Crock Pot Sweet Potato & Butternut Chili

Hello and happy belated Thanksgiving everyone! By now your tables have probably all been set, your turkeys carved, and your pies devoured. Family has come and gone, and hopefully you all had a stellar holiday filled with all the good stuff: good food, good wine, people you love, football, cozy sweaters, and so much gratitude….

Batch Cooking + RECIPE: Apple & Pear Baked Maple Oatmeal

I am all about the batch cooking and simple eating these days. I feel like I’ve done a total 180 from the start of my cooking career when I considered a great night one where I spent three hours in my kitchen making pretzels from scratch or some other all-consuming process. It’s not that I…

All Whisked Up Take 2 + RECIPE: Vegan Chia Seed Donuts

Remember way back in October when I participated in Wisconsin Whisk‘s first ever recipe swap?! I met Sarah from Food, Fun & Life in Waukesha. I explored her blog for weeks then whipped up her fantastic recipe for Butternut Squash Soup. Well we’re doing it again and this month, I was lucky enough to be introduced to Tara…

Relaxation Weekend + RECIPE: Garlicky Runner Beans with Fennel

As a CSA veggie farmer, it is rare that we get a whole weekend to relax and enjoy. (Don’t feel too bad for us, we spend many a winter weekend in front of the wood stove. Relaxation is a seasonal commodity for us farmin’ types). This weekend though. Ah. It was a beaut. Complete with…

4th of July Weekend + RECIPE: Beet, Pea & Avocado Salad

Carrot parents took us to the Cave of the Mounds in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin this long holiday weekend. Caves are so cool. And kind of weird. And geological. And slippery. Then we spent a day floating. And exploring sandbars. And paddling some more. It was absolutely joyous and filled with so much sunshine. As every…

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…