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Blueberry Lemon Balm Lemonade

This Blueberry Lemon Balm Lemonade is a variation of our seasonal, oh-so-delicious Strawberry Basil Lemonade. In keeping with the spirit of seasonality, we’re following up strawberry season with a blueberry-based lemonade. Part of any recipe creation is taste-testing, and for this lemonade, we trialed four different Blueberry-Herb combinations: Blueberry-Thyme Blueberry-Lemon Basil Blueberry-Mint Blueberry-Lemon Balm Our…

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Blueberry Pecan Salad

This Blueberry Pecan Salad is inspired by my all-time favorite fruit season: blueberry season, of course! Growing up in DeMotte, Indiana, my first very job was picking blueberries, and I still LOVE picking–and especially eating–blueberries! We don’t grow blueberries at Perkins’ Good Earth Farm, but we do source them locally both for cooking in our…

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Southwest Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

I first encountered a version of Southwest Chicken and Wild Rice Soup during my winter cookbook perusing. I found Alex Snodgrass’s The Comfortable Kitchen at our public library and was immediately drawn in by her beautiful photos and approachable recipes. I wanted to make her Creamy Cajun Chicken and Wild Rice soup, but I didn’t have…

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Asparagus, Bacon & Goat Cheese Salad

Asparagus season comes but once a year, so we’re enjoying this Asparagus, Bacon & Goat Cheese Salad while we can! Paired with a striking dijon vinaigrette, this salad’s flavors will take you on a nuanced ride: fresh greens to roasted asparagus to smoky bacon to sweetish goat cheese to a punch of mustardiness-garlic spiciness. Yum!…

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Italian Lentil Soup

This Italian Lentil Soup is so flavorful you can literally eat it for any meal: breakfast, lunch, snack, or dinner! What makes this soup so good (and good for you)? Years ago, when Dan was in graduate school at Taylor University, our friends the Cramers introduced us to red lentils, particularly in the dish Easy…

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Beef Stew

Our beef stew is meant to bring comfort, nourishment, and so much flavor to your fall and winter table. We LOVE this beef stew, and we want you to love it too.  Tips for a Perfect Beef Stew Pre-salt. We salt our stew meat 24 hours before cooking time, thanks to the advice of Samin…

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Roasted Buttercup Squash Salad

I created our Roasted Buttercup Squash Salad because of a common question I’m hearing this fall: What do you do with a buttercup squash?  I didn’t know how to answer this, so I did some research and started playing.  Like all winter squash, the buttercup squash develops flavor through roasting, so I started there. We…

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Can I Afford a CSA Share?

As the cost of goods and services continues to rise, our current and potential farm members may be wondering: Can I afford a CSA share? Dan and I think the answer to this question is YES!  How can we say YES without knowing your financial situation?  Let’s dig into this together. What is a CSA…

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Apple Harvest Salad

As I introduce our new Apple Harvest Salad, I have to ask–Are you a kale lover or a kale skeptic? I tend to be a bit of both. Why? Because I only enjoy kale when it’s easy to eat! Sometimes the tough leaves and thick stems of full-size kale rule it out as a good…

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Caesar Salad

In my perception of the salad-creation world there are strict rules about what constitutes a Caesar salad, including a base of crispy romaine lettuce. Well, for our take on the Caesar, we’ll tell you right off the bat–we’re breaking that first rule, and we’re okay with it!  We’re using our fall salad mix as the…

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