Monthly Archives: April 2011

Take-A-Peak Chicken Coop Tour

Hello!  Hello!  Please Come, One And All!  You are invited to the Second Annual Take-A-Peak Chicken Coop Tour, of which we are a part!  (good grammar, huh?) Today was the first day, sorry I didn’t notify you before now, but … Continue reading

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Dream List Update

Remember back in January?  Remember when I showed you my Dream List?  Well, I’ve done some of them and some are in progress, so I thought I’d give you an update: Plant at least 6 fruit trees:  DONE!  2 apple, 1 cherry, … Continue reading

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Yesterday, In My Life As An Urban Farmgirl.

1.  Nightmare of goats in the kitchen eating the freshly roasted pumpkin seeds.  I got up at 6:30ish am. 2.  Got the kids ready for school. 3.  Milked.  Collected eggs.  Bottle fed the baby girl goat.  4.  Threw down some … Continue reading

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IT’S RAINING!!!!!!

Farmer’s, gardeners and The Coalition of Activists Against Dry Weather are doing a rain dance tonight.  A thank-you-for-finally-raining dance.  A Thank-God-The-Heavens-Finally-Opened-Up-And-Are-Pouring dance tonight.  A hallelujah.  A celebration.  We are having glowing premonitions of what our bone dry dirt yards and … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad

One of my favorite things about The Goat Cheese Making Class is the people I meet….And, I meet a lot of foodies, chefs and closet cooks.  Many of them talk about Caprese Salad.  Once I found out what it was, … Continue reading

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Tim’s Meat

If only you could taste these pictures.  But the pictures don’t do any justice to the meat.  They show you a slab of raw meat, then a cut into piece of cooked meat.  Great.  Big deal.  Well, let me tell … Continue reading

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Strawberries and Whipped Cream

The only challenge about this is that to make whipped cream from goat’s milk cream, you need patience.  And I mean it. I don’t have a separator and since goat’s milk is naturally homogenized, it gets only about 1/8 to … Continue reading

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The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe Ever

My six-year-old turned seven.  He requested this delicious, chocolatey, fudgey cake with the most to-die-for chocolate frosting.  I have had to limit the times per year that I make this cake, however, because the tire around my normally smallish waist … Continue reading

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Art and Rachel

Ohhhhh.  The big day.  The day Art and Rachel GOT The Beast.  The 30-something foot long 5th wheel trailer with 3 slide outs they’d been wanting.  Complete with the brand new truck to pull it.  They live up a really … Continue reading

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String Cheese Snake

How to get your kids to eat cheese: -  The Goat Cheese Lady

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