Garlic Scape Hummus

Garlic Scape Hummus

1 – 16 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans 1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas 3-5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (depending on taste) 2 tablespoons tahini 2 garlic scapes, bulb removed and set aside, tender part of stems chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 

Creamy Buttermilk Spinach Dressing

Creamy Buttermilk Spinach Dressing

Just a forewarning…..this may be the best creamy salad dressing you’ll ever try. My mother, Barb, made this dressing every year when spinach was being harvested from her garden.   Mom grew a beautiful garden and there were staples on the table every spring – tender 

Herbed White Bean and Italian Sausage Stew

Herbed White Bean and Italian Sausage Stew

We’ve taken a N.Y. Times recipe, tweaked it to our liking and come up with a stew that is definitely a keeper. We’ve added a few chopped sweet peppers to the stew from our stash of our frozen 2021 peppers.  They add sweetness and color 

Cheese Blintz with Fruit Topping

Cheese Blintz with Fruit Topping

Laura treated us with these beautiful Cheese Blintz for a recent breakfast.   They are a simple crêpe, filled with a ricotta filling and topped with a fruit sauce or jam.  This is not an overly sweet breakfast.   But, if you have a sweet tooth, feel 

Winter Squash Salad with Nuts & Dried Cranberries

Winter Squash Salad with Nuts & Dried Cranberries

This is a delicious fall/winter salad that’s been appearing on our table quite often lately.  Serve it as a side dish or eaten as a vegetarian meal.  We use Butternut Squash – our hands down favorite for its dense texture and natural sweetness. 1 Butternut 

Butternut Squash Pie

Butternut Squash Pie

We substitute Butternut Squash to make our pumpkin pie.  Butternut is dense, sweet, not stringy and makes a superior tasting pie. This recipe comes from Fannie Farmer, but we’ve made some changes. We prefer Sucanat for white sugar and we back it down, because Butternut 

Green Tomato Salad

Green Tomato Salad

We are always looking for good recipes to use the green tomatoes we harvest at the end of the season.  This salad received a thumbs up! 3 large green tomatoes, cored, quartered and thinly sliced 2 tsp salt 1 cucumber, thinly sliced 1/2 medium size 

Albondigas Soup – Traditional Mexican Meatball Soup

Albondigas Soup – Traditional Mexican Meatball Soup

We can thank Chef Monika Sudakov of the lovely Chestnut Street Inn in Sheffield, IL for sharing this delicious soup recipe.   Chef Monika is an amazing chef.   The combination of her culinary talent and appreciation for real food, often grown locally, makes every meal at 

Spiced Chai Tea

Spiced Chai Tea

There’s no Chai tea like one made with your own pungent, lightly toasted spices, freshly crushed ginger and local raw honey.   This recipe will elevate your Chai enjoyment to the highest level.  We absolutely love it and hope you do, too. Check out our Spiced 

Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza

There are a million ways to make homemade pizza.   We’ve made many and through this enjoyable experimentation, we’ve landed on what works for our family.   Below is the outline of how we make our own pies, but feel free to change it up to work 

Summer Tomato Galette

Summer Tomato Galette

We thank our favorite food blog, Smitten Kitchen, for this fabulous recipe.   It’s a delicious pastry filled with summer’s best ingredients – sweet cherry tomatoes, sweet corn and summer squash. A galette needs a rolled out pastry, but this dough is easy to work and 

Salsa Braised Chicken for Tacos or Salad

Salsa Braised Chicken for Tacos or Salad

If you’ve read any of our recipes here in the Farm Kitchen, you know we’re trying to make things easy but also authentic and delicious.  In our search for a real taco with incredible flavor, this is our method. This recipe produces tender, flavor infused