Farm Recipes

Tomatillo Cilantro Ranch Dressing

This is the first year we’ve grown tomatillos on the farm. And, if we are completely honest, prior to this summer, I had never purchased or used a tomatillo in any recipe…never. However, we do believe in using what we grow. (Except for eggplant. I still don’t have a love for eggplant…and don’t know that …

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Grandma Dahle’s Chocolate Popcorn

To know her was to love her. Iola Dahle was an amazing lady, an extraordinary cook, a meticulous gardener, and…most importantly…the farmer’s grandma. When Brent looks back on his childhood, his memories of Sundays at Grandma’s house are some of his favorites. Grandma Dahle always thought of the children and tried to make each visit …

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Khorasan Hamburger Buns

We are always looking for ways to improve our nutrition…and were recently introduce to something amazing…KHORASAN FLOUR! Khorasan is an ancient grain; a variety of wheat with a sweet, nutty, and buttery flavor. When milled into flour, khorasan flour feels soft to the touch and has a slight yellow color. Khorasan is high in protein …

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Spotlight: Blaine Rhodes (and Blaine’s Banana Bread)

Around here, we can’t begin to think about National Banana Bread Day without thinking about our wonderful neighbor, Blaine Rhodes. This young man (he’s only 93!), has single handedly kept our neighborhood supplied with banana bread for years. He’s turned banana bread haters into banana bread lovers. His bread has brought smiles to hangry children …

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Pumpkin Pie

Here’s the deal. Some of us around here weren’t real big fans of pumpkin pie…UNTIL we tried using our own pumpkin (straight from the patch) in place of the canned, store bought variety. Who knew that would make all the difference? Now we make sure we keep plenty of our harvested sugar pumpkin in the …

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Apple Pie Filling

A favorite neighbor, Kiyo Fukui, shared this recipe with us. There is absolutely no comparison between this recipe and the apple pie filling you can buy in a can. Once you try it, you’ll never go back!