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MidWinter 2010 announces Emily's participation in the 2011 Farm to Table Conference and details how we plan our garden.
November's edition features a rare breed spotlight on Bourbon Red Turkeys, gift baskets and birdhouse gourds. Recipes include Spaghetti Squash & Onions, Twice- Baked Squash, and Holiday Ham Glaze.
October brings information on Freezer Beef, Winter Squash 101, and fall decorations available here at the farm. Recipes include: Basic Squash, Sausage-Stuffed Squash, Crock Pot Roast Beef and Herbed Roast Chicken.
September's topics include: Publication in the PDCA Journal, Home Made Vinegars, Our Meats, Dried Herbs, Processed Tomato Products, and Pre-ordering your Thanksgiving turkey. Recipes included are:Herb-Rubbed Leg of Lamb, Grilled Potato, Onion & Bacon Sandwiches, and Roasted Beets & Wilted Greens.
August's topics include: Sweet corn, PA Produce Month, grass-fed lamb, spoghtlight on rare breeds-Dexter cattle, and our hot pepper products. Recipes included: Tomato-Zucchini Gratin, Corn Fritters with Cheese and Deep Fried Zucchini.
July's topics include: saving rare breeds, upcoming Buy Fresh Buy Local farm tour, brown eggs vs. white eggs, and grass fed beef. Recipes included: Cold Zucchini Soup, Peaches & Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breast, Pleasant Valley Won-Tons & Cool Cucumber Salad.
June's topics include: our Butcher Shop makeover, donating fiber to the Gulf Oil Spill, peafowl, new cheese flavors & prices, and a herb spotlight on chives. Featured recipes include: potato salad with dill & chives, Champagne-honey glazed pork chops, crostini with chive-scented ricotta, and homemade vinaigrette dressing.
May's topics include:heritage turkeys, raw milk cheese benefits, salad green varieties, flavored vinegars, sausage varieties, and a spotlight on rhubarb. Recipes included: baked chicken & rhubarb, oatmeal-rhubarb bars, & rhubarb punch.
April's topics include: what is an heirloom? (vegetable varieties), pastured poultry, Farm to Table report, and working horses.
Our late winter topics were: Pleasant Valley online, backyard poultry, Farm to Table Expo, and freezer pork.