Chris’ Italian Meatballs

Homemade meatballs are a delicacy in America. In Italy, they’re just another meal your mom or nonna makes on a fairly regular basis. In our home meatballs are a monthly treat. Sometimes I make them with pork only. Other times I use a combination of veal, beef, and pork. We can get our beef and […]

Callie’s Caesar

Over here at Mable & Jack Farmstead we like to make our own mayonnaise. If you’ve never had homemade mayo you need to ASAP. We use our homemade mayo in many recipes, including crab cakes, chicken salad, deviled eggs, etcetera. In this recipe, they form the base of our caesar dressing. The dressing is the […]

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic is a slow growing crop and benefits from being planted in the fall so it can begin to develop a root system. There are two main types of garlic, hardneck and softneck. Hardneck garlic develops a scape that is both edible and delicious. It has a mild garlic flavor and can be made into […]

Roasted Chicken Salad with Local Greens

Having grown up in the South, few things scream “spring has arrived” like homemade chicken salad. As a child I hated the stuff because it usually came from the store in a plastic tub and could barely pass for edible. This version, however, is worthy enough to add to your weekly rotation. I’m going to […]