Category Archives: Eat Local

Sufficient Strawberries?

Yesterday’s massive picking-fest went into the freezer… Rosebud has vacuum-sealed 28 pounds so far!

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The wait for lunch

The trouble with raising teenage photographers is that occasionally a meal becomes a photo-op. Hurry it up, girl – I’m hungry!

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Strawberry Workout

I’ve come to the conclusion that my strawberry patch is just as hard a taskmaster as Jillian Michaels, albeit possibly at a slightly slower pacing. I have definitely achieved my goal for squats and side lunges for today in the … Continue reading

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Starting seeds

I had a number of seeds that I sowed directly in my garden that never came up, so I’m starting a batch in the house. Better late than never, right? The first few are starting to show signs of life. … Continue reading

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Dutch Baby pancakes with homestead eggs and milk

We’re currently awash in spring eggs and milk, so breakfasts are featuring these ingredients frequently right now. Todays recipe: Dutch Baby Pancakes 4 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup flour 1/4 t. salt 1/2 t. vanilla 2 T. butter Preheat … Continue reading

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First salad of spring!

Today I cut this year’s first homegrown salad from the cut-and-come-again lettuce rows!

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Rhubarb syrup

I have recently developed a taste for rhubarb.  This would absolutely shock my mother, as she tried for years to interest me in the stuff as a child, when I vehemently rejected all and every offer.  Granted, most of those consisted … Continue reading

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Stuffed mushrooms

Add enough cheese and pesto, and I can get the troops to eat mushrooms. Rosebud made ricotta yesterday, so I mixed that with homemade cheddar, pesto from our garden (frozen last fall), and garlic powder (grown and dehydrated here). Mushrooms … Continue reading

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Homemade Sausage

We’ve talked about making homemade sausage for years. We have finally done it! We split a hog with our neighbors, and butchered it ourselves. Our friend Mike came over to help. He kept apologizing for taking so long, and we … Continue reading

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Goalz

For dinner, I am starting off with: green beans, that I picked from my garden this morning, with butter I made from the milk of the cow currently grazing out in front of my house. For the moment, I is … Continue reading

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