Clean Slate

When Clean Slate:  A Cookbook and Guide from the editors of Martha Stewart Living arrived in my mailbox, I couldn’t wait to give it a read.  Once I had, I couldn’t wait to get in the farmhouse kitchen to create a few of the delicious recipes it includes. This bookRead More →

We have been inundated with winter weather here at 1840 Farm this week. Winter Storm Juno dropped over 30 inches of fresh snow on our farm. The blizzard force winds blew it around enough for us to clean up the same snowflake at least a dozen times. While we waitedRead More →

The Nourished Kitchen by Jennifer McGruther

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 aRead More →

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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 aRead More →

Strawberry and Rhubarb at 1840 Farm

We have been enjoying this cake all spring as our rhubarb is harvested fresh from the garden.  You’ll find the recipe for the crumble below so that you can bake it for your friends and family. The other two recipes in my article are equally delicious.  I was inspired toRead More →

Fresh Eggs Daily Book and Egg Basket

When Lisa Steele from Fresh Eggs Daily asked me if I would like to participate in The Fresh Eggs Daily Blog Tour for her new book, Fresh Eggs Daily:  Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens… Naturally, I didn’t have to think twice.  Instead, I jumped at the chance to receive a copyRead More →

The Summer Solstice Cocktail at 1840 Farm

When I am trying to develop a new recipe, I happily take inspiration wherever I can find it.  In the case of this cocktail, I happened to find it in two places.  Lucky for you, I’ve combined them into one delicious, refreshing cocktail recipe just in time for your FourthRead More →

In April, I had the amazing opportunity to participate in the Food Bloggers Against Hunger Campaign.  The campaign was organized by The Giving Table and supported by Share Our Strength.  By sharing a recipe for a healthy, economical meal, I joined 250 other bloggers in helping to bring attention toRead More →

I adapted this recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks:  Barefoot in Paris by Ina Garten.  I have only made a few minor adjustments to the ingredients and it comes out perfectly every time.  Ripe, aromatic pears surrounded by eggy custard is always a welcome sight at our family table.Read More →

I’m proud to be a contributor to From Scratch Magazine. From Scratch is filled with beautifully illustrated articles covering a wide array of topics of interest to homesteaders and small farmers just like me.  I am honored to be included in such a fantastic group of contributors. I shared myRead More →