Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta Square

When it comes to simple summer dinners, this recipe is as good as it gets.  In the time it takes for the water to come to a boil, I can have the entire recipe prepped and ready to cook.  By the time the pasta is perfectly cooked, the sauce isRead 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 →

Smoky Tomato Jam at 1840 Farm

I started this blog almost three years ago.  During that time, I have shared countless recipes here and on other blogs.  Some of them are simple, others complex.  All of them are family favorites, tried and true dishes that never fail.  For the life of me, I can’t figure outRead More →

I had intended to share a photo of the chicks in their garden coop today.  It seemed fitting given that they turn three months old this week.  That is, until I spotted this… Once I saw the first nearly ripe heirloom tomato, all bets were off.  All I could thinkRead More →

There’s a season for everything here at 1840 Farm.  Soon, it will be my favorite season of all:  tomato season.  I’ll walk out to the garden every morning to survey the ripe fruit and return to the farmhouse with pounds of delicious heirloom tomatoes to share with my family.  JustRead More →

There are certain foods that scream summer to me.  At the very top of the list is my beloved heirloom tomato.  I long ago confessed my deep-rooted love of tomatoes, especially the heirloom variety.  During the summer, heirloom tomatoes take center stage in the 1840 Farm kitchen.  Like a well-lovedRead More →

Two words:  heirloom tomatoes.  I will freely admit to being giddy this morning.  Why?  I have spotted the first ripening heirloom tomatoes in our greenhouse.  I know that it will only be a few days and there will be Peacevine Cherry tomatoes to enjoy fresh from the vine.  That firstRead More →

I’ve been busy in the 1840 Farm kitchen the last few days trying to develop a recipe for the new Food 52 challenge.   A week ago, I received an Email challenging all members of Food 52 to enter recipes using products from the bulk bin at their local grocery store.  TheRead More →