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Archive for November 2011


Several friends had inquired about our turkeys over the last month or so, and only needing one for ourselves, we decided to sell the others for the cost of their feed, oh, and you’ll need to help on processing day.  Sunday was processing day. Will had everything set up by the fire pit.  An old […]

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The five lambs we took to the abattoir were small.  Too small to be worth it for Rev Soup, but perfect for a fine dining venue, so we sold two each to l’etoile and Brookville, keeping one for ourselves.  This weekend, Will had some of his fellow wine dorks over, and since the theme was […]

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I need to apologize upfront.  I am about the brag about a recipe and not provide it.  Because if I gave my mother-in-law’s pumpkin muffin recipe away to the entire internet, I would no longer be invited to Thanksgiving, which would be awkward as it’s at our house this year. But back to the muffins.  […]

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Two weeks ago, my brother and his girlfriend came down from DC and stayed with us on the farm.  Jason is the reason I have an SLR camera instead of my old point and shoot, and he recently bought himself a new Nikon that he was eager to use.  All of the following pictures are […]

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Will processed the last of the polish roosters with the help of our Monday farm hand, Adam.  Three of them went in the freezer, but the other two became coq au vin. In the process, we discovered that disappointingly small onions make for surprisingly ideal pearl onions. Let me also take this as an opportunity […]

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I get no credit for this, but I thought it was worth sharing.  Whole Foods is selling these fantastic herb pots with thyme, rosemary and sage, all perfect turkey and stuffing herbs.  This would make for a wonderful centerpiece or a thoughtful hostess gift you could easily DIY. Or just be lazy like me and […]

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