Creme Fraiche

Creme Fraiche

This post is about a Creme Fraiche is a soured, or cultured, cream that is used in a variety of dishes.   It’s similar to sour cream, but it’s richer and the flavor is less tart.   In our area, I can’t find Creme Fraiche in any stores, but luckily, it’s very easy to make Creme Fraiche. All you need is cream and buttermilk.  It’s really that easy to make Creme Fraiche at home from items you can find in any supermarket.  It’s delicious to add richness to dishes like our recipe for Tomato Soup with Lentils. Making Creme Fraiche […]

A slice of corn pone ready to eat

Hillbilly Corn Pone

Remember those pinto beans that I cooked a while back?  I still had some leftovers, and I needed to find something to do with them.  Beans and cornbread are a great combination, and this recipe for corn pone is a combination of beans covered by a layer of what is best described as a corn bread souffle.  The recipe indicates that you should use a 9X13 inch pan, and I will strongly suggest that you don’t attempt to make this dish in anything smaller.  I don’t have any attractive 9X13 inch pans, so I poured everything into an 8X12 inch […]