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 madeRead More →

Brown Butter Marshmallow Rice Cereal Treats at 1840 Farm

Who doesn’t love a rice cereal treat? It’s the perfect blend of sweet, gooey marshmallow and crisp rice cereal. From children to adults alike, the sight of a pan of these treats puts a smile on everyone’s face. I like these treats, but I’ve always felt that they needed aRead More →

Deep and Dark Chocolate Brownies sm

When we need a warm and comforting dessert, this brownie recipe immediately comes to mind. I’d love to take credit for baking them, but these are my daughter’s triumph. She began making them a few years ago and quickly became the brownie baker in our family. We enjoy these amazingRead More →

Nut Free Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie at 1840 Farm

As a child, every Thanksgiving and Christmas was celebrated with my paternal grandmother’s homemade pies. She always had a collection of them fresh out of the oven, ready to mark the end of another family meal. I could always count on finding some sort of seasonal pie along with pecanRead More →

Pecanless Pie Bars at 1840 Farm

It was almost five years ago that I first discovered that I could create completely nut free baked goods in our farmhouse kitchen that had the delicious nutty flavor we were missing due to nut allergies.  Our home has been nut free for nearly a decade since we discovered thatRead More →

Condensed Milk Caramel at 1840 Farm

There are few things more delicious than a deeply flavored caramel. It’s versatile and can turn the simple into the sublime. Warmed and spooned over vanilla ice cream, used as a dip for fresh apple slices, or drizzled over desserts right before serving, it is always a welcome sight. CaramelRead More →

Ripe Strawberry at 1840 Farm

The flavor of a ripe strawberry. is always welcome at our farmhouse table.  During strawberry season, we enjoy our strawberries eaten freshly picked from the berry patch, added to a few of our favorite baking recipes, and preserve many more as jam to last us through the long New EnglandRead More →

Lemon Drop Cookies with Lemon Buttercream Branded

Spring couldn’t arrive soon enough for me this year. It was a brutal winter with snow piled so high that it was difficult to believe that spring would ever arrive to our snowy landscape. While I wait for winter to release us from its firm grasp, I find myself dreamingRead More →

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.  IfRead 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 →