Savory Gallette with Sweet Potatoes and Apples in a Rye Crust




Rye Galette Crust
Makes 1 crust
I generally put aside an hour for this recipe, and I double, or even triple it. The dough freezes beautifully and having extra on hand is a boon for short-notice entertaining.
1 egg
¼ cup heavy cream
2/3 cup rye flour
2/3 cup pastry flour
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar
1 stick unsalted butter, cut into cubes
In a small bowl, beat the egg and the cream. In a food processor, pulse the flours, salt and sugar to combine. Add the butter and pulse until pea-sized pieces form. Add half the egg-cream mixture and process. Continue to add the egg mixture in small amounts until the dough just comes together. Turn the dough out onto a flat surface and form into a ball. Flatten into a disc, cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight.


Savory Galette with Sweet Potatoes, Apples
and Blue Cheese
Galette dough (recipe on p.71)
1 medium sweet potato, peeled
1 Granny Smith apple
1 yellow onion
8 to 10 brussels sprouts
¼ cup olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon finely chopped rosemary
1 tablespoon finely chopped thyme
1/3 cup whole grain mustard
½ cup crumbled high-quality blue cheese (I recommend Maytag)
Remove the galette dough from the refrigerator and let it temper (rest to stabilize). Preheat the oven to 400°. Cut the vegetables (I like to use a mandolin for this): Thinly slice the sweet potato into rounds and place in a large bowl. Halve and core the apple, then thinly slice it and add to the bowl. Slice the onions lengthwise so that some of the slices remain attached at the root. Slice the brussels sprouts lengthwise as well, and add both to the bowl. Drizzle the vegetables with the olive oil, then season generously with salt and pepper and the herbs. Toss to coat. Taste a piece: the seasoning should be pronounced.


Read more here: http://www.waltermagazine.com/from-our-fields-whole-grains/#storylink=cpy


Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits

The below recipe is from one of our favorite chefs, Lance Gummere, co-owner of Bantam + Biddy in Atlanta. He submitted this recipe to Food + Wine Magazine, and F+W perfected it in their test kitchen using our CG WW Pastry flour.

Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits

CONTRIBUTED BY LANCE GUMMERE

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 50 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 9

Chef Lance Gummere makes these incredible biscuits with just a little bit of cheddar cheese to give them a savory flavor

  1. 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  2. 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar
  3. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  4. 1 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/3 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  6. 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cubed
  7. 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  1. Preheat the oven to 450°. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Whisk in the cheddar cheese. Using your fingers or a pastry blender, rub or cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal with some pea-size pieces remaining. Mix in the buttermilk, stirring, just until the dough holds together.
  2. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out the dough to a 7 1/2-inch square that's 3/4 inch thick. Cut the dough into nine 2 1/2-inch squares and transfer the squares to an ungreased baking sheet. Bake the biscuits for about 12 minutes, until golden brown on top. Let the biscuits cool slightly and serve.
 
 

Rye Scones

recipe coming eventually.. but for now, enjoy the pretty pictures...