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Christmas Gifts We Love!

Sheet-Pan Sausage and Fall Vegetables

This sheet pan sausage and vegetables recipe offers up great fall flavors and with easy prep it makes for a perfect quick and easy dinner in no time. Potatoes I love fingerlings. The shape, the flavor, how quickly they cook up. What is not to love? Fingerlings are an actual… Continue reading →

Cinnamon Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Light and fluffy cinnamon spiced pumpkin pancakes topped with cinnamon praline butter and chopped pecans are full of autumn flavors. This is by far is one of the best pumpkin pancake recipes I have every made (thus far). Oh, I know, everyone says that. But legit it really is. It’s… Continue reading →

Penne with Sausage and Pumpkin Tomato Sauce

This baked penne recipe is our favorite cozy comfort food. I add pumpkin to the tomato sauce for a silky-smooth sauce and replace the mozzarella with a creamy parmesan fondue. Are you tired of the same old pasta dish? This recipe takes the boring midweek pasta to the next level… Continue reading →

Fall Entryway

This year I am decorating the entryway for fall with soft oranges and muted greens for a soft and inviting feel as you enter our home. Welcome to Cedar Oak Farms! “create a warm & inviting feel” Pops of autumn color placed here and there, simple seasonal pieces and scented… Continue reading →

Chocolate Mint Tart

A decadent chocolate mint tart! A baked chocolate pie crust topped with layers of mint white chocolate and dark chocolate ganaches. If you have been following my blog, you already know my garden is the inspiration for many of my recipes. You also know I adore my herbs. None more… Continue reading →

Pork Ragu with Squash and Sage Pappardelle

This is one of those perfect fall dishes that takes advantage of the fall vegetables and herbs. Pork simmered in a rich and savory broth served with pappardelle, sage, and thinly sliced butternut squash. Our fall vegetable garden, much like the season itself, is filled with color. Pumpkins, squashes, and… Continue reading →


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Hi Everyone! I’m Ella. Welcome to my farm. I am so happy you are here. I love the country, gardening, and turning old and forgotten into “Wow! Follow me as I plant, remodel, upcycle, and share some farm-to-table recipes. But, I’m not going to glamour it up. I’m going to share the good, the bad, and the ugly. Because, hey, isn’t that life.


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