About Me

I was raised Old Order (horse and buggy) Mennonite with German and Eastern European influences that shaped my palate. My own family enjoys heritage food, as well as vegetarian, plant-based, and global cultural cuisine. 

Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com


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July 24, 2018


9-10 freshly picked ears sweet corn (7 cups kernels)

1 large sweet onion

1 large garlic clove

3 Tablespoons butter

4 cups milk

1 teaspoon salt

Garnish: chopped chives or cilantro leaves

Method: Husk and clean corn. Slice kernels off into large bowl with a shape kn...

March 12, 2018

From emeals (Other than some cutting and chopping, a very simple soup!)


2 poblano peppers, seeded and chopped

1 onion, peeled and chopped

4 Carrots, scrubbed and chopped

5 cloves garlic, minced

3 Tablespoons olive oil

3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour

3/4 teaspoon sa...

January 5, 2018

*Recipe adapted from emeals. See additional notes at bottom of recipe


2 cups chopped onion

1 potato (yellow/waxy works best) peeled and cut into half inch dice

1 Small Carrot, chopped

5 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tablespoons olive oil for sautéing (or use water)

1 T...

October 16, 2017

Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup


1 ham steak, diced small*

6-8 medium potatoes, diced

1 medium onion, chopped small

1/4 cup butter

3 Tablespoon flour

2 cups grated cheddar cheese

6-8 cups milk

2 teaspoons smoked paprika, or to taste

salt and pepper to taste


Dice and...

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Mennonite/Brethren heritage food with a flare for vegetarian cuisine and a global palate 
Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com

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