How to Make Easy-Peel Hardboiled Eggs

Arie holding chicken - eggs

Although I love everything we sell at Perkins’ Farm, one of my favorites is our farm fresh eggs from Three Boys and Some Chicks. The taste is superior to typical store-bought eggs. The freshness ensures maximum protein content (perfect for baked goods.) And those spotted creamy brown shells make them just beautiful in appearance.  However,…

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How to Freeze Tomatoes

herb bouquet

Whether you’re growing a few tomato plants or a greenhouse full of them, ending up with a few over-ripe, bruised, or split tomatoes is inevitable. As we continue to grow our CSA family, the number of tomatoes we need each week grows exponentially. Consequently, we also end up with more of those “so-so” tomatoes. Last…

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4 Easy Ways to Use Celeriac

celeriac whole

Meet celeriac, also known as celery root, and the newest veggie in our Winter CSA! First things first. This root veggie is a little strange looking, but remember–it’s what’s on the inside that counts! After trimming and peeling celeriac, this is what you get: Unassuming? Yes. But the flavor celeriac adds to your cooking is…

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Homemade Vegetable Broth for Winter

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…

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How to Store Winter Veggies and Greens

winter CSA

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.…

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Eating Guide for Winter Veggies and Greens

Winter produce

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…

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How to Pack a Salad for Lunch

lunch time salad in bento box

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…

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From Pumpkin to Puree

Pumpkin 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,…

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How to Store Fall Veggies and Greens

summer crisp

Updated Sept 2, 2021 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…

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Eating Guide for Fall Veggies and Greens

carrots red peppers green onions

Updated Sept 1, 2021 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…

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