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One of the added benefits to having babies in the Fall is that the six month, time to introduce solid food milestone hits just as our vegetable production ramps up. And what kind of homesteader/foodie would I be if I served Marie anything but homegrown, homemade baby food? Making baby food is very easy. Even […]

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So you may recall that weekend last March when I got to hang out at Juniper Moon Farm and learn how to quilt? What a fortuitous weekend that turned out to be. I met Susan and her dear friend Amy, both of whom I am very happy to count as friends (also, I think Alston […]

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I was able to harvest about a half bushel of cabbages from our fall planting. I need to admit that, shy of coleslaw, I pretty much never cook cabbage.  Next I’ll admit to only liking iceberg lettuce, I know, I deserve that. I’d recently purchased Tender by Nigel Slater, which is officially my new favorite […]

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This time of year, the few fresh vegetables available are largely of the green variety.  We have arugula and cabbage in the garden, still in harvest-able states, and the Brussels sprouts may be making an eleventh hour attempt at growing large enough to eat.  We also have some spinach, but that was really planted with […]

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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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