Auburn Meadow Farm

A modern heritage foodstead

Easter Blessings and a perfect recipe for left-over ham

A more beautiful day for Easter could not have been had. At least here in Pennsylvania. I hope you enjoyed a lovely and blessed day wherever you are and whatever … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

a steamy cuppa valentine love

Grand gestures are showy, but quiet, small ones are sweeter. _________________________________________________________________________ Today is that favorite day of retailers, florists and restauranteurs everywhere, Valentine’s Day. And while I’m weary of the commercialized aspect … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

M is for cream pie

This post is brought to you by the letter M _________________________________________________________________________ Don’t be mad letter C, I know I wouldn’t have cream, coconut or cantaloupe without you. But my Mother’s birthday, Mother’s Day, Memorial … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · 6 Comments

building your real foods pantry: preparing for cookie emergencies

Golden Raisin Icebox Cookies _______________________________________________________________________ You didn’t know? Yes, there are legitimate cookie emergencies and times when a shortcut to a batch of homemade cookies is a real lifesaver. I … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 3 Comments

the key to worldly success: you’re not gonna like it

Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth. -Margaret Fuller —————————————————————– Are you kidding me? frozen salad again?? … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 14 Comments

DIY valentine: sweet kisses straight from the garden

What could be sweeter than a paper sack of wrapped handmade caramels? xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx I know that strawberry and chocolate and all things red, white, pink and chocolate are kind of … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 10 Comments

building your real food pantry: plan for a tomato workhorse you can count on

Fresh from my garden tomatoes, onion and garlic ready for oven-roasting xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx For a girl forever bawking about eating what’s in season, you might think what I’m about to share … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 19 Comments

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