Browse by Tag: roots

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 […]

Beets for All Beings!

  As many of you know, it was a particularly good beet year for the farm.  They grew well, are delicious, and some grew quite large (1.5 lbs plus!) but stayed tasty.  Well, this week we finally got around to processing some of these lovely beets to add some variety to the farmstand.     […]

Root Vegetable Latkes

There are loads of recipes for root veggie latkes, here is just one as a starter from SaraMoulton.com. Rachel Levine did a great piece in Huffington Post and encourages some fun spicing options. Mark Bittman has recipes for ones with potato & beets, but potato and carrot would work super well too, we have even just used […]

Rainy Days and Roots

Really it was rainy day prep with livestock moves — when farmers hear Nor’easter, we pay attention.  Wet, cold and windy….not the best for our pastured livestock, especially tough on the goats, but we have made sure they all have good shelter, plenty of hay as a buffer and thanks to harvest and gleaning they are […]

Eat Your Roots

If your calendar New Year’s resolution didn’t include eating more root vegetables, perhaps your Chinese New Year resolutions can – we are only part way through the 15 day celebration of the Year of the Dragon. Yes, it is the root veggie time of year in Vermont. Fortunately, root vegetables are lovely, long lasting, various and […]