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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Over-Stuffed Acorn Squash & the Sexist Mandolin

Last week I used this blog as a motivator to try and branch out and experiment with a weeknight meal. Usually during the week we stick to a simple formula: Monday is pasta, Tuesday is turkey tacos, Wednesday we have fish, Thursday we usually have some kind of pork or chicken or a second pasta dish, and Friday is pizza. 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