Roasted Broccoli with Chive Sauce

Roasted Broccoli with Chive Sauce

Its been one of those weeks of craziness - getting ready for the new school year, two different sports schedules, weekly parish meetings starting, piglets born and caring for puppies.  It was nice to sit down to this recipe of roasted broccoli with chive sauce which...

Garden Fresh Salsa/Summer Squash Nachos

Garden Fresh Salsa/Summer Squash Nachos

September is always a happy time for my family because its time to make garden fresh salsa.  Tomatoes are usually prolific and we can also get Hatch Green Chiles locally.  When we lived in New Mexico, we fell in love with roasted green chiles and are happy a small...

Farm Soup/Pork & Cabbage Teriyaki Rice

Farm Soup/Pork & Cabbage Teriyaki Rice

Our temps turned a bit cooler this week and it rained - yay!!  One of my favorite nourishing foods to make is soup so this week we used lots of veggies from our CSA box to make farm soup.  One of the fun things about this soup is its diversity - its a "use what you...

Breaded Zucchini Slices/Chocolate Mint Superfood Smoothie

Breaded Zucchini Slices/Chocolate Mint Superfood Smoothie

This week we celebrated two birthdays, my husband and son's and we are realizing that summer is winding down... Even though there is still a lot of smoke and yellow jackets (errrr), we did get a break in the heat for which I am very grateful as I am not a hot weather...

Easy Potato Salad/Roasted Zucchini and Tomatoes with Eggplant

Easy Potato Salad/Roasted Zucchini and Tomatoes with Eggplant

It has sure been a hot week - we had temps here over 100 degrees for several days.  I am glad at least that the nights and mornings are cooler - we try to get out early to work in the garden and feed and water the animals. We had 8 new Katahdin ewes and 1 Katahdin ram...

Vegetable Pasta Salad/Calabacitas

Vegetable Pasta Salad/Calabacitas

Some weeks on the farm are awesome, some are pretty hard.  This week was a mixture of both.  We started off the week with purchasing some new Katahdin sheep.  Our new girls come from a great family that has worked hard to have some of the best breeding stock in the...

Kale and Broccoli Pesto/Asian Slaw

Kale and Broccoli Pesto/Asian Slaw

This week on our farm we had seven little piglets born, I started work on our fall yarn colors and it got very hot!  With temps nearing 100 degrees for several days we certainly did not want to cook much.  Sometimes on hot days its nice to have a raw salad and that is...

Snow Peas with Avocado Basil Dip/Roasted Cabbage with Onion

Snow Peas with Avocado Basil Dip/Roasted Cabbage with Onion

This week is haying week on our farm.  As I type this I have 17 people in my home eating lunch after bringing in lots of hay bales.  We are so thankful to have young men in our community who are willing to help with these things that can be a little more challenging...