RECIPE: Mushroom Lasagna

I’m not gonna lie. Some days absolutely, completely and utterly suck. No way around it. No silver linings. No pretending that you enjoyed any part of it. Some days are just the worst. When you wake up to frozen baby plants. And then you go to the greenhouse and see droopy tomatoes. That’s a bad…

April Things + Huckleberry’s Barley Porridge

Rainy days. Followed by perfect sunny 70 degree days. Followed by bitterly cold and windy days. First barefoot moments in the field. First dates with our first ever CSA worker shares! First bike rides of spring. So much farm productivity. So many farm conversations. An almost full CSA! Beautifully straight rows of just seeded peas…

New York, New York.

New York, New York. Oh how I love you in so many unexpected ways. A lot of people say they love living in New York City. They say there’s absolutely no place they’d rather be. As a Midwest farm girl, I never got it. I’d traveled to New York twice on (very touristy) school trips…

Adventurous spirit

Would you believe it’s been almost three years since I set foot on an airplane?! Okay, yes, I expect that you probably can because it is not really all that strange at all. For the average American, it’s probably very normal. For me, your happy little Leek, it’s quite unexpected. At a point in my…

Holiday Weekends + RECIPE: Roasted Potato, Parsnip & Kale Salad

Hi everyone! How were your weekends of family and food?! How were all of your Easter and/or Passover celebrations!? Were they absolutely wonderful and sunny I hope!? We had a blast over in the beautiful driftless hills of Western Wisconsin! It was a weekend of celebrating for us Rudersdorfs. A 6 month anniversary and a…

6 months married!!!

Do you all know what today is?! April 4th, 2015. A very big day indeed. Also known as Mr. & Mrs. Carrot’s first ever anniversary! Okay, it’s only a six month anniversary. But you guys, it’s the first one! So it still feels big! You see, my darling Carrot and I have been together over…

Entertaining Theories + RECIPE: Build Your Own Spring Roll Party!

I have two very distinct theories on entertaining. Theory number one is that parties are for spoiling guests. I want them to walk in the door and get a home brew thrust into their hand immediately. I want good music playing and good smells coming out of the kitchen. In this theory I will probably…