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

Posts tagged ‘Recipe’

Fresh and Zippy Asian-Style Cucumber Salad

Summer harvest time for many gardeners can mean an overload of fresh veggies – including cucumbers. Once pickle making and fresh eats have worn out their…


Devil-ish Eggs and Delightful Cookies

Over the past few months I’m sure a few of you have read how I’ve struggled to find my drakes some lovely ladies.  Not only did…


Refrigerator Pickles – Cool Preservation in the HOT Summer Kitchen!

  Behold the wonders of homemade pickles!  On hot days the mere thought of canning has me sweating.  The rewards are great but you have to…


Savory Acorn Squash Soup

Growing up I was never a big fan of the bright yellowish orange bowl of squash that inevitably made it onto the holiday table.  It ranked…


Peppermint Essential Oil

Oh how I love the freshness of peppermint.  It’s like a zippy, icy breeze running across my tongue in the middle of a North Dakota blizzard…


Frankincense Essential Oil – A Wise Investment

Let me be “Frank” with you; when I first smelled Frankincense Essential Oil it was not one of those things I immediately fell in love with. …