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Recipes

Apple Hand Pies

Apple Hand Pies
In our homeschool co-op, I am teaching a 6-week course based on the Little House on the Prairie series.  Each week, we read a book and then do an a...

In a Pinch Salad Dressing

In a Pinch Salad Dressing
If you tuned in to last week's From the Farm, you may have read the section about the (rare) six-day get-away that Kyle and I enjoyed for his veter...

Instant Pot Yogurt

Instant Pot Yogurt
Now that we have milk cows, we have a LOT of milk to find uses for.  So, I began making yogurt and have really enjoyed the recipe found at the link...

Taco Seasoning

Is there anything not to love about tacos--afterall, they are incredibly versatile, filling, fun to eat, and cost-effective.  Because of these reas...

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

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

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

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

How-To: Tips and Tricks for Preparing Grass-Fed Steaks
If you've never cooked with grass-fed and finished steaks before, it can be a bit of a mystery getting started.  Below are some helpful tips for pr...

How-To: Prepare Fresh Side

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...