I’m thankful for my husband, family, friends, job, and all that makes up Bramblestone Farm; but, the farm has made me appreciate some simple things that we sometimes don’t even recognize as the blessings they are.
Now that we’ve been harvesting, butchering, milking, and making so much of our own food; I have a much greater appreciation for where our food is coming from and how much work really goes into it. On a small farm, it takes a lot of time and work to milk animals, tend the fields, raise chickens, tend bees; and then to turn the raw materials into food.
So, this [...]
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Since Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming up, I wanted to share this recipe again. We’ve been making it so long we don’t remember where it came from, but know it turned the unappreciated, but obligatory sweet potatoes into a dish that gets requested every year. It’s both easy and delicious!
3 cups mashed yams or sweet potatoes
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup melted butter
1/4 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine yams, sugar, eggs, 1/4 cup butter, milk, and vanilla. Mix well and spread mixture in a casserole. Combine remaining butter, flour, brown sugar, and nuts. Sprinkle [...]
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