My latest Mountain Xpress Story with lots of rhubarb recipes and rhubarb history.Read More
What if you really could ensure a prosperous future by eating plenty of leafy green vegetables? I am beginning to think this concept may have come from common-sense reasoning as opposed to superstition.Read More
It takes just the right kind of person to enjoy spending an entire Sunday riding up and down steep mountain inclines with bicycle pedal power in order to see small farms in action. I guess I fall into that “right person” category because I had a ridiculously good time at Pedal to Plate in Madison County.Read More
Rhubarb Ginger Mostarda with Goat Cheese inspired by our new arrivals out on the farm! Welcome Buckwheat and Snowflake!
I always want more muscles and mussels. I go about getting them in different ways but always want more of both. I like to ride my bike, run, and do hard core garden workouts for the first kind of muscle. The second kind of mussel is much much easier to enjoy. They look like elongated clams or small smooth oysters, but the mussel is not something you see on menus in this country all that often.Read More
County Fairs are a big deal in our neck of the woods. Folks bring out their biggest pumpkins and prettiest pigs to show off, pies are tasted and judged, and handmade patchwork quilts are on display. Fair food is almost always fried. These pickles remind me of fair food, and the best part is they are delicious even if you don’t want to fry them.Read More
I have done an informal survey asking folks what disappears first off the buffet table. It is always the deviled eggs. Spanakopita triangles come in close second. It seems the most labor intensive, time consuming dishes disappear the fastest.Read More
Who doesn’t love a scone? They really are not hard to make, the trick is to not overwork the dough. It takes some practice to get all the ingredients incorporated without over mixing. You will know if you have done it right because your pastries will be light as a feather, tender and flaky.Read More