Gratitude & Farmer Knowledge + RECIPE: Blueberry & Kohlrabi Chicken Salad

My husband and I spent last weekend at the Organic Vegetable Producers’ conference in Madison: a beautiful two day affair of organic pioneers, newbies, researchers and friends. The tone at this particular conference (which is only in its third year) fills my heart with so much joy because in addition to the kinds of conversations…

Farm to Glass Cocktail Series + RECIPE: Berry Rhubarb Lemonade

For some reason or another, this summer has been all about farm-inspired cocktails. Maybe its the fun cocktail syrups I discovered, maybe its the farm stress, maybe its the excess quantities of fresh cucumbers and basil we’re dealing with right now. It’s hard to know what has made sipping a farmy cocktail the highlight of…

Farm Summer + RECIPE: Freezie Pops, Two Ways

You all may feel like summer is on it’s way out the door, but the farm would beg to differ. It is under the impression that summer is just getting good. Out in the fields, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, watermelon and sweet corn are ripe for the picking. The sweet, sweet fruits of summertime are producing like…

SURPRISE!!!! + RECIPE: Brown Butter Cake with Raspberry Filling

Smiley face balloons. Home brews. Funfetti cupcakes. Chocolate cake. This cake ↓↓↓. Bonfires. Camping. BBQ pork. BBQ ribs. Smoked brisket made by my very favorite chef friend. Bean bag toss. Volleyball. Euchre. Surprises. Family. Friends. Funny little signs that say holy &$@?! you’re old. Me. Can you guess what all these things have in common?!…

No Time Like The Present

I have been wanting to make this recipe for far too long. Since I first checked out Plenty More from the library and became entranced by its stunning and beautiful photographs. Since way after the book was due. Since long before our last butternut squash rotted away in its basket, unused as I waited for the perfect…

RECIPE: Accidental Blueberry Bacon Brown Butter Muffins

Today I decided to put everything I love that begins with B in a cupcake.  And it wasn’t even intentional.  I even overdid the brown sugar in these babies for the ultimate alliteration.  Yes, blueberry + bacon + brown butter + brown sugar in one yummy treat!! Then I forgot to add the milk because,…