From the dirt to our plate; the trials and realities of first-time farm ownership

Posts from the ‘The Plate’ category

Growing, preparing and preserving; real food doesn’t come from a box.

Oven Roasted, Deli-Style Turkey Breast Lunch Meat

At the end of last summer, my husband and I put 3 beautiful homegrown turkeys into our freezer. One large goal was to come up with…


Instant Pot: Easy, Mess-Free Yogurt Making

One large feature that attracted me to the Instant Pot was its yogurt making ability. In the past, making yogurt took some time to babysit the…


Instant Pot Review & Pork Enchiladas With Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

After seeing so many reviews of the Instant Pot I slowly began to realize the majority seemed to love this handy device. I myself was well…


Spicy Green and White Turkey Chili

On a blustery winter’s day a nice bowl of warm chili will go a long way in making one feel toasty. It just so happens that…


Hearty Homemade Beef Noodle Soup

I love making soup from scratch yet I’ve never taken the time to make homemade noodles. Until recently, I just didn’t think I had the time…


Community Chickens: Duck Prepared Two Ways

Take a peek at tonight’s dinner – Duck Ravioli. It was made with my Basic Duck Mixture recipe I just shared on Community Chickens. In addition…