Sunday Dinner – Fakesgiving Turkey

Jess here, Happy Sunday! Today I wanted to share saga of this year’s turkey. I picked our bird up from the truck at the farm stand on Wednesday. Turkey number 144, all 23.4 pounds of him, of which I am most grateful and fortunate to be able to enjoy with […]

Meatless Monday – Potato Leek Soup

Happy Meatless Monday, My Fellow Springdellians!  Jess here.  Today was a great day to go meatless as we have a bounty of hearty veggies to work with.  Yesterday was also the last day of the first season of the Westford Community Gardens, so I was pulling up many veggies there […]

Meatless Monday – Ratatouille

Hello everyone, Jess here.  Today I won the late summer vegetable bingo.  Usually once a year, the sharebox houses all the ingredients I need to make the fabulous French vegetable dish known as ratatouille.  Today’s the day, folks!   There are many variations in ratatouille ingredients, but the usual suspects […]

Sunday Dinner- Roast Chicken with Rhubarb Chutney and Shredded Purple Potatoes

What a beautiful weekend camping!  I am grateful that my family didn’t mind the intermittent summer rain, the weather will be warm enough to dry out anything that got wet along the way, the equipment we used kept us mostly dry and cozy, and that technology was scarce allowing me to […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Irish Spring-dell Beef Stew

Top of the morning to you!   It’s another slow cooker week, as I have been working hard on my tiny contribution in bringing the new Westford Community Gardens to life.  It is so wonderful to see folks rallying around the idea of keeping our food sources local and sustainable.  So many towns around Westford […]