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Blog Entries - 2015

Ohio Proud

Posted on: November 18, 2015
We are excited to announce that we are now Ohio Proud Certified! The Ohio Proud logo ensures that you are getting Ohio-made and grown products. By buying Ohio Proud items you are putting your money back into the local economy and supporting local farmers. read more …

Two Dinners - One Roast

Posted on: November 14, 2015
Tags: Recipes

The versatility of a roast is unprecedented.  Being empty nesters, a two meal roast is an ideal way to utilize leftovers. Both meals are low maintenance, healthy, and extremely easy.

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Rosemary & Garlic Pan-Fried Lamb Chops

Posted on: November 9, 2015
Tags: Recipes
We have a very busy household with both of us working full time, raising our son, and tending to our animals so a healthy quick meal is something we relish. We also are a family that loves our pasture raised lamb. This recipe is a perfect marriage of things read more …

Apple and Herb Roasted Pork Loin

Posted on: October 16, 2015
Tags: Recipes
I love fall trips to the orchard, and I always end up getting more apples than I can humanly eat. Apples however, pair perfectly with pork! I used my apple slicer and made a nice bed of apples in the bottom of the roasting pan. Then I mixed a small bowl of read more …

Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs

Posted on: September 24, 2015
Tags: Recipes
Guilty as charged! Spaghetti is one of my fail-safe meals. I always feel like I'm taking the easy route when I make spaghetti so I try to spice it up a little and make it more interesting. This time, in addition to my ground beef spaghetti sauce, I baked some read more …

Big Batch Lasagna

Posted on: August 25, 2015
Tags: Recipes
When it begins to feel like fall, like it has this week, I start thinking about hearty warm foods like soups, stews, casseroles, and yes lasagna. Whenever I make lasagna I make a big batch and freeze it. Fall is a busy time of year for farmers so we like to read more …

Summer Pork Burgers

Posted on: July 27, 2015
Tags: Recipes

Nothing says summer to me like pork burgers on the grill with veggies from my garden.  When it's as hot and muggy as it is here, the grill is a fabulous solution to not making your house unbearably hot.

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Stuffed Pork Chops

Posted on: July 21, 2015
This is a recipe that my mom made for us growing up. A yummy dish that warms your insides. Some call it comfort food; I call it mom food.  I start by cutting my chops 3/4- 1 inch thick, and then you cut a "pocket" in the chop that will hold your read more …

Crock-pot Ranch Chicken

Posted on: June 25, 2015
Tags: Recipes

Attention busy moms, families on the go, and those of you who just don’t want to toil in the kitchen! All you need for this low maintenance meal is chicken breasts or tenderloins, one can of cream of chicken soup, and a packet of ranch seasoning.

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Pork Chops on the Grill

Posted on: June 19, 2015
Tags: Recipes

Pork chops on the grill are a wonderful summer treat in my family. They are very easy, wonderfully scrumptious, and cooking them on the grill won't turn your house into a sauna! I start with a whole loin and slice the chops 1/2inch to 3/4 inch, depending on my mood.

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Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Mint

Posted on: May 19, 2015
Tags: Recipes
We love lamb! It great to try new things and if any of you have a garden mint is a very easy herb to grow (and if you don't have a garden mint is great for an indoor planter too). So mix your fresh mint with some very fresh wholesome lamb and give this recipe read more …

You Are What You Eat

Posted on: May 18, 2015
We have all heard the expression time and time again you are what you eat. That did get me thinking though today as I drove past a McDonald's with two drive through lanes overflowing with customers --- are we then fast, cheap, super sized, or just fake?  read more …