Organic Food

Venison Chili: A True Local Feast

I know some people have mixed feelings about hunting. But if you are going to be a meat eater and/or a locavore, then you might want to support your responsible local hunters. Because the truth is, there is not much that’s more spiritual than eating meat that was raised in the wild and free on […]

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Stealth Organic Movie Popcorn

It’s movie season; all the best movies seem to come out this time of year. Wait, actually, every season is movie season.  And I confess, I love buttered popcorn. At the movies. Or rather, during the movie previews…. I want to be all stuffed and buttered before the actual movie starts, so I can concentrate. […]

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Kid-Approved Organic Halloween Candy Taste Test

By guest blogger Dana Blinder The eerie orange glow of candles, a dark parade of costumes, and pillowcases full of candy—the season for spooks, scares, and screams is approaching. Halloween is great for scary movies, haunted houses, and spooky costumes, but not for terrifying treats. Study the Frankenstein-like ingredients list on the back of any […]

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A Visit to My Kitchen: Michel Nischan

Michel Nishan is in my kitchen today, talking about living his life organically in terms of both food and sports. Read what he has to say about how his children have inspired him to take on an organic lifestyle, and what kayaking brings to his life. Michel is a sustainable-food-movement leader, chef, author and businessman. […]

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Float of the Month for October: How to Make a Purple Cow

Fall is the time when the grapes are ripe, and the grape harvest makes fresh grape juice and wines. As many of you know, I don’t drink wine, anymore, but I do love a good crisp glass of grape juice every now and then. Even better is to make a fizzy and refreshing grape float, […]

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Herbal Water Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the following winners! You will be contacted by email for further information. 1. Jen V. 2. Marjorie Spadoni 3. Todd Pollock 4. JoAnn Quattrone 5. Anna 6. Doug 7. Samantha 8. Brian Morales 9. Koren Chan 10. Marcy Wentworth 11. Jessica Anger 12. Loretta Ramseyer Related Posts:Find more helpful news and tips from

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Creamed Chipped Dried Beef on Toast—A Real PA breakfast!

Round these parts, go into any good diner worth its PA Dutch salt and you will see creamed chipped dried beef on toast on the menu. It may sound strange, but it really isn’t. In fact, I’ve decided that it’s the kissing cousin of biscuits and sausage gravy down South. Not sure of the relations […]

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Sweepstakes Rules

Sweepstakes Official Rules Template with Web or E-mail Entry Method Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen Garden Guru OFFICIAL RULES   NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning.  The “Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen Garden Guru” (the “Sweepstakes”) […]

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