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Spring Ricotta w/ Rosemary Infused Honey

Spring Ricotta w/ Rosemary Infused Honey

Spring is a glorious time of the year, bringing forth new life after a long winter slumber. Now that the snow has "mostly" melted away, crocuses have shown themselves, providing a vibrant purple color not seen in many months.

Butternut-Sage & Oyster Mushroom Frittata

Butternut-Sage & Oyster Mushroom Frittata

This morning I woke before sunrise to open windows and a cool breeze passing through the room. I am loving these cooler mornings, which are still not cold enough to justify making a fire. 44 North French Press lead to family time and a quick egg breakfast with the most amazing loaf of spelt bread baked in a wood fired oven by Tinder Hearth Bakery in Brooksville, Maine. 

Roasted Winter Squash-Kefir Smoothie

Roasted Winter Squash-Kefir Smoothie

With the onset of autumn, winter squashes are back and will become a staple ingredient over the next few months. Kefir is one of my favorite fermented beverages and the most fitting way for me to consume dairy.

Maple-Mustard Beets

Maple-Mustard Beets

I've got a lot of love for beets. I'm not quite sure how or why, but they are easily one of my favorite vegetables. Maybe it's their intense color that always stains my hands when I peel away their skin or it could be the deep, earthy flavor that tastes reminiscent of the soil they are grown in. Either way, I can dig into beets any time of the year and prepared just about any possible way.

Egg Week ~ Put an Egg on It!

Egg Week ~ Put an Egg on It!

For those of you who raise chickens in your backyard, you may know what it's like to have heaps of eggs in the pantry at all times. Since I began raising chickens, I have become accustomed to consuming eggs nearly every day, and sometimes, at multiple meals. Eggs are quick to prepare, packed with quality fats, and the perfect delivery system for various sauces and condiments.