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{Summer Drink} Maple-Sweetened Lemonade

The other weekend, I was strolling through a Vermont farmers’ market and stumbled on a maple farm stand selling maple-sweetened lemonade. Genius! I never thought to use maple syrup as a sweetener in lemonade, but I’m glad that I’ve been enlightened. The syrup darkens the color and intensifies the flavor more than white sugar, stevia […]

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{FSC Book Club} Put ‘Em Up! FRUIT Final Recap

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. What a summer! If you’ve been following along with the FSC Book Club, you’ve been savoring every bit of the summer fruit bounty by freezing, canning or preserving with us using Put ‘Em Up Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook. Creative Ways to Put […]

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{FSC Book Club} Assignment 1 & 2 Recap

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. Can you believe it? We’ve already finished our first two assignments for Round 4 of the FSC Book Club. We are reading and and cooking our way through Put ‘Em Up Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook. Creative Ways to Put ‘em Up and Use ‘em […]

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{FSC Book Club} …Round 4 BEGINS!

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. Round 4 of the FSC Book Club has begun! We  are reading and and cooking our way through Put ‘Em Up Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook. Creative Ways to Put ‘em Up and Use ‘em Up by the incredible Sherri Brooks Vinton. It’s a gorgeous […]

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{FSC Book Club} Round 4 Selection & Giveaway!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER AND THE WINNERS ARE:  Kate “This summer I want to make cucumber pickles. I can never seem to grow enough cukes for a batch.” and Stephanie: “Moving into a house with cherry trees, and could use some preservation ideas!” We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. […]

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{FSC Podcast} Episode 12: Whole Grains for a New Generation

Apropos of wrapping up our wildly successful round of the FSC Book Club, where we read through the cookbook Whole Grains for a New Generation: Light Dishes, Hearty Meals, Sweet Treats, and Sundry Snacks for the Everyday Cook, we are bringing you an interview with the book’s author Liana Krissoff! We loved cooking our way through Whole […]

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{FSC Book Club} Final Recap + Meetings 6 & 7

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. That’s a wrap! We have successfully cooked and baked and experimented our way through the fantastic cookbook Whole Grains for a New Generation: Light Dishes, Hearty Meals, Sweet Treats, and Sundry Snacks for the Everyday Cook by Liana Krissoff. As a group, we tried out new […]

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{FSC Book Club} Meeting 4 & 5 Recap:Rye,Buckwheat,Millet & Barley

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. I might have jinxed us. On the last recap, I noted that these assignments might be tricky with its focus on some of the more uncommon grains like barley and buckwheat. I commented in the forum that I was nervous because those whole […]

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{FSC Book Club} Meeting 3 Recap- Oats & Farro

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. Oats, oats, oats. Such a popular grain with so much interesting potential too. I eat oatmeal at least a few times a week, but I confess that beyond the occasional chocolate chip oatmeal cookie, I don’t do much else with it. And farro? I […]

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{FSC Book Club} Meeting 2 Recap-Quinoa & Spelt

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. Quinoa! It’s the superfood that’s all the rage these days and we tackled it using the delicious recipes from Whole Grains for a New Generation. We also took a look at the spelt recipes in the book to round out our second “meeting” […]

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{FSC Book Club} Meeting 1 Recap: Rice & Wild Rice

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. Wow. The FSC Book Club is back and it’s fierce! Meeting 1 was an absolute success. So much participation! So many recipes tried and grains tasted! Lots of chit chat and photos popping up all over the internet. The fabulous author of Whole […]

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{FSC Podcast} Episode 11: Northeast Grains

FSC Contributor Amy Halloran takes on an a podcast journey to explore the Northeast grain system. Amy’s series on scaling up the northeast grain system provides a wealth of information and serves as an incredible introduction to the world of local grains, and in this episode we continue that conversation. Grains are often left out of the locavore […]

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{FSC Book Club: Round 3} Begins with a Giveaway

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. The third round of the FSC Book Club starts today! We are excited to start cooking and reading our way through our newest book club selection, Whole Grains for a New Generation: Light Dishes, Hearty Meals, Sweet Treats, and Sundry Snacks for the Everyday […]

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{FSC Podcast} Episode 10: Grassroots

Happy New Year, dear listeners! In this episode, we talk about grassroots movements and small acts of food justice. Here at From Scratch Club, we are really grassroots ourselves. We are keeping it real. As many of our longtime readers and friends know, our founder Christina Davis started the group and community blog first as […]

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{FSC Book Club} our next book choice is…

We read, we cook, we chat. That is the FSC Book Club. We are happy to announce the book selection for the 3rd Round of the FSC Book Club! We will be reading and cooking our way through Whole Grains for a New Generation: Light Dishes, Hearty Meals, Sweet Treats, and Sundry Snacks for the Everyday […]

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