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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 onRead More →

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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 myselfRead 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 →

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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’sRead More →

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This recipe started out as a kitchen experiment.  Our dear friends had been kind enough to share their apple harvest with us.  I found myself standing in the kitchen wondering if I could make something with these fresh apples that was a little different than your average applesauce. I scannedRead More →

Chcolate Cupcake with Strawberry Buttercream at 1840 Farm

There’s something about the flavor combination of chocolate and strawberry that seems perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any day for that matter,   We do our best to eat seasonally here at 1840 Farm.  Eating seasonally during February in New England dictates that fresh strawberries are not on our dessert plates.Read More →

Strawberry Meringue Cookies at 1840 Farm

My family loves meringue. I have made meringue cookies flavored with peppermint, vanilla, and chocolate chips for years. What’s not to love? A properly made meringue is equal parts light, crispy, and delicious. These cookies up the ante with the addition of sweet strawberry jam. The prospect of making aRead More →