Pumpkins will cook at different rates and will have variable sweetness. Any winter squash will work well in this dish, which can be amplified with cheese and bacon. INGREDIENTS 2 small pumpkins 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped but not finely 3 to 4 tablespoons sage, chopped 1/4 cup thin-sliced shallots, lightly browned, optional 3/4 cup grated […]
Don’t toss your spooky, glowing Halloween décor in the trash after the holiday. Use your used pumpkin and its extras to enhance farm life.
As winter gets closer, the days get shorter and we chicken keepers start heating the coop waterers. Our chickens are adapting to the changes in weather and temperature, and though they’re hardy animals, it doesn’t mean they’re always comfortable in the cold. My Wyandotte hen, for example, always molts in November. This morning, she’s nearly […]
The search for pumpkin-flavored food isn’t difficult in the fall, but homemade treats made from your garden’s fresh pumpkins will beat a pumpkin spice latte any day.
Granola is a cozy breakfast classic that can be eaten a number of ways: With warm milk or cold yogurt. Mixed dried apricots or fresh apple chunks. Chock full of roasted almonds and sunflower seeds or nut-less. Granola is so quick and easy to make that it’s fun to create a custom seasonal blend or […]
Photo by Judith Hausman Middle Eastern meets American in this holiday twist. Inspiration twice over: long, deep-orange pie pumpkins from my CSA and the gift of a Middle Eastern cookbook. The result was pumpkin hummus, a novel hit at Thanksgiving. While any winter squash, especially butternut, would serve, these pie pumpkins are especially nonfibrous and […]