Parsnip Chestnut Soup

It’s been snowing for 24 hours straight with no end in sight. Taylor has been working out in the snow building our new greenhouse while I’ve been tending to the chickens, Henry, and keeping a close eye on the wood stove to make sure our fire (that’s been going for 2 weeks straight) doesn’t burn...more

Spiced Sweet Potato Molasses Muffins

I feel like I’m nesting! After the most stressful farm season of our lives I’ve been spending almost every waking hour curled by the wood stove drinking tea and reading or standing in the kitchen preparing food. It’s an interesting feeling...more

Lentil & Mushroom Ragù

We’ve had our first snow storm at the farm and comfort food is what we’re craving. This simple pasta is tossed with a lentil ragù and is not only hearty, but is vegan to boot. I served this dish with my favorite almond crumbled (which stands in for parmesan cheese) and a giant glass of red wine...more

Miso Chicken with Cauliflower Mash

I make a compound of miso, honey and unsalted butter almost weekly to have on hand for smearing on toasted baguette or as a dip for raw veggies and/or crackers. You can check out my compound butter recipe here on the sauce page. In this particular dish I’ve rubbed the compound butter all over chicken thighs and drumsticks which are then roasted to golden perfection ....more

Maple-Bourbon Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Now this is the way to serve brussels sprouts! They’re sautéed until perfectly crisp and get bulked up with roasted chestnuts and pomegranate seeds before getting tossed in a lovely maple-bourbon sauce. ...more

Curried Sweet Potato Bisque

We are due for stormy weather over the weekend here at Tumbleweed Farm. Snow is in the forecast and I’ve...more

Sweet Potato Morning Glory Muffins

Taylor’s favorite kind of muffin is a morning glory muffin....more

Rutabaga & Beef Stew

Taylor and I are busy gearing up for a long and cold winter here at the farm. As a result, we are in total panic mode in the food department. We go through this every season in the late fall and spend a lot of our time digging up the remainder of the root crops that are still out in the fields ....more

Butternut Kale Pasta with White Wine Cashew Cream

Thank you all for your sweet comments on instagram...more

Turnip Miso Soup

Before I get to this post I want to give you all a heads up that things are going to start looking quite a bit different on the blog very soon (they may even look different right now!). Not to worry though… Over the past 6 months I’ve been working on a redesign with an emphasis on veggies! I wan’t you to be able to search recipes by special diet, or by main ingredient ....more