Category Archives: Farm Stuff

Kitchen Cheat Sheet: Fresh Herbs

I remember way back in the olden days… around the turn of this century… when a farmer lived by the seasons.  We had planting season, summer, harvest time, and winter.  The winter seemed to last forever, probably because we weren’t … Continue reading

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Snapshots of the Farm April 2014

Today is April 25th. It’s a bright, sunny day with temperatures in the mid-50s and wind gusts up to around 10 mph.  Not bad, today.  The wind has been gusting to 40 mph the last three days, so this is a … Continue reading

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For the Love of Quinoa!

My son has a multitude of phrases that he will use rather than curse. I appreciate this, really, because at times I have the mouth of a truck driver and our relationship is such that I can say, “I know … Continue reading

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Wheat Berry Apple Salad: Hearty, fresh, and you always end up wanting more

I DVR’d Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern the other day.  Thomas and I sat down to watch it and I couldn’t remember for the life of me WHY I wanted him to see it.  He wasn’t too impressed with the … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Quesadilla

Thomas said he does NOT want to participate in the Geography Bee at school tomorrow.  They took a preliminary test and he got 30 out of 35 correct, however… he only knew ONE of those answers for sure.  The rest … Continue reading

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Baking Up a Storm – The Cookie Review

Wow. What a week! We celebrated the holiday a little early, as we have each year for the past eight, and hosted our Annual Open House at the Farm last Sunday.  It was a madhouse from the very start and … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Sunday Morning Homefries with Poblanos and Bacon… plus, A Toast

Fletch and I took a ride around the farm several weeks ago.  Not only was it a fabulous photo day, it was also a day of memories, and memories are made for sharing. What’s the point of keeping them all … Continue reading

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Could Little Ol’ Me Possibly Learn to Live Like Julia?

If you’ve read more than a few of my posts you know that I have lots of ‘things’ – things that irk me, things that make me cringe, things that I love, things that I cannot live without. Some of … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Pan-seared Feta with Marinated Red Peppers

Friday, September 6th was the first day of school for my brand new fourth grader!  Both of us were very excited.  Thomas sat on the couch watching Spongebob Squarepants the morning before and said, “it feels like summer vacation just started!” … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: The Busy Girl’s Guide to Canning Tomato Sauce

Thomas went with us to market this weekend, as he does nearly every Saturday beginning in May and ending at Halloween. I was standing at my scale helping customers when a little hand, attached to a still-little-but-getting-bigger-quickly arm, reaches around … Continue reading

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