We really enjoyed the recent batch of molasses and buttermilk bread and ate it all up. I plan to make more sometime. It was especially good for egg salad or chicken salad sandwiches.
Today, I made an improvised bread with mostly rye and whole wheat and a little bit of white bread flour. I used up 2 cups of buttermilk I had in the fridge, then used water for the remaining liquid. I also added in a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of melted butter. It came out really well! We had it sliced with soup for dinner, but it will make good sandwiches too.
As the storm blew in last Saturday, I made a big pot of chili using the Jamie Oliver Food Revolution recipe. I used cilantro, peppers, tomato puree and peeled whole tomatoes from the garden.
The hoop house did a great job of protecting our plants during the storm, so we can continue picking things like the cilantro. I'm so excited the hoop house survived the first test of winter, both keeping the plants protected and withstanding the wind without any bracing. It didn't appear to budge a bit, even in the big gusts!
I also topped the chili with mixed cheddar cheeses and sour cream. It's perfect food for the cold weather. The first batch lasted for 3 dinners and I'm going to make another later this week or weekend.