Potage au Shrimp (aka shrimp stew)

 

Shrimp Stew

Potage au Shrimp

During the week we manage our farm, a slaughter house/processing plant/smokehouse, and a food distribution company.  We love being busy and intellectually challenged.  There are days when everything together feels unmanageable, but mostly it is the most amazing life I never knew I always wanted.

Plus we have two kids, our daughter is almost 4 and in preschool half-days 3 days a week. Our son is almost 2 and he’s with me 24/7. Our weekdays go like this — Continue reading

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Bone Broth – Rebirth

They Said It Would Change Your Life….

Ever had one of those arguments that changes your relationships when it’s over?  I don’t mean the “break-up” fight, no this argument is something different.  This one changes how you view yourself and all your relationships.  An argument that changes you.

I have experienced one of those with my best friend and it’s been wonderful-terrible.  For my entire life food or drink has been a safe haven when I’m feeling blue- aka emotional eater.  The argument made me aware of all these crutches.  Among other things, it made me re-look at the example I’m setting for my kids.

From pain comes rebirth… Continue reading

White Bean Tuscan Soup

I am really excited to be joining the team of bloggers at farmgraze. Before I share my experience with creating a family meal I would like to take a moment to introduce myself. I am a busy mother of wo living in Pittsburgh. I have a Ph. D. in Psychology but decided to actively lean out of the academic job market two years ago to focus on taking care of my kids and pursuing other passions (like writing). Continue reading