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Homemade Vegetable Broth for Winter

Homemade Vegetable Broth can be used to make your favorite soup or to warm you up on a cold winter day. I never thought I’d choose a steaming mug of veggie broth over coffee or tea, but the more I make that choice, the more I love the feeling of being not only warmed up…

Blackened Brussels Sprouts with Garlic

Blackened Brussels Sprouts with Garlic is one of our top quick side dishes during the fall and winter. The method is simple, using only 5 ingredients and minimal kitchen tools. Start with a preheated, sizzling hot skillet. Slice Brussels sprouts in half and toss with olive and kosher salt. Place Brussels sprouts cut-side down in…

How to Store Winter Veggies and Greens

As we enter into our Winter CSA, we want to make sure our farm members know how to store all their winter veggies. Here’s our guide to keeping those veggies and greens fresh as long as possible! Note: We wash all our greens before packing them, so you can eat them straight from the bag.…

Eating Guide for Winter Veggies and Greens

Use this winter veggie eating guide to… Choose what to cook according to your time frame. Gain confidence in your cooking. Truly enjoy food that’s not only good for you but tastes incredible too. I’ve made the rest of this guide specifically without photos so you can easily print it and post it on your…

Fall Stew with Rutabagas, Roots, and Greens

One of my favorite food groups is the brothy stew, like this one filled with roots and greens. When I did Noom at the beginning of 2020, I even made the delightful discovery that stew works for any meal, including breakfast on a cold fall or winter morning.  This stew features our fall root crops,…

How to Pack a Salad for Lunch

Packing a salad lunch is a great option when you’re out and about for work or play. For instance, this past weekend we left the farm to go hiking at Tippecanoe River State Park. I asked each of our kids to make their own lunch. Our youngest chose a salad, and with some help, she…

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Whipped Cream

Few things in life make me as happy as cheesecake. Creamy cake with a crisp crust and an indulgent dollop of whipped cream on top–I could cry just thinking about it. While I love eating cheesecakes, I also love making them. When I lived in Minnesota, I occasionally catered desserts for various events, and one…

From Pumpkin to Puree

Nothing says fall quite like the warm and spicy flavor of pumpkin treats–pies, cookies, coffee, tea, cheesecake, lattes. I love them all! One of my favorite fall activities is throwing on a warm flannel and an apron to make some pumpkin goodies. So you can imagine my disappointment this season, running to the grocery store,…

How to Store Fall Veggies and Greens

As we enter into our Fall CSA, we want to make sure our farm members know how to store all their fall veggies. Here’s our guide to keeping those veggies and greens fresh as long as possible! Note: We wash all our greens before packing them, so you can eat them straight from the bag.…

Eating Guide for Fall Veggies and Greens

Use this fall veggie eating guide to … Choose what to cook according to your time frame. Gain confidence in your cooking. Truly enjoy food that’s not only good for you but tastes incredible too. I’ve made the rest of this guide specifically without photos so you can easily print it and post it on…