Real Lemonade with Local Honey

Real Lemonade with Local Honey

These hot summer days call for an ice cold glass of real lemonade.   Not something made from a powder.  Real lemons.   Real local honey.  Pure old fashioned lemonade goodness. Here’s how it goes: 4 organic lemons 1 T organic sugar 1 qt. water 4 T 

Easy Fresh Cucumber Pickle

Easy Fresh Cucumber Pickle

Inspired by a recipe from our favorite food blog, Smitten Kitchen, here is a quick and easy fresh pickle that tastes delicious.  We’ve tweaked the recipe just a little by adding garlic and/or garlic scapes for an extra kick. Fresh Cucumbers Sea Salt White vinegar 

Napa Cabbage Salad with Apples & Pecans

Napa Cabbage Salad with Apples & Pecans

2 teaspoons butter 1 cup organic pecan halves 1 tablespoon brown sugar OR pure maple syrup Pinch of cayenne (optional) 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup organic olive oil 2 medium firm, crisp organic apples, 

Sauteed Beet Greens with Bacon and Gruyere

Sauteed Beet Greens with Bacon and Gruyere

Lucy is an excellent cook and has a wonderful way of taking what is available seasonally and turning it into something so delicious.   This recipe will help you make use of the beautiful beet greens attached to the roots.  They’re just too good to waste. 

Radish Quinoa Salad with Feta

Radish Quinoa Salad with Feta

This recipe was shared way back during our 2015 CSA season.  It’s worth repeating because it’s so delicious.  We make this often in the spring with the pretty red radishes and in the fall when we harvest daikon.  It is definitely a keeper and one 

Creamy Garlic Scape & Dill Dressing

Creamy Garlic Scape & Dill Dressing

Brian created this recipe in just a few minutes using fresh dill and garlic scapes.  Delicious!   Not too heavy and very fresh tasting.  Use it for a salad dressing, veggie dip or savory sauce.  Excellent on a seasoned lamb burger. 1 – 16 oz container 

Classic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Classic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

There is nothing more simple than a homemade vinaigrette, but the rewards are huge!   Once you begin making your own dressing, you’ll quickly realize the store bought are mere impostors to your incredible creations.    This homemade dressing takes about 10 minutes and even your 

Praise the Lard

Praise the Lard

Lard is just one of the healthy fats we use in our farm kitchen.  We need multiple choices because different cooking methods and heat levels require different fats.   It’s well known that scorching, smoking fat is not a healthy cooking method.  Choose the right fat 

A Very Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

A Very Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

This recipe was used for a recent supper and the leftovers were perfect for a hot lunch the next day. The recipe makes a generous 9″ x 13″ pan of pure comfort food. The dish comes together quickly and makes a warming dish for a 

Beet Salad with Hard-Boiled Eggs and Mustard Parsley Dressing

Beet Salad with Hard-Boiled Eggs and Mustard Parsley Dressing

This recipe has become a favorite in our house.  It is inspired by the Beet Salad with Poppy Seed + Chive Dressing from the cookbook Now and Again by Julia Turshen.  She is amazing! 2 ½ lbs beets, washed, greens removed and set aside 2 

Jam Thumbprints – A Cookie Classic

Jam Thumbprints – A Cookie Classic

Even though we’re addicted to our wholesome organic food, we can always make exception for an excellent, homemade organic cookie.   This is a classic cookie recipe, tried and true.   Make your cookies with the best ingredients and you will taste the difference – organic ingredients 

Gypsy Soup

Gypsy Soup

From a well worn copy of the Moosewood Cookbook, Lucy found this delicious and very easy soup recipe.  It’s a perfect soup for fall when gardeners are harvesting the last of this and that.  We enjoyed this recipe so much, we made it twice in