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Category: Eggs

Sausage & Spaetzle

I know that if you were to count, the number of times I use the words “easy” and “delicious” would top the charts! But that’s all to say, the recipes I want to share with you need to be both. I’ve found that spaetzle is an easier alternative than pasta for many dishes. While it…
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Crumb Top or Not: Our two favorite muffins

Muffins were always a huge treat growing up and they still are! Getting up early to mix these and bake for breakfast does take a bit of planning. Jake is the baker in our household and so when he makes these, it is always appreciated! Our favorite way to eat these are with generous curls…
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What’s in Season?

What’s in season now? and what’s to come? Each year we reflect on our goal to raise enough of each of our products to provide them to you on a year-round basis. Our “what’s in season” infographic, above is a visual representation of that goal. In the winter, we review what you purchased, how much…
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Gyoza Inspired Meatballs & Scallion Pancakes

When we see the first scallions of the season at farmers’ market, it is time for this dynamic duo! These two recipes combine for a delicious meal designed to enliven your meal planning. We use a pound each of pork & beef to make a double batch of these meatballs. If that feels like a…
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Raisin French Toast

This recipe is an adaptation of the one Abby grew up loving. Bob (Abby’s dad) used to make trays of this on cold winter mornings. Now we make it on Sunday mornings after we’ve done chores as a second breakfast. We use the entire loaf, aiming for enough leftovers to make Monday mornings a bit…
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What’s a Pullet?

If you’ve visited Apple Creek Farm’s booth at your local farmers’ market lately then you’ve seen a stack of egg cartons labeled, pullet. Enough visitors have looked across the table at me and wondered, “What’s a pullet?” that I figured a public explanation is in order. According to the dictionary, pullet is a noun meaning a young hen,…
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Who Else Lives on the Farm?

These days the farm is a blank canvas, a landscape draped in snow. It might be easy to only see our animals, content in their winter quarters but to do so would ignore all the wild animals who share our farm. We’ve seen the tracks of the smallest residents, red squirrels on up to the…
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How to Put the Meat in Meal Planning

In our house, dinner is often discussed over breakfast. The dreaded question, “What do you want for dinner?” usually elicits a heavy sigh. Despite being farmers and enthusiastic cooks with access to seasonal vegetables and a wide variety of meat on hand, meal planning isn’t any easier for us than it might be for you.…
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October Newsletter

October weather has run the gamut from typical frosty mornings following bright, clear nights to balmy, tropical feeling days. It is strange to have the varied hues of fall while the temperature feels like July. Like every fall, I have to retrace my steps at the day’s end to collect cast off long sleeve shirts…
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May Newsletter

Thank you for a great start to the season! Our crowdfunding campaign was successful due to your support. We’ll be sure to keep you updated on our progress throughout the season. Several of you asked about the nest box technology we’ll be using. One of the companies that makes the “Roll-away” nest boxes we’ll be…
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