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Filling Our Larder: Frugal Meets Flavor

There was a time when nothing was wasted.  Everything had a viable use or was shared with others less fortunate.  In this land of abundance, many of us are learning to tighten our belts a little more, as the economy … Continue reading

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Helping Hands

Last week, after a storm that brought us severe winds, we were faced with staking up 800 of our 1800 tomato plants in 90 degree temperatures.  Although we are used to hard work on the farm, we were thrilled when … Continue reading

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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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There are times in life when synchronicity is more important than an agenda.  My dear friend Jane who just finished breast cancer therapy called to ask if she could come out to the farm.  What she needed was to put … Continue reading

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Greetings and Salutations!

Well here I am venturing into the blogosphere!  Basics with a Twist is the title of my first book, coming out this spring.  A memoir/cookbook that includes over 80 recipes along with vignettes about our farm.  Originally from the city, … Continue reading

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