Have you ever used granulated sugar to sweeten berries and cold summer drinks only to end up with grainy sugar that won’t dissolve? Try using Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup instead. Not only will you avoid the layer of sugar that won’t dissolve, you’ll also add a lovely vanilla flavor and sweetness.to everything you sweeten. It’s […]
I’m a chicken keeper, so I just can’t bring myself to make angel food cake. I can’t possibly see a dozen egg yolks be cast aside. Instead, I make my Great Grandma’s recipe for Daffodil Cake. It calls for 6 separated eggs and combines the light and airy texture of angel food cake with the […]
With heirloom tomato season fast approaching, we’re dusting off our favorite tomato recipes. Oven Baked Polenta with Heirloom Tomato Sauce ranks near the top of the list. The combination of creamy polenta made with home ground cornmeal and delicious tomatoes is tough to beat! Follow the link to get the recipe and learn more about […]
I have always loved fennel. It’s earthy, anise flavor and aroma have always been a standard in our farmhouse kitchen. I have recently discovered that I can add the scent and flavor of fennel to any dish by seasoning with fennel pollen. I can have the taste of fennel close at hand all year long […]
There’s always something that needs to be done on the busy homestead. Chores abound and nature’s deadlines loom large. Sometimes, pushing that aside and tending to my soul is the most important task on my to do list.
This year, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving with our own homegrown celebration. We’ll be featuring a cornucopia of fresh ingredients on our family table that were grown in our own heirloom, non-GMO garden and produced here at 1840 Farm.