What a Great Spring!

We are tentatively firing up the tractors and getting ready for spring.  I have called the lime spreader and hopefully he will be ready to lime our fields this week.  In farming, timing can be critical and for the Klesick Family Farm, with all of our diversity, we need to lime as early as possible. …

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What a Great Spring!

We are tentatively firing up the tractors and getting ready for spring.  I have called the lime spreader and hopefully he will be ready to lime our fields this week.  In farming, timing can be critical and for the Klesick Family Farm, with all of our diversity, we need to lime as early as possible. …

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Cinnamon-Ants-on-Sticks

Ingredients 1 large stalk celery, cut into 3 pieces 3 tablespoons peanut butter 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons raisins Directions Place the celery pieces on a clean surface, hollow part facing up, and sprinkle evenly with cinnamon. Spoon peanut butter into the hollow, and arrange raisins on top.

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Sauteed Cauliflower with Turmeric

The best way to prepare this dish is to cut cauliflower florets in quarters and let them sit for 5-10 minutes; this allows time for the production of phenethyl isothiocyanates, which form when cruciferous vegetables are cut, but stops when they are heated. Then sprinkle with turmeric and healthy sauté (see description below) on medium…

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40 Acres and a Mule

Lately, I have been thinking about the phrase, “40 acres and a mule.”  My perspective of what this actually may have looked like, back in the 1800s when our government was giving out land, is colored by the fact that part of our farm is horse powered. Although my hunch is that not all of…

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On the hunt

by Ashley Rodriquez I have recently become aware of a sub-culture that exists in the ever growing world of food lovers. The people that exist in this culture are passionate, determined, generous, adventurous, tough, gentle and secretive. They are at times self-less and giving and conversely elusive and greedy. For the mushroom hunter, finding the…

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