Farm Fresh Cooking
Looking for new recipes and fresh takes on old favorites, then look no further. The recipes on Farm Fresh Living have all been created and tested in our kitchen on our farm in Eastern Oregon. Check back frequently as our recipe index expands with delicious culinary dishes that incorporate the best of country living and fresh food with the ease of preparation that we all need. Enjoy!
Visit our article section for timely tips on cooking with fresh herbs, the benefits of organic food, how to choose a great wine and more.
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What are the Benefits of Choosing Organic Produce and Food? The term organic seems to be everywhere, but what does it really mean and what are the benefits to choosing organic food, produce, plants and products over non-organic alternatives; read our informational, non-biased article to find out.
Choosing Quality Cutlery - purchasing quality cutlery is a worthwhile investment if you love to cook! Read our informational article on what to look for when purchasing quality cutlery and how to care for and keep your knives sharp.
Tips for Cooking with Fresh Herbs - once you have started cooking with fresh herbs you will never want to go back those tasteless, freeze dried herbs that you typically buy at the grocery store. Not only do fresh herbs taste better, they are better for you!
How to Substitute Olive Oil for Butter in Recipes - Substituting olive oil for butter in recipes and general cooking is a
delicious way to get healthy and help lower your cholesterol. It
seems like a simple change, but switching from saturated fats to
monounsaturated fat to prepare your food can produce big benefits.
How to Freeze Basil - Basil is a tender herb that does not grow year around in USDA gardening zones 8 and below. Unlike many other fresh herbs, basil also does not do well if brought inside over the winter as it requires 10+ hours of daylight to thrive. Being basil lovers at Farm Fresh Living we have devised this easy way to enjoy fresh basil all season long!
Spicy Chili with Tricolor Pepper - this delicious chili is one of the all time favorites at our farm! Easy to make, you can substitute sausage, buffalo, elk or moose for the beef or make vegetarian if you like. The yellow, red and orange bell peppers give this spicy chili a unique flavor.
Spicy Turkey Curry with Cranberry Ginger Relish - you can whip up this healthy and fresh meal in a few minutes. Perfect for using up holiday turkey leftovers or make this simple, yet elegant dish anytime of the year. You can substitute chicken or tuna for the turkey in this recipe.
Butternut Squash with Pasta - we've paired two of our favorite foods, winter squash and pasta for a healthy, fast and delicious dinner. Winter squash contains an amazing amount of vitamin A and is low in calories, yet delicious way to get a powerful dose of vitamins. Just a 1/2 cup of baked butternut or buttercup squash has more than a full day's supply of this powerful cancer fighter!