There are lots of different ways to prepare a turkey, but our family chooses to cook our Thanksgiving bird in the same manner year after year. We love a brined turkey, because the meat stays moist, and the flavors of the herbs and spices in the mix really shine through in every bite. Our pasture … Continue reading Turkey Brine
Coleslaw is one of my favorite summer side dishes. I like to serve it whenever our family makes barbecue chicken, pulled pork, or even burgers. Honestly, it tastes great with pretty much anything, but it tastes even better when it's made from fresh, local ingredients! This batch of coleslaw was made with carrots from our … Continue reading Coleslaw from Scratch
We love breakfast food in our house. We also love pizza. This recipe is the best of both worlds, and it can be made almost entirely from ingredients produced right here in the north country! What's not to love about that? To make this recipe, you’ll need salt, pepper, a white onion, a pack of … Continue reading Breakfast Pizza
Maple sugaring is a big deal here in Adirondacks. The season usually begins in March, when the nights are still cold, but the daytime temperatures are above freezing. This week, we will wash our buckets so that they’ll be ready to collect the sap once it starts to flow. To learn more about the maple … Continue reading Healthyish Pancakes
Farmer's markets have ended, which means that we have officially reached the time of year when we have entirely too many eggs. As in, every member of our family could eat eggs for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and we would still have extra. Pretty much anyone who has a large number of chickens knows what … Continue reading Too Many Eggs? Try One of These!
Today I'm sharing a recipe for our holiday favorite: homemade eggnog! Now, I feel as though I'm required to say that consumption of raw or undercooked eggs may cause food borne illness... Because we make ours with raw eggs. One of the perks of owning a farm with chickens is that we can feel super … Continue reading Our Recipe for Homemade Eggnog
Butternut squash is a favorite fall side dish in our household, and good thing, because right now we have a ton of them! (There are some available at the farmstand.) The following recipe is one that our family makes every year as part of our Thanksgiving celebration. It’s easily made in advance and kept warm … Continue reading Butternut Squash with Pecans