Mother’s Day Cheese Board + RECIPE: Pickled Shittakes

This spring has already had such an interesting rhythm. A perfect combination of sprinting to get as much done as humanly possible in the span of 24 (or 48 or 72) hours followed by enough rain to give us time to recover. We’re able to keep busy while also able to stay (reasonably) sane which…

Simplicity+ RECIPE: Date Night Cheese Board

In the peak of summer, meal simplicity is key. Gone are the leisurely cold weather days spent in my kitchen experimenting and whipping up masterpieces. In the height of summer, we want meals that come together quickly in the kitchen or maybe don’t require any time in the kitchen at all. Our harvest days are…

Farm Crush Friday: Landmark Creamery

I have had a crush on these women for years now. Ever since the first time I picked up an elegant round of Petit Nuage during a shift at Cow & Quince in New Glarus. I knew right away I was experiencing something different: something special. Anna Landmark and Anna Thomas Bates, fondly known simply…

Four Days in Portugal + “RECIPE”: Portugese Couvert

Let’s talk about vacation and good food and happy things, because really, what else is there to do at a time like this? Don’t get me wrong. It’s not just fun and games over here. I’m working hard to find my own path forward through this whole mess. I’m just like you. I can’t stop…

We Bought a House! + RECIPE: Charred Asparagus Grilled Cheese

There’s something I have been hiding from you all. It wasn’t exactly intentional. It’s just that in the midst of all the farming craziness and the whirlwind that is springtime as a farmer, I hadn’t truly had time to wrap my head around the reality that is our 2016 lives until this past weekend. So,…

Caribbean Reflections + RECIPE: Cracked Pepper Parsnip Mac & Cheese

Have you ever taken a vacation with your significant other, your parents and your younger sibling? Add in 11 days of travel, a cruise ship and 6 places you’ve never visited, and you’ll just begin to break the surface of our 2016. Yes, we attempted what many would deem (or hope?) impossible. A vacation with…

The Great Cheese Adventure + RECIPE: Cauliflower Quesadillas

One of the top things in my life I’m grateful for, aside from my kind, patient, incredible husband and the farm we created together (and clean water and good food and a roof over my head…) are the two beautiful energetic pups we adopted one year, three weeks and one day ago. They are best companions…