Auburn Meadow Farm

A modern heritage foodstead

Real Food Pantry Tricks: a freezer full of ratatouille

A satisfying winter diet filled with veggies can be a challenge…. Sometimes, I need something warm, filling and rich that’s not soup. Something comforting and velvety in texture that can … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

10 reasons you need a freezer full of ratatouille

Last call all ye wannabe preservers. Soon enough, we’ll be forced to choose one of our off-season options for our veggies. If you’ve been a busy preserver Ant, your winter veggies … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

hay there!

stocking the pantry _________________________________________________________________________ Hay is for horses, right? Horses, cows, sheep, goats, pigs and more types of livestock than I can think of in a quick minute. Yet, like … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 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

lard have mercy: wonderous fried pies

Old school fried pie – proof that pleasures can be coaxed from hard times _________________________________________________________________________ Garden & Gun, I’m mad at you. And, after I’m finished hugging you, I’m going … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 11 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

a simple, sweet holiday gift idea

What’s this?  It’s Apple Gack! Apple Gack?  You know, just another colonial culinary tradition tossed aside and forgotten for no good reason.  Old time New Englanders called it apple molasses, … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · 19 Comments

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