Hi! Welcome to The Farm Journal. I'm Kristen ~
Ben's wife, mama to four boys, & farm girl. Here are the everyday adventures of life on our farm.
As we prepare to welcome our fourth baby, I have been stocking the freezer with meals. I wanted to share some recipes with you that I have made for the freezer. Our family loves these meals! Greek Meatballs (for the freezer – I use pork & beef) served with freshly made flatbreads and tzatziki sauce made with homemade yogurt This meal […]
Refreshing, sweet and nostalgic: it’s the time of year for eggnog! I like to whip up a batch and share with friends, and serve it cold. It never lasts long around here! It’s a wonderful addition to your holiday table this Christmas season. Creambrook Holiday Eggnog 3 eggs 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 cups Creambrook […]
Over the Thanksgiving holiday, my sister-in-laws brought store-bought salted caramel and pumpkin spice coffee creamers to the farm. It was fun to add seasonal flavors to my morning latte, but the ingredients got me thinking: I could probably make my own coffee creamers with ingredients I can pronounce and no weird fillers or preservatives. And […]
My friend, Amy Rhodes, shared her favorite molasses cookie with me and it has become a family favorite, especially at Christmastime! Amy and her family are beef ranchers at the beautiful Salt River Ranch in Star Valley, Wyoming. They ship pure Wyoming protein nationwide, have a ranch goods store, and will soon offer ranch stays […]
As newlyweds nine years ago, Ben and I were given a whole duck from friends. They had raised and processed pastured duck for the first time and wanted us to try it. We had never eaten duck before, and to be honest, it sounded pretty intimidating to cook. I looked up a recipe online, roasted […]
This could change your life. :) I am excited to share this easy and delicious yogurt recipe with you! You won’t believe how simple it is to make your own yogurt at home. Food tastes so good when you make it yourself! I often get asked how I make yogurt for our family. For years […]
You will love this delicious, warm breakfast! Peach Baked Oatmeal is easy to throw together and enjoy for several meals! Ingredients: 2 cups sliced peaches or other fruit like berries (fresh, frozen, or canned) 4 eggs 0.5 cup sugar 0.5 cup oil (I use melted unsalted butter!) 6 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 4 tsp. baking […]
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