Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Roasted Sea Salt Grey Ghost Squash Seeds

Its fall and that means squash and pumpkins are coming in by the wheel barrel and bins full.. such bounty.. we had a low threatened of 4 and we did get just nipped but only in our most frost prone … Continue reading

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October Unprocessed Challenge 2021

The “Kitchen Test” Definition The first question I’m always asked is, “How do you define unprocessed?”Obviously there’s a wide range of implications in that word, and we will probably each define it slightly differently for ourselves. My definition is this: … Continue reading

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Fall Round Up -Ground Cherry Mincemeat Tart Recipe

Originally posted on Just another Day on the Farm:
Apple-Ground Cherry Mincemeat Recipe 6 cups of peeled, cored and coarsely chopped fresh fall apples (I used Spartan) 2 cups of husk removed Ground Cherries 2 cups of golden raisins 1/8…

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Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men

O that irony of duck momma’s..  This spring we came into the year with 4 proven hens, 2 2020 hens and one big old chocolate drake.. Their job this year was to be fly eaters and garden helpers..  Now on … Continue reading

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Lamb Stew Fall Garden

We are in zone 5 for our gardens and we are coming on the tall end of a number of things, still this fall garden based soup is lighter overall then what I think of as a cold weather winter … Continue reading

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Making Salt Cured Green Olives

You can imagine my excitement when a girifriend of mine found boxes of fresh raw green olives, yes they came from the states..  Needless to say two boxes were gotten.. one for her, one for me.. a bit of time … Continue reading

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Filling the Freezers -Lamb or Hoggart 2021

I had been told that I would need to wait till next week for the lamb and Hoggart to be ready, I had no issue with this, it meant that they would hang longer and I am always ok with … Continue reading

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Barn Kitten -Bells

Introducing Bells, a wee barn kitten, I was visiting a friend’s farm when I saw this scooped up wee baby getting some cuddle, this is a very good milk barn, the cats have a clean dry barn and are feed … Continue reading

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Herbed Meatballs Baked with Peaches in a Chokecherry Sauce

In my wonderful “Full Bellies” community supported food basket was 4 peaches among lots of other fruit. What to do with this lovely fruit and how to make it part of a meal with protein.. Baked Herbed Meatballs with Peaches … Continue reading

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Health Being proactive

A apple a day keeps the doctor away Such a old fashioned saying..  Its not wrong, what you eat or do not eat does point in fact effect your body.. as does the water you did, the way your move … Continue reading

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