Monthly Archives: March 2011

Quietly Doing Our Thing

My original intent for this blog was to introduce both our farm and my new memoir/cookbook:  Basics with a Twist: Life & Food at Brickyard Farms. With the book’s arrival being approximately 3 weeks away, I thought it was time … Continue reading

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Stirring Up Delicious

This week we have been pulled to be outside for a few days as the weather was so beautiful it was impossible for us to be downstairs in our soap kitchen.  (it was 70 on Tuesday!) We have been itching … Continue reading

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Full: When Minestrone is Enough

Val and I are finally on the mend from the flu and decided it was time to make something more nourishing for ourselves than simple broth and plain toast.  Although we are not done with winter, the earth is starting … Continue reading

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Learning to Exhale

As the week comes to a close, I am not thinking much about food.  Val and I are recovering from the flu, so its lighter fare of broth, herbal tea, water and rest.  Yet even in this weakened physical state, … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken Broth

As promised here is the recipe for roasted chicken broth made from that delicious chicken you roasted. If you have never made homemade stock, now is the time to do it!  It is more than worth the time and makes … Continue reading

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