RECIPES

We’ve brought together all of our favorite recipes and kitchen how-to’s from making butter to preserving your summers bounty in one easy to find spot. So gather around the #henstoothtable and enjoy togetherness with good food and those you love.

Grilled Rhubarb Crisp

With spring quickly warming to summer, my oven from the 50s decided it was time to throw in the towel. I didn’t think much of it with the temperature rising outside, but then rhubarb season hit and I knew I needed to find a way to make Rhubarb Crisp, stat! So, I...

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Sunflower Season

The end of sunflower season unofficially marks fall for the Henstooth Homestead. We pull our sunflowers from the garden and prepare them for roasting, a treat we’ll enjoy into the following Spring! There are a million sunflower roasting recipes out there, and they all...

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3 Ways To Preserve Zucchini

Squash season is here and everyone's counters are over flowing with zucchini, yellow squash and summer squash! When you feel like you can't possibly saute another slice, try one of our three ways to preserve your summer bounty so it can be enjoyed all year.   ...

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Pickled Radishes

The Henstooth has changed my perception of food tremendously, but I’ll save that story for another time. I will tell you though, it started with...Radishes. Radishes had always been those half dried pink slivers served on salads at weddings or special events. I always...

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Aunt Heather’s Famous Freezer Jam

Strawberries are here which means so is canning season! Are you ready?My canning experience started at a young age watching my grandmother in the kitchen, but my first hands on experience started with freezer jam. I was in college, craving my Aunt Heather's famous...

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How To Make Butter

There's something extra special about homemade butter. It's easy to whip up, an excellent base for compound butter and the perfect addition to a fresh baked loaf of bread. My family is notorious for a little thing I like to call "double carbs". My great grandma would...

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Salsa Verde

At the end of the summer, when I saw how many tomatillo plants we ended up with, I distinctly remember looking at Rich and saying “what are we going to do with all these?” As usual, he responded “that’s your job, I just grow em’.” We had never grown a tomatillo a day...

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Fail Proof Cheddar Biscuits

Cheddar Biscuits, Cheddar Bay Biscuits, Cheddar Jalapeno Biscuits - whatever you want to name them it's the one savory biscuit recipe you should always have on hand. I searched the web trying to find the perfect cheddar biscuit, only to either not have Bisquick or...

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Blueberry Hand Pies

Blueberry Hand Pies are the taste of late summer, perfectly sized and full-flavored, these are a must! Now, I feel like I should preface this post by stating we are not food bloggers. However, as we continue to preserve food from our land and create new kitchen...

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