DBF’s Top 5 Grows: #2 COLLARD GREENS

Man, do I love a hearty green. See, I grew up on foraged greens (and cultivated ones too, but it’s the rustic, ‘ground to table’ things that stick out the most to me from my youth.) Coming from a small town with very meager means, we were ALL about living off the land as much…

Quick Update: Lots happening ’round here!

Just a quick little update on things around the Farm and what is going on with the site(s) and products. First off, what has taken most of my time lately has been finishing off the garden and getting everything ready in terms of the outside property for this growing season. Any moment there is not…

Macaron Challenge: Sunshine Daydream Creamsicle

This is a fun little twist on a basic single color macaron with a smooth, citrusy filling. Yesterday it was 73 degrees up here in NH and that means it is time to start thinking about ice cream, popcicles and all sorts of fun summery treats! With that, in mind, here is the Orange Creamsicle…

Basic Macaron Shell (Italian Method)

For years, I dreaded trying to make French Macarons at home. The instructions were complicated. The ingredients EXPENSIVE. There were so many “if you do THIS, they will be horrible” caveats in the posts that I over-hyped the difficulty and under-anticipated that even poorly executed macs are DELICIOUS. And the worst thing? I stopped myself…