Milking Cows Again

Last weekend proved to be an exciting one with the birth of two new calves. Both calves were bull calves, and although I would have preferred to have heifers, I am very happy that these babies are healthy. Of course, both cows decided to birth on a cold and rainy...
Calving Season

Calving Season

Now that lambing season is done I get to prepare for calving season. I dried up all of the milking girls back in December so that we could get a much needed break from milking. I sent three girls to a neighbors farm so that they could be bred with his beef bull, while...

Raw Milk Ice-cream, the Recipe

When we brought home our very first family milk cow, we were excited to try a raw milk ice-cream recipe. I tried several different recipes before I finally came up with one that was super simple and super delicious. Over the years we have used this recipe as a base...

Ricotta Cheese Pancakes, the Recipe

I want to share a ricotta cheese pancake recipe that I often use. Pancakes are always a much loved meal in this house, but ricotta cheese pancakes are the best. If you have ever needed a great way to use up some ricotta cheese, look no further.   Ricotta Cheese...

How to Make Ricotta Cheese

    How to Make Ricotta Cheese If you ever wanted to get started making cheese, here is an easy starter cheese that uses only a few ingredients. Ricotta cheese is what I call the gateway cheese. Once you make it, you start to wonder what other cheeses can be made at...