My name is Brent Borchardt and food has been a through line connecting my past growing up on an Iowa farm that was early in the organic movement to my present.
This blog is about recipes – yes – but also about personal connection and narrative.
I think most people have a moment in their past that represents a notion of Home they wish they could reconnect to. Cooking is a creative act that is always connecting to a past and redefining our present notions of Home.
- Lutheran Jello #2: Cranberry Cream SaladThe mystery of what to do with a can of jellied cranberry sauce has been solved.
- Rhubarb SorbetSorbet is a light and refreshing way to enjoy the fruits of summer and rhubarb is an ideal base because of the high fiber content.
- King Arthur Flour Sour Cream SconesThis recipe appears in the King Arthur Flour 200th Anniversary Cookbook, yet it does not appear in the recipe section of their website.