Drowned Taquitos

Taquitos filled with a blend of roast beef, golden potatoes, and beans then rolled into a tight cigar and submerged in savory tomato broth.

Beef chuck roast is simmered in a savory vegetable broth until it is fork tender leaving behind a deep red savory sauce. Flour tortillas are dipped in the crimson sauce, rolled around the shredded beef mixture and pressed into tight cigar shaped tubes and deep fried to golden perfection.

Garnished with shredded lettuce and fresco Cotija that melts into the broth, hanging, suspended between liquid and solid. What you have in the end is a delirious spice-infused goop that you can eat with your spoon even when the taquitos are gone.

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Masa Harina Pork Chops with Roasted Vegetables

Pan fried masa harina breaded pork chops that fry up crispy on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside.

Look up Masa Harina and you’ll probably get a thousand tamale recipes to pop up. That’s fair. Masa Harina and corn tortillas go hand-in-hand, But don’t stop there. There are so many other ways to use masa harina. A 50/50 blend of all-purpose flour and masa harina in your bread recipes will bake up a slightly sweet and nutty loaf. Like flour it can be used as a thickener which adds another layer of texture and flavor. Champurrado, the traditional Mexican hot chocolate, is made with masa harina. I’m not going lie, this both appalls and intrigues me at the same time. Yet, hands down, my favorite way to use it is as a breading. Masa harina’s gritty texture and rich corn flavor makes it ideal for dredging.

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Southwestern Style Chowder

A farm-to-table Southwestern style chowder filled with farm fresh chicken, corn, and chile.

This is one of those beautiful one pot meals filled with intense flavor that alternates between savory and spicy. I really love the Southwestern flavor infusion in a chowder, and I think you will to. Hearty, yet healthy, it will leave you feeling a bit sad because your full belly is going to tell you to put the spoon down and you’re not going to want to. Thankfully it makes a large batch so you can have leftovers for lunch. That is if someone doesn’t beat you to them. When it comes to this chowder, it’s every man for himself.

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Strawberry Vanilla Pancakes

A light and fluffy vanilla pancake batter with bits of fresh strawberries folded in.

What is your favorite fruit? I’ve never been much of a fruit person preferring veggies to fruit until the day I was introduced to strawberries. Our babysitter brought some over picked fresh from her family farm. Once she sliced into those plump red delights and I caught a whiff of that fruity, rose-like aroma I was hooked.

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Vendor Fair

1st Annual Vendor Fair

AUGUST 21, 2021 ~ 10 AM until 2 PM

The annual vendor fair is set for August 21, 2021 and will run along side our regular “Market on the Farm”. We are excited to bring more local Illinois talent onto the farm. Here is a partial list of the vendors that will be onsite:

221 Bee Honey – Honey, Lip Balm, Lotion Bars
Bamboo Truck (The) – Handmade Crocheted Items
Blossom’s Barn – Organic Skincare
Caroline Goldsmith Art – Hand Painted Artwork
Cedar Oak Farms – Gourmet Spices, Oils, Sauces
Chic N Threads Boutique – Effortless and Affordable Clothing Apparel
Color Street – nail polish strips
Cow Creek Organic Farm – Beef
J Russells Workshop – Lathe Turned Pens
Lularoe Clothing – Comfortable clothing in unique patterns
Ludwig Farmstead Creamery – Cheese
Mary Kay – Cosmetics, Skincare, Body Care
Miller Pork Farm – Pork
Munger Manor Farm – Farm Fresh Produce
Nettie’s Petals – Fresh Cut Flowers
Pasted Willow – Original & Printed Paper Mosaic Art
Point Pleasant Cattle Company – Ag Photos and Cards
Scentsy – Aromatic Home Scents & Décor
Uniquities by El. Denae – Jewelry
Wildflowers – Hand Painted Artwork

Other activities to enjoy:
Live music from: The Hood Family Band!
Artistic cupcakes and desserts!
Handmade Chocolate Mint & Vanilla Ice Cream!
All day Tacos!