Warm Chickpea Salad

During the busy holiday season, I find myself looking for recipes that are simple to prepare for our family table.  I find that this time of year is all about finding time to spend together and creating holiday memories that will last a lifetime.

While I may be short on time during the last …

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Vitamix Pro 750 Passes the 1840 Farmhouse Test

For years, I have heard from professional and home cooks about the wonders of the Vitamix.  Chefs extol its virtues in their professional kitchens.  Home cooks like myself are just as taken with its abilities.  From their accounts, it seemed that there wasn’t anything that the Vitamix couldn’t handle.

Several weeks …

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Pie Crust Tips

Pie Crust Tip 01

If you’ve been following this blog for very long, you know how much I love pie.  I was fortunate to grow up with a Grandmother who loved to bake pie.  She loved to serve me and the other members of our family one of her pies.  Now I find myself making homemade pies …

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Pumpkin Cake Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

When fall arrives at our house, baked goods turn to pumpkin in every form from pumpkin pie to pumpkin bars with dark chocolate chips. This recipe leans more toward the old-fashioned end of the spectrum, but the cream cheese filling elevates it to a family favorite at our house. 

If …

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Cast Iron Skillet Thanksgiving Dressing

Of all the dishes that make an annual appearance on our Thanksgiving table, this is the hands down favorite. Everyone clamors for this dressing as soon as it exits the oven. As it bakes, the farmhouse is infused with the intoxicating aroma of toasting bread, celery, and savory spices. It’s no wonder we …

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Book Review: The Nourished Kitchen

I first became aware of The Nourished Kitchen and its author Jennifer McGruther through their blog.  As a student in the Intermediate Herbal Course offered by The Herbal Academy of New England, I was searching for a few new recipes to try.  One of the first I discovered was a recipe for Golden …

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Introducing In Season Magazine

In Season Magazine

Remember the exciting project that I hinted at last week? Are you ready to know what we’ve been working on? This is our most ambitious project ever, filled with delightful possibilities that I can’t wait to share with you.

For the last few months, I have been working with our friends …

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Golden Milk with Turmeric, Ginger, and Ghee

As a student in the Intermediate Herbal Course offered by The Herbal Academy of New England, I have spent a lot of time reading about the use of herbs to boost natural immunity and support good health.  One of the preparations that continued to appear in my search results was Golden Milk.  I …

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Henhouse Morning Mix and a Chicken Keeper’s GIVEAWAY

From the moment that our first day old chicks arrived here at 1840 Farm, I was hooked on chicken keeping.  We built their coop by hand, using repurposed materials when possible, planning the best we could for the chicken keeping adventure that lay ahead.  We tended to the pullets through the first few …

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1840 Farmhouse Brioche

I first made brioche bread about a dozen years ago. I made it out of necessity. I loved the taste and texture of brioche bread, but didn’t have a local bakery that turned out those lovely golden loaves. While Standard Baking Co. in Portland, Maine creates fantastic brioche, driving two hours for …

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Book Review – Shake: A New Perspective on Cocktails

When I was offered the opportunity to review a beautiful new book about seasonal, handcrafted cocktails, I didn’t need to be asked twice.  Instead, I jumped at the chance to take a look at Shake:  A New Perspective on Cocktails by Eric Prum and Josh Williams.  I was already a fan of …

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One Giant Leap into Real Simple Magazine’s September 2014 Issue

August is a month filled with landmark moments that took place here at 1840 Farm. To begin with, we moved to this farm during August of 2005. Five years later, in 2010, I published my first post on 1840Farm.com and began to dream of turning its pages into a place where I could …

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