Yesterday morning I took another trip around the farm to see how things are growing now that we’re heading into our peak season for most of our fruits and vegetables. Here’s what’s happening at the farm: Straw Sweet Corn Strawberries Herbs Cauliflower Brussels Sprouts Eggplant Green Beans Peach Orchard Mums Continue reading What’s up down on the farm
This morning was our first pick-up day for tart cherries. So first thing this morning I hauled in my thirty pound container and got my cherries ready to freeze. I always try to freeze my fruit and vegetables in the portions I need for what I plan to use my fruit. Most of the fruit I freeze is intended for jam or smoothies, but you can … Continue reading Freezing Tart Cherries and Cherry Limeade Recipe
I walked into the market after work to find myself taken back by the amazing smell of basil. I just had to do something with it. I was compelled. It was speaking to me. So I got two bunches of basil, a head of garlic, and headed into the kitchen. Disclaimer- I’ve never made pesto before. In fact, I can only recall having pesto once. … Continue reading Creamy Pesto Pasta with Shrimp
So I have a confession to make…I’m a monster…a cookie monster! I’ve got a slight obsession with Oreo icebox cake. It all started with a discussion about the awesomeness of Oreos at work. A coworker told me about Oreo icebox cake. I had to try it. After trying it, I knew it would be fantastic with peanut butter (because peanut butter is one of the few … Continue reading Peanut Butter Oreo Icebox Cake
Happy 4th of July! Summer is in full swing here at the farm and there is a lot of activity in the fields. My buddy Lou (and my husband, Ricky) took me around this morning to make sure I got an update on everything that was going on on the farm (and to keep me from taking pictures of weeds…what can I say, I don’t … Continue reading Knee High by the Fourth of July!