When we have a plentiful supply of eggs, I’m usually looking for creative ways to make eggs seem not so boring. I can only get away with serving “breakfast for dinner” so many times before the family revolts. So this evening I came up with these great little bacon and egg cups and it got […]
America is one of the few countries in the world that wash and refrigerate eggs. I’ve heard many reports from my globe-trotting friends that it’s quite common in Europe to find eggs on the end caps in the grocery stores, instead of in a refrigerated case.
I’ve shared with you on another blog about how to brine your farm-raised turkey for the most tender and juiciest Thanksgiving bird ever, but did you know that you can use those leftover bones skin and other little bits to make the best stock? It’s really super easy and here’s how. After you are done […]
What do market farmers do in the winter months? Find out how Chris and Marie Nichols, owners of Rusty Plow Farms stay busy when not growing food.
Instructions on how to brine poultry by Marie Nichols, Rusty Plow Farms
Turkey, Egg, Spinach & Cheese Mini Quiche Recipe We like this recipe for a quick snack or breakfast. In the fall months, we typically have spinach just beginning to be ready for harvest and the hens are making lots of eggs for us. Source: www.happy-mothering.com Course: Breakfast Cuisine: American Prep Time: 15 min Cook […]
It’s mid-October here in central Ohio, and that means we are close to the end of the growing season. We’ve already had one cold night that required row cover to protect our winter crops. The one farm chore that truly signals the end of the season for me is garlic planting. Garlic requires a long […]
We have a picky eater in our family who LOVES this recipe! It’s super quick and great for parties. Use fresh cherry tomatoes and locally grown garlic from the farmers market when in season. Ingredients 2 pints cherry tomatoes (halved) 6 cloves garlic (peeled smashed) 2 sprigs fresh oregano (leaves torn) 2 sprigs fresh thyme […]
It’s September 21, and as I write this blog post, I glance out my window to see the early morning fog just beginning to lift and the sun rising to reveal the new day. It’s the last day of summer. Fall is a bittersweet time for me. It’s no surprise that I love to be […]
We hear it often, and it’s usually the next question people ask us when they realize our farm’s location and that they’ve driven by us many times. It’s one of the perks of living on a state highway; lots of traffic and a well-traveled road for many. “But where’s the rusty plow?” When we bought […]