Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, In : Recipes 


3/4 cup butter, softened
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3 eggs
1 (15 oz) can solid-pack pumpkin
2 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup buttermilk

For the frosting:
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 cups confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 Tbsp good maple syrup
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Preaheat oven to 350. Line 2 cupcake tins with paper liners and s...

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Roasted Butternut Squash “Risotto”

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, In : Recipes 

Yield: 6-8 servings

1 lb butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces
1-2 Tbsp REAL olive oil (Did you know your olive oil is likely fake?)
1 medium head cauliflower (should yield 1 1/2 lbs of florets)
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 Tbsp REAL butter or ghee 
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup homemade chicken broth, divided (or if homemade isn’t available, find out where to get real bone broth without hidden MSG)
1 Tbsp chopped sage
Salt and pepper, to taste 

Preheat oven to 425 F.

Place the butternut squ...

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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


Cost SAVINGS Of Eating Organic vs. Processed Foods

The Truth About Eggs - What store bought egg labels really mean

An interesting article about Skim Milk

Attention Allergy Sufferers (Could it be Soy?)

How corporations put the spin on food
Interview with Michael Pollan in Cleveland

Ever wonder where your milk is from? Type in the code on your milk carton or other dairy product.

Freezing Fresh Vegetables, an OSU extension guide

Freezing Fresh Fruit, an OSU extension guide

Monsanto Tumbles Down, e-magazine article about GMO crops

What Are We Eating? PDF chart - What the average American Consumes In A Year

Listen In - The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, discussion about Organic Food Standards. 



Feeding children - 3 book recommendations











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