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Welcome to 1840 Farm

You’re always welcome at 1840 Farm and we’re thrilled that you stopped by for a visit!  From our favorite cast iron skillet recipes, chicken keeping tips, updates from our gardens, and our handmade basket collection, we hope that you’ll find something new to explore each time you stop by.

All of our recipes are nut free, just like our farmhouse kitchen.  From peanut-less brittle for the holidays to a Chocolate Bourbon “Pecan” Pie that tastes just like the pecan pie you remember from Thanksgiving dinner decades ago, you’ll find that those recipes don’t contain nuts, but are packed with flavor.  If you don’t live and cook around nut allergies, our recipes can be made with your favorite nuts.  Either way, they’ll be full of delicious flavors sure to delight your friends and family.

While you’re here, don’t forget to stop in to see the animals, take a tour of the garden, and learn about our favorite products to use inside the farmhouse and out.  Enjoy your stay here at 1840 Farm and come back to see us soon!



We hope that you’ll enjoy a few of our latest posts:


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Keeping the Coop Fresh Naturally




Imagine that you live in a small one room apartment without indoor plumbing.  Living with you are your closest friends.  You dine together in this space.  You sleep in this space.  You go to the bathroom, when necessary, in this space. …

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How to Make Homemade Bone Broth


Bone broth is the simplest of preparations and yields such delicious and nutritious results. It requires no fancy ingredients and doesn’t demand constant attention. Given enough time and heat, the bones break down, releasing all of their gelatin and minerals into the liquid. The resulting bone broth is rich in …

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Velvety Mashed Potatoes

For me, a serving of velvety smooth mashed potatoes is at the top of my list of favorite comfort foods. They’re always a welcome sight at our family table. They pair beautifully with so many main courses and I love repurposing any leftovers into the next evening’s comforting meal for our family. Leftover …

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Farmhouse Gravy

For me, there are few recipes more rustic and comforting than gravy.  It adds flavor and velvety texture to roasted meats, mashed potatoes, and anything else it happens to touch on a dinner plate.  With very little effort, simple ingredients can be coaxed into a thick, delicious gravy perfect for a holiday table …

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