Category: Recipes

Spinach & Mushroom Calzones {Vegetarian}

We might raise our own meat: beef, pork, and chicken – but we also choose to eat vegetarian once or twice a week for health purposes as well as the financial benefits. A fresh batch of ricotta and mozzarella make these calzones the perfect…

Spiced Applesauce Cake

The aroma is what hits me first. Spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger need no introduction. They are earthy – subconsciously causing you to take deep breaths. Inhaling, closing your eyes, and physically feeling the warmth of cool season spices with all senses. At…

Beef Bone Broth

The taste of warm broth from healthy bones is what people have savored over multiple generations. Stocks were sold in early restaurants, and weary travelers were often greeted with the comfort of a hot mug of bone tea. At Spengler Farms, we insist on…

Nourishing 36 hour Chicken Stock – or is it bone broth?

What is the difference between Stock and Bone Broth? Actually, not much. They are practically the same product, with different names. Stock and bone broth are almost always made from vegetables and bones. The main difference between the two is that stock is cooked…

Cheddar Herb Biscuits

Today we had our first snow in Kansas, and the kids were so excited! Well, their momma was excited too. We had our overalls, gloves, and coats on – ready to take care of the animals – as soon as the sun was up….

Fresh Pasta to Feed the Family

Freshly made pasta takes a little time, but rivals all store purchased dried pastas, that contain too many ingredients and preservatives to count. The texture, the taste, and the smell of handmade pasta welcomes you to a meal that deserves savoring. I have another…

French Bread

“For is there any practice less selfish, any labor less alienated, any time less wasted, than preparing something delicious and nourishing for people you love?”– Michael Pollan Traditional French Bread only has four ingredients: Flour, Yeast, Water, Salt. To enhance flavor, my recipe has…

Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding

I know a Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding isn’t necessarily the first thing you think of when planning your Christmas menu, but somehow it always ends up on my breakfast list. I made this dish for family one year, and it has been requested every…

Tomato Jam Braised Short Ribs (Instant Pot edition)

Last night we had the most delicious meal of Short Ribs, Mashed Potatoes, and Beet Greens. However, we were only home for twenty minutes to prepare it all. “How did you accomplish such a task?”, you might ask. My answer – The All Magic,…

Cast Iron Steak with Garlic Rosemary Infused Butter

We love a tender juicy steak, but have you thought much about your steak? The average beef you find in supermarkets is generally raised in a feedlot setting. The cattle are raised in close proximity, often in not so favorable conditions, and fed grain….

Simple Pasta

As you know, I just finished canning my tomatoes for the season, and fresh pasta with my homemade pasta sauce has been on the table nearly every day, thanks to the persistent requests of my children. As fate will have it, my pasta sauce…

The Secrets to a Delicious Pasta Sauce

I just finished up canning all of my tomatoes for the season, and thought I would share my secrets, and a large batch canning recipe for a delicious, thick, packed with flavor spaghetti sauce. I make this sauce (and double it) every year and…

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