourself to Brilliance like a MasterChef – Cookbook Reviews

I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for ways to improve my cooking skills. Cook yourself to Brilliance like a MasterChef is my way of telling you

How to make Easy Plum Jam

Plum Jam always reminds me of my maternal grandmother, my gran was a great jam maker, every year she made raspberry, strawberry, and blackcurrant.  However, it is my Gran’s  Plum

Kedgeree – Two Cookbook Reviews and a Giveaway

I have always loved kedgeree.  In our house, it was a way to use up leftover rice and combining it with cooked smoked haddock and hard-boiled eggs. I remember my

How to make Lettuce Soup

Have you ever made Lettuce Soup? Lettuce is a much-overlooked ingredient, as well as serving as a salad, you can braise it and serve as a vegetable and you can

One-Pan Polish Breakfast and a Review of Wild Honey & Rye

One-Pan Polish Breakfast is a simple recipe idea, but the Polish Kielbasa sausage makes it really rather special and totally delicious.  The recipe comes from a new cookbook Wild Honey &