Organic Emily

Chocolate Coconut Shortbread Bars

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These makes a very rich treat, but very simple to make! Recipe Crust 1/2 pound butter at roomtemperature 1/2 cup organic sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour Pinch of sea salt Topping 12 oz. bag dark chocolate chips 12 oz. bag shredded coconut 1 can sweetened condensed milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a 9×13 […]

Homemade Ranch Dressing

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You’ll never want to go back to store bought after this!  In fact you may just want to find ways to use it for everything, it’s that good! Recipe 3/4 cup good mayo 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon freshly minced cilantro 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1 teaspoon fresh […]

Crock-Pot Chicken Corn Chowder

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I love easy crock-pot meals!  This one is has nice texture, full body flavor and will feed up to 12 people. Recipe 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large onions, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 2 tablespoons flour 2 tsp dried thyme 8 cups organic chicken stock 6-8 Yukon gold or red potatoes, […]

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Perfect comfort food for the fall!  Rich and very flavorful!  You won’t even miss the meat in this one! Recipe 1 (4 lb.) butternut squash, peeled and cubed (1/2-inch) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 6 cloves) 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon coarse […]

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

A little crunchy on the outside and ooey gooey on the inside!  These are the best! Recipe 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. sea salt Mix the above ingredients together and set aside 1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks) 1 cup organic sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar Cream the butter and sugar […]

Rosemary Butter Cookies

rosemary butter cookies

If you’ve never put rosemary into cookies you are in for a real treat!  My family and I always serve these at weddings when asked! Recipe 1 cup butter, softened at room temperature ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 large egg plus 1 egg white, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 […]

Garlic and Basil Tomato Pasta

Garlic and Basil Tomato Pasta

Simple and fast!  This is a great recipe for using all those fresh tomatoes and basil from the garden! Recipe 1 pound uncooked whole wheat pasta (I like angel hair) 4-5 pounds tomatoes, large or cherry cut in half or bite size chunks 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil 2 tablespoons olive […]

Chocolate Coconut Sourdough Bread

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It’s so good you could almost call this a dessert!  Tender and chocolatey, this bread is a nice treat! Recipe 2 cups water 1/2 cup starter 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup honey 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 cups whole wheat flour 4-5 cups all-purpose flour In a large electric bowl […]

Fresh Canned Peaches

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I love this time of year when the fruit is on in abundance.  Peaches are one of my favorites!  This recipe is simple and a healthier version of the stuff processed in syrup.  I usually buy 2 large boxes form the farmer’s market to make 20 quarts plus some for making fruit leather or jam. […]

Homemade Canned Tomatoes

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A much healthier and inexpensive alternative to store bought canned tomatoes.  This recipe is simple, but just takes a bit of time.  A day of canning tomatoes is always worth the year’s supply!  I usually by 3 large boxes from the farmer’s market to produce 30 quarts.  We go through a lot of tomatoes through […]