Dutch Oven Ham with Apples and Winter Squash

As much as I love the bounty and freshness of the summer harvest, as we transition into autumn season meals, I love the richness and higher prevalence of umami flavor in fall meals. Have you heard of umami? Described by the Japanese word, it has been discovered as the fifth primary taste, right along with…

Spring Cleaning Breakfast – Carol McFarland

The days are getting longer and warmer and it sounds like the local chickens (at least those at Link’d Hearts Ranch) are starting to ramp up production again. I call this the “Spring Cleaning Breakfast” because eggs, mushrooms, cilantro, green onions and the vitamin C in strawberries are all supposed to support the body in…