Asparagus, Bacon & Goat Cheese Salad

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

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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

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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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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Creamy Potato Soup with Crispy Garlic

creamy potato soup

Moving into the fall season means embracing cozy, comforting dishes, like this Creamy Potato Soup with Crispy Garlic. We make our potato soup with Yukon Gold potatoes, but you can make this soup with any potato. Keep in mind that the color of your soup will change if you use, for instance, the Adirondack Blue variety. Also,…

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Stuffed Pepper Soup

We make soups for our farm kitchen based on what’s in season, and this Stuffed Pepper Soup works perfectly for a late summer seasonal soup. Our Stuffed Pepper Soup includes all kinds of homegrown garden goodness–green and colored bell peppers, tomatoes, garlic, and fresh herbs. Combined with grass-fed beef, our homemade beef stock, and a…

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Creamy Tomato Soup

creamy tomato soup

Last winter, I made versions of this creamy tomato soup over and over again. Thankfully, I love this comforting soup (especially when paired with a grilled cheese sandwich!), and I never grew tired of it. But why did I have so many frozen tomatoes to begin with? Because I had a freezer full of what…

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Herbed Egg Salad Lettuce Boats

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We love fresh herbs because they add flair and flavor to ordinary dishes, including egg salad! Our Herbed Egg Salad Lettuce Boats feature chives, parsley, and tarragon. With our wide selection of Pick-Your-Own herbs at our farm, you could try this same combination–or make up your own! Our PYO our herbs are included in our…

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Split Pea Soup with Crispy Sausage

split pea soup

When Dan and I first got married, we ate a vegan version of this split pea soup on the regular. Since neither of us grew up eating split pea soup, we didn’t miss the ham bone that’s often present in split pea soup. At some point–probably when I had a surplus of homemade stock–I began…

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