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Recipes

Glazed Ham

While the city hams can be enjoyed as-is, I have been known to add extra sweetness when preparing ham.  I have used a variety of sweeteners over ti...

Whole Chicken How-To

Of the many, many things that seem oh-so-much better in life on the farm, one thing that I have grown especially appreciative of is the magic of th...

Pancakes--For Now and For the Freezer

One thing that is for certain, on this otherwise very uncertain farm, is our love for eating!  Now that I have a little more time in the mornings, ...

How-To: Chicken Stock Tips

Do you like to find a use for everything? The next time you peel carrots or cut up celery or onions, keep them! Collect carrot peels, celery tops ...

How-To: All Purpose Meat Rub

We make a fair amount of Pork BBQ around here and after brining the meat, I like to season it with a generous amount of this spice rub before placi...

How-To: Brine a Turkey

Having not experienced a brined turkey (or brined anything for that matter) up until a few years ago, I must say that there is quite a difference i...

How-To: Tips and Tricks for Preparing Grass-Fed Steaks

If you've never cooked with grass-fed or finished steaks before, it can be a bit of a mystery getting started. To make your steak cooking life easi...

How-To: Prepare Fresh Side

For those looking for a great-tasting, you're-in-control-of-the ingredients option for bacon, we encourage you to try fresh side.  What is this thi...

How-To: Part Out a Whole Chicken

Typically, I share a favorite recipe in this section of our newsletter; however, I decided to switch things up a bit and include a "how-to" instead...

How To: Roast a Turkey (via Schacht Farm)

While I have personally not prepared a turkey using this recipe, it sounds great and comes as a recommendation from a fellow and trusted farmer-fri...

How-To: Butternut Squash Puree

If there is one thing that we love around here, it is the assortment of winter squash, especially butternut!  I use butternut squash in all sorts o...

Roasted Asparagus

We love asparagus!  While we enjoy it tossed in a stir-fry or as part of a frittata, quiche, or soup, the way that I prepare it most often, is oven...