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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 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. 

 

We hope that you’ll enjoy our most recent posts:

 

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Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie has always been one of my favorite desserts.  It’s difficult to beat the combination of a light sponge cake layered with vanilla pastry cream and topped with chocolate ganache.  It wins on flavor and appearance in my book.

Sure, it isn’t really a pie in spite of its …

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A Story of our U.S. Flag and its Five Pointed Stars

I have spent my day at the sewing machine stitching Americana baskets and trivet sets. I stitch a five pointed star on the base of each one, so I have been seeing a lot of stars today.

Since today is Flag Day and since I love a good story, I thought …

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Meet our 2016 Americana Basket

It’s time to meet our 2016 Americana Basket!

Every year, our Americana Baskets vary a bit, incorporating the fabrics we have on hand in the studio that fit the Americana theme. This year, we have solids and patterns including stripes, bold circles, and a deep blue with flags, stars, and just a …

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My Favorite Baking How To Posts

This morning, I published a new issue of our 1840 Farm Community Newsletter filled with links to my favorite baking how to posts.  I hope that each of them will help you to enjoy baking in your kitchen and turning out delicious breads and dessert for your friends and family.  Here they …

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Make Your Own: Cake Flour Substitute

There I was, reading a recipe for what sounded like a delicious cake.  I was inspired to head into the farmhouse kitchen to make one for my family.  I scanned through the list of ingredients, mentally placing a check mark on each line, happy to see that I had each ingredient on hand.  …

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Memorial Day Favorites from 1840 Farm

Memorial Day is the official kickoff to Summer and we feel like celebrating!  We’ll be enjoying a few of our favorite warm weather recipes with family and friends this weekend.  The temperatures are predicted to hit 90 degrees tomorrow, so we’ll be ready for a cold refreshing Franklin Cooler made with our …

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The Franklin Cooler

The temperatures are warming up and gardening season is giving us reason to spend hours outside in the hot sun.  When the work is done for the day, I’m ready for a cold, tall, glass of refreshment.  If that cold drink can include two components harvested from our garden, then the moment …

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Raspberry Rhubarb Syrup

Here in New England, we’re still counting the days until it is safe to plant our tender perennials in the gardens.  Heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, and the like are all being held in the farmhouse under lights until our overnight temperatures are warm enough to not cause damage to those tender plants.

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Happy Memorial Day from 1840 Farm!

Memorial Day is the official kickoff to Summer and we feel like celebrating!

As a special way of saying thank you to our customers, we’re adding a FREE handmade 4” fabric trivet to every order we receive in The 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop on Etsy from now until next Wednesday (6/1/16). …

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1840 Farmhouse Kitchen Breakfast and Brunch Favorites

 

Just in time for Mother’s Day, I have gathered together a collection of our favorite recipes to make for breakfast and brunch.  These recipes have been made time and time again in our Farmhouse Kitchen here at 1840 Farm. Now you can make them for your friends and family.  They’re …

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