Desserts

The Making of a Gathering Spot at the Pond

Gathering around the table is a really special time for our family. We laugh, have fun and get fueled for our next project which was to head to Coulter’s pond. Every pond needs a place for gathering around the fire. Coulter and Mallory just moved to a house with a […]

 

Aronia Berries are Antioxidant Rich

One of my favorite things about the farm was foraging for berries and other edibles in the woods. Berries were a thing to be prized. If we found a bush, we would eat them on the spot, knowing that finding that same bush again before the deer or other animals […]

 

Decadent Chocolate Bean Brownies

I am presenting a culinary medicine program for the Skillet Creek Watershed Festival and I wanted to feature some of our favorite farm crops. Soybeans and chocolate don’t usually go together but they are a really great combination for brownies. We tested them on all kinds of groups and they […]

 

Juneberries and Lemon Curd

My hands are blue, my face is sunburnt, and  there are a couple of rips in my jeans  but I have a bucketful of juneberries! This year our hillside is awash with these little beauties. The blueberry-look-a-like is so flavorful and grows wild in large sections of the great plains.  When […]