This week I finally took my recipes- the ones I actually use now & refer to- and put them in a binder. Using a 3 ring binder and photo pages (sticky-type pages from old photo albums) is my preferred way of keeping my recipes. I had two large binders with my collection of recipes, but I went through them & picked out the recipes that I actually use & the ones that fit with our new "real food"/Nourishing Traditions style of eating. I wanted to share with you how I organize my recipes in case you need help organizing yours.
A few recipes I will be adding to my binder this week: first, I used
Second, I tried out the recipe Millie posted for Buttermilk Syrup. I used turbinado sugar & it was yummy, but I think next time I'll try using less sugar because it was a little over-sweet for me. I used the buttermilk syrup to cut my real grade B maple syrup in half hoping to stretch out that precious stuff. I was able to pass it off on the little guy (the maple syrup lover- the same one who I caught drinking a coffee cup full of maple syrup one day!) However, he really balked when we pulled it out of the refrigerator the next day looking like this: