Memorial Day Favorites Branded

Memorial Day is the official kickoff to summer and we feel like celebrating!  We’ll be marking the holiday weekend with a few of our favorite seasonal recipes, time spent outside working in the gardens, and by doing a little something special in The 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop on Etsy. We’reRead More →

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Each holiday season, we turn to our favorite family recipes.  It simply wouldn’t feel like the holidays without them.  From the sweet chocolate crinkle cookies that remind me of my childhood to the savory tomato and onion jams that we will enjoy with our appetizers on Christmas Eve and NewRead More →

Earlier this year, I was invited to take part in the Grain Mill Wagon Challenge.  As a participant, I would use the WonderMill they supplied me with to mill my own flours and meals here at 1840 Farm.  Then I would share a collection of recipes that incorporated the freshlyRead More →

Vanilla Extract Kit from 1840 Farm on Etsy

  I started making my own vanilla extract several years ago. I didn’t do it to save money or make a better product. I did it because it’s just what you do when someone in your family suddenly has food allergies. One of the baking staples that I had aRead More →

Summer is fast approaching and you might need a new recipe for a cold, refreshing drink.  I’m willing to bet that my recipe for Orange Genius on Foodie.com just might help make your summer a little sweeter.  The Orange Genius is a family favorite here at 1840 Farm made withRead More →

I’m proud to announce that I have been selected as a contributor for Foodie.com.  The beta site launched this morning and includes an incredible collection of delicious looking recipes.  In fact, there are three new recipes from the 1840 Farm collection just waiting for you to try… Chocolate Malt CupcakesRead More →

We’re deep into raspberry season here at 1840 Farm.  Every day for the past few weeks, we have found ourselves out in the raspberry patch reaching into the brambles to pluck the ripe berries and tenderly place them in their berry baskets.  It’s not a farm chore without its hazards. Read More →

This should be the time of year when we end a day of working outside by swimming in the seasonal pool in the backyard. Icy cocktails should be served. The garden should need watering to cope with the abundant sunshine. I should be able to eat ice cream without wearing a jacket.Read More →

I was drinking a cup of coffee yesterday morning while reading the news headlines on my laptop.  Among the news, I saw a tagline proclaiming that it was National Pancake Day.  I was intrigued.  I like pancakes.  I clicked on the headline and prepared to read a story full ofRead More →

Bah, humbug.  It just hasn’t seemed like the holidays here at 1840 Farm this year.  First, there is not a single flake of snow on the ground.  Not one.  The practical side of me is not upset about our lack of winter precipitation.  I’m quite content to try to keep warmRead More →