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Loaded Potato Soup

Hungry for soup but want something more filling? Try this loaded potato soup! I’ve been looking for the *perfect* potato soup recipe with the right ratio of potato:bacon:spice and finally…

Classic Apple Pie

Happy National Pie Day! What’s a better way to celebrate than with the classic apple pie? I had every intention of turning out a couple of pies last night and…

Garden-fresh tomatoes

Tomayto, Tomahto

Has the Hunt’s “no GMOs in sight” tomato field campaign/subsequent response blown up anyone else’s newsfeed this week? All any of this really is anymore is a marketing tactic (and it’s…

The Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Wow, Thanksgiving sure came up quickly this year! 2015 is quickly winding down and harvest is finished or coming to a close across the United States. Now comes the season that reminds…

Apple Cookies

November is here and with it comes fall baking. My parents had an abundance of apples this fall from the three apple trees in their orchard…which means I was sent…

Why Do We Have Strawberries in the Winter?

I was really disappointed when I opened my daily news email theSkimm this morning. There’s always a feature at the end, which often defines a common acronym. GMO is a…

Who’s Telling Your Story?

If you’ve checked out my blog or follow me on social media, you’ve probably figured out that I have a passion for agriculture. I’m a farm kid, but moved to…

Four Food Buzzwords and What They Really Mean

“All natural” “Locally grown” “But it’s organic” “I only eat grass-fed beef” We’ve all encountered these phrases, whether they came up during conversation or were printed across the produce bin…

Jumping on the Gluten-Free Bandwagon

If you’ve ever had the thrilling opportunity to accompany me to the grocery store, you have probably seen me randomly stop  in the middle of a packed grocery aisle and…

14 Facts About Your Bacon

Scrolling through BuzzFeed last week, I happened across an article “14 Things You Need To Know About Your Bacon” (You can read it here). I opened it because, well- bacon.…