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Lavender Simple Syrup

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Tuesday February 08, 2011   -   By Blossomfarm

Lavender simple syrup Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup lavender flower buds Heat 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar until sugar is disolved. Add 1/4 cup of lavender flowers and allow to simmer on low heat for 10 minutes. If desired, add a few...

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Icing

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday September 15, 2010   -   By WFM

Jean Monaco of Martin’s demonstrated this dish at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on September 11, 2010.  Makes 2 loaves. Ingredients ~ ...

Rosalyn's Zesty Fruit Dip

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday August 31, 2010   -   By WFM

Rosalyn Taylor of Hampton Roads Food Safety Co . demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on August 21, 2010 1 ? 8 oz. pkg. of cream cheese 1/3 cup of sugar 1/4 cup of concentrated frozen pineapple juice or...

Summer Tea's are here!

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Monday June 28, 2010   -   By Laura & Mike

Summer is here and so is our extensive live of sugar free and caffeine free herb and flower teas!  Naturally sweet and kids will beg for more! Try our favorites (and most popular!) Owens Acres Suntea, Flush of Red, Chamomile Verbena, Lavender...

Winter Continues

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Saturday February 27, 2010   -   By Chris

It was "supposed to, maybe, probably, it could" snow all week here in Connecticut.  We had rain.  But...Friday came and so did the snow.  Finally! The maple buckets are in the woods and there is a fresh layer of clean,...

The Sap Flows!

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday February 22, 2010   -   By Chris

It took only a few hours and a sunny morning to get about 100 taps in.  We dug out the buckets, lids, tools, and spouts, loaded up the trucks, and headed across town to the sugar bush. The owners of the land that we use have been hard at work...

Bringin' In the Wood...Maple Anyone?

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Thursday February 18, 2010   -   By Chris

With the roof on, the trees tapped, and SNOW in the forecast, it was time to bring in some of our dry firewood. Our design of a post/pole building leaves plenty of open room for the sunshine, for fresh air and ventilation, and for stacking...

Work on the Sugar Hut Continues...Frantically!

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday February 15, 2010   -   By Chris

We've been planning for a couple of weeks to tap the maple trees today (President's Day).  So...for the past couple of days we've been frantically working on getting the sugaring hut finished up. Erica and I were able to move the evaporator--about 1...

Maple Sugarin'

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday February 07, 2010   -   By Chris

It's just about time to pull out all of the equipment and head out to the woods!  This week we have lots in store at the farm... 100's of buckets, lids, tubing, and spouts will need to be rinsed off, loaded into our truck, and driven across town to...

Brown Sugar Apple PIe

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Wednesday November 11, 2009   -   By Cynthia

Steve groans with pleasure as he savors a big bite.  Make this apple pie soon.  Surround it with a whole grain butter crust.   Use local apples.  Simple pleasures.  

Construction Continues on the Sugar Shack

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday October 25, 2009   -   By Chris

Last weekend we started to put the roof together for our sugar shack.  It will ultimately be an open-walled pole structure to house our maple syrup evaporator.  We'll be able to make much more syrup once we're able to get a roof overhead the whole...

Upon Building a Sugaring Shack

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday September 01, 2009   -   By Chris

There are lots of new things here at the farm.  We're always keeping busy... Work has begun on the Sugar Shack.  We decided that since we really enjoy the outside aspect of sugaring--especially on those sunny late-winter noons--that we'd build...

Lime Boost

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Friday August 21, 2009   -   By Cynthia

Make a refreshing drink, liven up fish tacos or recharge your athlete by keeping a jar of Lime Boost in the refrigerator.  

What's happening Tuesday at the market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Sunday May 31, 2009   -   By Kentucky Proud

What a beautiful day Saturday turned out to be. Mother Nature was very cooperative by holding off the rain until after the market and that meant that our shoppers could enjoy the sunshine as much as we did. Speaking of shoppers, it was wonderful to see so many...

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Blog: Gladstone's Under The Sun   -   Friday May 15, 2009   -   By Craig

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Sugarin' Season Un-Plugged

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Wednesday April 15, 2009   -   By Chris

With the end of the maple sugarin' season come and gone, it is time to start cleaning up the pails and buckets and taps.  There is lots of equipment to dismantle, carry in from the woods, and clean. Yesterday, Erica spent 6 hours at least scrubbing,...

Maple Sugarin' Update

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Friday March 13, 2009   -   By Chris

It's time for an update on the maple sugarin' here in Connecticut.  It's been a really busy week--with a brief trip to our favorite Phishing hole last weekend (more on this later)--but we're full scale on our maple syrup operation right now.  We've...

A Grandfather's Painting

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Friday February 20, 2009   -   By Chris

Here is a photo that my Uncle sent me after I mentioned one of my Grandfather's paintings in a previous post.  I am not sure when he painted this one, but the one below of him actually painting is from 1963.  I imagine that Grandpa painted the snowy...

Making Sugar: Part Two

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Wednesday February 18, 2009   -   By Chris

It's back into the woods to start gathering sap.  It's been still pretty cold at night--it got down to 10 here last night--but the sun is doing its work during the day and there is sap to be gathered.  Here's Liev making his way across our smaller...

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