Archive of ‘In the Kitchen’ category

The Gardens in August (and July)

| 2015 Vegetable Garden, Broiler Chickens, Chickens, Farmstead Cookery, garden, Greenhouse, In the Garden, In the Kitchen, tomatoes

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Two words. Chickens. Wind. Frankly I can’t tell which force was most destructive to my garden though I will say that the wind did its work much more quickly. About a week ago, you know just when I was going to have the gardens photographed in all their splendor, a terrific storm hit us and […] Read more…


Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

| dairy, Farmstead Cookery, In the Kitchen

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I seriously had no idea that homemade mascarpone cheese was so ridiculously easy to make (or tasted so ridiculously delicious) or I would have done it long, long time ago! Actually, truth be told, I’ve never had mascarpone cheese until I made it myself. I’d see recipes that called for it, but darned if I […] Read more…


Counter Space

| Farm Scenes, In the Kitchen


{Farm Scenes #24} Since it has been raining so much the past month, Bill’s working vacation didn’t look at all like we had planned with fixing fences, cleaning the barn, building a coop, or whatever other farm chores are NEEDING to be done. It looked an awful lot more like a winter working vacation would look […] Read more…


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