Watermelon Radish Slaw

This Watermelon Radish Slaw recipe came about this winter when 1) we ran out of cabbage and 2) we still had PLENTY of watermelon and daikon radishes to eat up. Necessity breeds invention, and the Perkins’ family needed their coleslaw!  Using Samin Nosrat’s Classic Southern Slaw recipe from Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, I simply switched out…

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Beef Stew

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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Summer Soup

summer soup

For our Summer Soup, we wanted a soup that was light yet filling, and, of course, full of flavor! We also wanted a soup that featured local, grass-fed beef, the same beef we carry in our farm stand. So we start with the meatballs, which are bite-size and simple: grass-fed ground beef, our black garlic, pasture-raised…

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Asian Sesame Salad with Kongjang and Egg

Asian Sesame Salad

This winter our friends at Firefly Fields gifted us with a 5 pound bag of dried soybeans. At that point, I’d never before cooked with soybeans. So I started searching for recipes, and I came upon this one for sweet and sour soybeans, or kongjang. I substituted local honey for the agave, and I added…

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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

Updated Dec 2, 2021 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…

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Fall Stew with Rutabagas, Roots, and Greens

fall stew with rutabagas, roots, and greens - plated

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,…

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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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