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Holy Moly!

A Mole Sauce Recipe What an election this has been.  This post isn’t about politics though, there is enough read about that right now.  This blog post is about the delightful mole sauce we made to upgrade our Taco Tuesday … Continue reading

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Adventures in Baby Food

One of the things John said he was most excited about when we discovered we were pregnant was making our own baby food.  We love growing our own food, cooking it and preserving it to enjoy when it’s not in … Continue reading

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Shishito Roulette

It has been awhile since we have had Shishito Peppers.  Actually it’s been about a year and a half since I last last had them at my favorite restaurant in Las Vegas: Jaleo.  So I jumped at the chance when … Continue reading

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Our First Hunterdon County 4H Fair

We’ve lived in Hunterdon County for three summers now and one of our favorite things to do as summer draws to a close is to visit the Hunterdon County 4H Fair.  We love ogling all the animals (and imagining what … Continue reading

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News from the Coop at Pretty Bird Farm

We have a rooster!  Or at least two!  (Please don’t let there be more than two). Our Blue Ameracauna has been looking a little suspicious for the past few weeks. It’s nearly twice the size (at 4 months) of some … Continue reading

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Tomato Everything

It’s August in New Jersey, and if you aren’t eating three square meals of tomatoes a day you are doing something wrong.  Okay, I’m exaggerating. However, as high season for tomatoes is upon us and we are picking daily.  And … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: Stuffed Acorn Squash

My friend Stacey made this beautiful stuffed Cupcake Squash last week: Literally the best thing I've ever made! @burpeehg Cupcake Squash with quinoa, aged cheddar, tomatoes, thyme, sage, and green onion! All grown in the garden (minus the cheese)! #gardenchat … Continue reading

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