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About Shaye @ The Elliott Homestead

The Elliott Homestead began as a place to keep track of my ramblings that my poor husband was tired of listening to.  I needed a place to vocalize my hopes and dreams, stresses and struggles.  Did I mention my recipes, too?  Blogging has given me a wonderful place to learn, focus, and grow.  The unfortunate part is that the lessons I learn are often made public.  Hmm...maybe I should be rethinking this....

We were recently transplanted to the Gulf Coast.  The deep south, my friends!  I'm currently learning how to properly prepare southern cuisine and understand new accents.

Here on the homestead, we try to live simply and enjoy all the goods God has given us.  This simplicity and love of all things homemade and natural sparked an obsession with whole grains, homemade kombucha, and cloth diapers.  It's sort of a self-inflicted disease.  

We seek to glorify the Lord in our home and take utter delight in the wonder of His creation.

So this is our journey. 

Soaked Whole Wheat Waffles

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I don’t know what it is lately, but I’ve been craving sugar.  And carbs. That is a lethal combination. At least for my thighs. In order to scratch this sugary-carb itch, if you will, I made waffles for dinner the … Continue reading

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Sourdough Starter & Homemade Tortillas

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I’ve been stocking up on some baked goodies the last few days, since Stu’s brother Jeremy will be coming to stay with us in a few days for the holidays.  I wanted to have a few things prepared to make … Continue reading

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Yogurt Dough & Turkey Pot Pie

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I have a fun recipe for you today.  One that can be used for a variety of kitchen goodness. It’s versatile.  It’s simple.  It’s gooooood. It’s called yogurt dough.  Okay, so fine, the name’s not very fancy. This dough takes just … Continue reading

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Soaked Whole Wheat Biscuits.

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I made biscuits last weekend. Then, I ate them all. The end. My poor husband, who has been my taste-tester for many whole wheat biscuit recipes gone awry, was oh-so-thankful to taste biscuits that in no way tasted like a … Continue reading

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Traditional Soaked Whole Wheat Bread.

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To date, the most popular post by far on my blog has been the soaked whole wheat bread recipe, which you can find here. That being said, ahem, I have a different soaked whole wheat bread recipe to share with you, my fellow grain … Continue reading

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