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Non-traditional? Yes – partly because I have not an ounce of Italian heritage, and therefore I wouldn’t even presume to know (or understand) all the tricks, pinches of that and dashes of this, that go into the Traditional Easter Bread. And partly because even though this recipe does come from my mother’s stash of recipe […]Read more »
Today I want to share an easy recipe for quiche, using many ingredients that you may already have. As the weather warms up so does egg production. This is a great way to use up those eggs. My favorite meat to use in quiche is bacon. You could also use chicken or lunch meat. […]Read more »
At some point in our restauranteur history, an evil plot was hatched: to cut a wing in half and call it two. If that logic holds water, one could make the argument that if you have the intent, and the knife skills, a chicken could qualify as a quadruped (four-legged creature) or even a spider!Read more »
The hens are beginning to lay a few more eggs, but at the same time the shelves in my pantry and freezer are starting to look a little bare. It’s the time of year that I look through my mother’s recipe box for ideas. I know I’ll find something in her Depression/WWII era collection of […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm Winter has settled in at Iron Oak Farm. Temperatures have been in the single digits for almost two weeks now and we have about 3 inches of snow. The chickens are protesting the cold temperatures and lack of sunshine with their usual, seasonal egg-strike. The eggs […]Read more »
This is the time of year I feel time rushing past; do you? It’s a different sort of rushing than happens in the summer and fall, when gardens are producing mountains of beans and squash, the hay needs to be cut and the straw baled (to say nothing of the lawn), the barns and egg […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm In our house, Thanksgiving isn’t just one day of eating turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, no,no. This feast goes on for several days in the form of leftovers. Come Sunday after the holiday and I start to feel more like a stuffed bird and all I can […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson Thanksgiving is just a week or so away, and at our house, turkey traditionally has a place of honor on the table at the family feast. I expect it may also be a tradition at your house. Most of us, though, have side dishes, sauces, relishes, or desserts that are just as […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm Let me start by saying that this is not my original idea. I found inspiration for these hilarious eggs on the mother-site of all crafty and artsy ideas, that would be…Pinterest of course! So whoever came up with this idea I thank you and give full credit, because […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm For a long time I thought my future was going to take route in becoming a Japanese interpreter. I studied Japanese language for 6 years and decided to change majors after considering how all the traveling would effect my family life. And while I’ve forgotten much of the […]Read more »