Strawberry Puff Pancake at 1840 Farm

I have many fond memories of this dish from my childhood.  My mother made this recipe for countless holiday morning breakfasts.  It was always topped with fresh strawberries, sour cream, and a sprinkling of brown sugar.  It was always called Strawberry Puff Pancake. The name made sense given that theRead More →

Oven Roasted Heirloom Tomato Spaghetti Branded

This recipe hails from RIalto restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  I happened upon it by way of The Tomato Festival Cookbook.  For an heirloom tomato lover like me, this cookbook is filled with delicious possibilities.  It includes everything imaginable from cold salads to chocolate cakes that incorporate green tomatoes that simplyRead More →

During the height of heirloom tomato season, we harvest several pounds of cherry tomatoes every day.  It’s intentional:  we plant two dozen cherry tomato plants every summer in our garden.  We have found that they store amazingly well in the freezer, allowing us to make this fresh sauce all winterRead More →

Broiled Cast Iron Skillet Eggs at 1840 Farm

I am always looking for a recipe that offers me a new way to prepare our fresh eggs to serve at our family table.  If that new recipe also includes heirloom tomatoes, all the better.  I happened upon this recipe in a copy of Martha Stewart Living from June 2011. Read More →

Tomato Ricotta Tart at 1840 Farm

I originally posted this recipe back in the very early days of writing this blog.  It seems fitting that this would be one of the longest lived recipes on the blog as it has been a family favorite since before we made 1840 Farm our home.  Each summer, we lookRead More →

Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta with Basil at 1840 Farm

In the early days of writing this blog, I shared a recipe for traditional tomato bruschetta.  It’s a family favorite during heirloom tomato season here at 1840 Farm.  On days that we come back to the kitchen with pounds of freshly picked tomatoes, this is what’s for dinner. When theRead More →

Oven Baked Polenta with Heirloom Tomato Sauce at 1840 Farm

Several months ago, I was invited to participate in The Grain Mill Wagon Challenge sponsored by The WonderMill Company.  As a participant, I was sent a WonderMill electric grain mill to utilize while developing five recipes that showcase freshly milled flours and meals. So far, I have used the millRead More →