Browse by Tag: lard

Hasselback Potatoes

Looking for something new to add to the dinner party or just a festive, but easy new way to serve potatoes, or sweet potatoes?  Look no further – this recipe transforms your everyday potato into something magical with minimal prep.  These have become a favorite of many over the past few years. Some call them crispy […]

Root Vegetable Bread Pudding

What a great different way to enjoy the abundance of eggs along with the solid staples of our root veggies and have something baking in the oven during these cold days!  Thanks Donna for another great recipe idea. 4 C root vegetables (I used beets and carrots) 1 1/2 C Onions – chopped 1 clove […]

Asado Potatoes (or Beets)

Adapted from Anya Fernald’s Home Cooked – Essential Recipes for a New Way to Cook, which is fabulous!  Let’s just say the first section is on building blocks and it includes lard and 3 bone broths, including Trotter Broth – she hooked me there.  She got her start with the Slow Food movement in Italy and […]

Caramel Pumpkin or Sweet Potato Pie

– adapted by one of our favorite farm cooks, Donna Farley, from Fat Toad Farm’s Recipe Ingredients 15 oz pumpkin, squash or sweet potato puree (see below) 8 oz Fat Toad Farm Caramel – I use Vermont Maple flavour, FTF recommends Salted Bourbon or Original 2 eggs 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons […]

Scallion Pancakes

The scallions are crisp, luscious and ok, a bit prolific.  The reaction from several folks that have seen them is, “time for Scallion Pancakes”.   Yes, what a great idea.  Darienne like the Serious Eats recipe, I have done a bit of merging of that recipe along with one from Bon Appetit, Chew Out Loud and […]

Flaky Beet Biscuits

We had plenty of questions and requests for the recipe at last weekend’s holiday market, so by popular demand here is the farm’s (ok really Donna’s) Flaky Farm Biscuit recipe, with a beet twist.  These are delightful to eat and with the beet addition are a treat for the eyes as well!  You can make […]

Eat, Play, Shop — with purpose!

Rejuvenate yourself, refresh your holiday traditions and recommit to supporting your neighborhood farms. Connect with farmers who grew and made gifts and products to make your holiday feasts and celebrations special. These are full circle gifts. Give your loved ones local foods and crafts wrapped in stories –stories of local ingredients, talents, your own adventures […]

Chorizo Tacos

Tacos offer wonderful tastes and SO much flexibility!   Our own pasture-raised pork transformed into link chorizo sausage by Green Mountain Smokehouse offers an quick and EASY way to some delightful tacos.    Add to that the newly available LOCAL corn tortillas made in Warren by All Souls Tortilleria and it is a local delight. […]

Carrot Soufflé

  Another recipe tested on farmers for lunch, and it got a thumbs up all around.  We found the carrot souffle particularly nice paired with some spicy items — we had a spicy dressing on a salad, but with a spicy meat dish it would be great too. Ingredients 3lb Carrots 3 Tablespoons Lard/Butter 1 […]

Creamy Beetroot Risotto

Based on BBC Good Food Recipe So creamy, delicious and what a color!  A great different way to enjoy your beets. Ingredients: 2 lb (approx) cooked beets (either previously roasted, or boiled) 4 Tablespoons Lard 2 Onions, chopped 2 Garlic cloves, chopped 2 C risotto rice 1 C white wine 6 C hot stock/bone broth […]