• Parsley Couscous

    Couscous is a wonderfully versatile ingredient that makes the perfect base to a whole range of dishes. Ingredients: 1 cup Israeli couscous 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Directions: Cook couscous according to package directions. Stir in parsley.
  • Basil Oil

    Basil oil is perfect for those times when you want a hint of basil but don’t want to overpower the flavors of summer’s ripest batch of corn or tomatoes. Try drizzling it over just-grilled bread, tossing it with steamed green beans and sea salt, or pouring it over a cold summer, soup, like gazpacho. Ingredients:     1 1/2 cups basil leaves     1 1/2 cups extra-virgin...
  • Basil Butter

    Delicious basil flavored butter recipe. I love this tossed into hot pasta or on grilled veggies and corn on the cob. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves Directions: Process butter and basil in a mini food processor until basil is chopped and fully incorporated, about 20 seconds. Form mixture into a 1 1/2-inch-thick log; wrap in parchment paper. Refrigerate...
  • Lengenberg’s Boiled Potatoes

    This is the perfect simple side dish for a couple of German bratwursts or schnitzel. Ingredients: 2 1/4 pounds medium yellow-flesh potatoes (such as Yukon gold), scrubbed, eyes removed 1 pinch salt 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley Directions: Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain....
  • Spicy Black Bean Soup

    This is one of those recipes that combines simple, hearty ingredients that come together to create a damn fine soup. This soup could not be easier to make and I hope you all enjoy it as much as we do. Don’t skimp on the tangy yogurt topping. It adds such a lovely element to the soup and it’s one of my favorite parts! Ingredients:...
  • Broccoli, Garlic & Spinach Soup

    This soup will not win any beauty contests, but who cares? It’s delicious! There’s a good amount of garlic and onion to spice things up and with a large handful of cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice at the end this soups wakes up your tastes buds in the most delightful way. Pair it with some toasted sourdough bread and a side...
  • Spicy Lamb & Beet Pot Pie

    This is one of those great transitional meals that feels like a warm hug on a chilly spring evening. We are relishing these warmer, longer days here at the farm and are equally happy about the need to put on a sweater by late afternoon. Ingredients: Yogurt Pie Crust     1 cup plain whole milk yogurt     1 cup (1/2 pound) unsalted butter, softened     3 1/2...
  • Old Homestead Pie

    The inspiration for this recipe came from “The Prairie Homestead Cookbook” by Jill Winger. It’s a wonderful recipe to turn to if you need to clean out your fridge or freezer. I adapted the original recipe to use what we had on hand. I’m doing my best to clear out all of my canned tomatoes and freezer meat from last season to make room...
  • Roasted Fennel & Onions With Prosciutto

    Roasted fennel and onions with prosciutto and parmesan is pretty much the best side dish of the season. You can thank our crazy wet weather for a full week’s worth of recipes! It’s been too damn muddy to get much done at the farm. Actually, if I’m being completely honest, it’s been too stormy out for me to get much done. Taylor…..he’s an animal!...
  • Famous Mississippi Pot Roast

    A recipe for making the practically infamous slow cooker beef roast that took the Internet by storm! Delicious and fork tender, made with chuck roast, pepperoncinis and loads of seasonings. Ingredients:     1 boneless chuck roast about 3 pounds.     1 tablespoon salt     1 teaspoon black pepper     4 tablespoons flour     3 tablespoons vegetable oil     1 stick butter     8 ounces pepperoncini pepper or more to your preference...
  • Stuffed Banana Peppers

    This is an awesome recipe for banana peppers stuffed with an Italian sausage mixture and baked in a delicious tomato sauce. Ingredients:     8 banana peppers     2 tablespoons butter     ½ cup chopped onion     ½ cup chopped celery     1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes     1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce     2 cloves garlic, minced     1 teaspoon dried basil     1 teaspoon dried oregano     2 ½ teaspoons salt, divided...
  • Sausage And Peppers

    This sausage and peppers recipe is an Italian-American classic, with sweet bell peppers served with Italian sausage. Serve it on its own or on a bun! Make it mild or spicy. Ingredients:     3 tablespoons olive oil     4 Italian Sausages     3 Bell Peppers sliced into strips     1 medium sweet onion sliced     6 cloves garlic chopped     1/2 cup red wine or use chicken broth or water...
  • Creamy Tortellini Pasta With Fire Roasted Tomatoes

    A recipe for quick and easy cheese tortellini cooked in a creamy fire roasted tomato sauce with ground turkey. A super easy meal for any night of the week. Ingredients:     1 tablespoon olive oil     1 medium onion chopped     1 large sweet pepper chopped (bell pepper is OK)     1 large Cubanelle pepper chopped (or sub in a bell pepper)     1 serrano pepper chopped     1 jalapeno...
  • Stuffed Hot Cherry Pepper Poppers

    These Cherry Pepper Poppers are stuffed with a delicious herb & garlic cheese filling, then baked until bubbling and golden. This recipe is great finger food for parties and entertaining! Ingredients:     1/3 lb Italian sausage     4 oz cream cheese softened     1/4 cup bread crumbs     1/4 cup packed parmesan cheese     2 tbsp minced scallion     3 tbsp minced parsley     1 tbsp minced garlic     salt and pepper...
  • Stuffed Anaheim Peppers

    Stuffed Anaheim Peppers with ground beef and cheese are a Mexican flavoured dish with just a little hint of heat. Ingridients: 4 Anaheim peppers (halved lengthwise, cored and seeded) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion (diced) 1 clove garlic (minced) 1 pound lean ground beef 1/2 cup chunky salsa (mild) 2 tablespoons chilli powder (mild) 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper...
  • Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Ball

    This Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Ball recipe is easy to make and a hit at every party.  A creamy base is loaded with crispy smoky bacon, spicy jalapenos and sharp cheddar for a perfect party snack. Making a cheese ball recipe is easy and best when made ahead of time. This is perfect for any party! Ingridients: 8 ounces cream cheese softened 2 teaspoons worcestershire...
  • Pumpkin Pot Pie With Sausage & Kale

    In the spirit of fall and everything pumpkin around here, I whipped up this tasty little pot pie. I loved using fresh pie pumpkins and ground pork instead of the traditional chicken, carrots, and peas. This recipe was a home-run and I cannot wait to make it again for family around the holidays. It’s easy to prepare (even the crust is a breeze to...
  • Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

    These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces. Ingredients:     2 ounces rice vermicelli     8 rice wrappers (8.5 inch diameter)     8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half     1 ⅓ tablespoons chopped fresh Thai...
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