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New Packages for Winter 2017

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: member news, newsletter

We've put together some great new packages for our members. Read to learn more about packages now available for 2017.



When it Gets Cold on the Farm

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

A lot people wonder what life is like on the farm when it gets cold. Here's a little peek.



Pasteurize your eggs

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: eggs, recipes, newsletter, sous vide

If you plan on eating eggs raw and want to skip the salmonella risk, this article is for you.



Vanilla Pudding

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, dessert, eggs, newsletter

Homemade pudding is totally worth it!



Beef Tri Tip Roast

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: beef, roasts, recipes, newsletter

OK, honestly, this is the best roast I've ever had and it was SO simple....



Perfectly Cooked Chicken Thighs

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: handbook, recipes, newsletter, article

Slow growth chicken is nothing like the fast growth factory genetics found at the farmers' and supermarkets. While it tastes SO much better, it can also be trickier to cook. Here are some tips to make sure the next TC Farm chicken thighs you cook have great texture and taste amazing too!



Easy Homemade Honey Marshmallow

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, recipes, dessert

Making marshmallows really is easy... They are SO much better tasting (and healthier too!)



Hot Cocoa

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: dessert, newsletter, recipes

Homemade hot cocoa is easy, healthier and tastes SO much better than pre-made mixes.



Get a Real Thermometer

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter, Tools, Article

I know, I know. You ARE a great cook and you probably don't need one all the time to get a perfect medium rare on your steak. BUT even after all this time, I am still surprised how much I appreciate a good FAST thermometer.



Make Your Own Organic Vanilla Extract

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, dessert, newsletter

Vanilla: One of the most loved flavors and perhaps the most artificially (and poorly) imitated. Real vanilla is also rather expensive. Making your own is easy and much less expensive than a $2.50 per ounce in the store. At that price, you can hardly afford to use enough to truly appreciate this amazing delicacy. Way better to simply make your own... trust me, your culinary life won't be the same.



Nut Butter Cakes

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: vegetarian, GAPS, newsletter, recipes, breakfast

These grain-free cakes are GAPS intro diet approved and are an awesome healthy breakfast or snack on the go for you and your kids. Quick and easy to make, you'll have no problem serving up pancakes for the family any morning!



Tasting Minnesota Cookbook

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter

Just released: A new cookbook written by one of our members, featuring a recipe from TC Farm!



American Heart Association Sugar Recommendations

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter, health, sugar-free

This week, the American Heart Association made some big changes in it's recommend guidelines for how much sugar kids should be getting. As parents with kids of our own, we think this is a big step in the right direction. Learn more.



Lower Rates of Heart Attacks on a Higher Fat Diet

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter, health

This study 40 years ago could have fully reshaped the American diet. But it was never fully published. An experiment run right here in Minnesota, and reported on this week in the Washington Post, appears to contradict some LONG held conventional wisdom about fat and health.



Get More of what You REALLY Love

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter

Ever have a type of food you just can get enough of? For the last few months, we've quietly introduced some new packages that we offer to our members. We've received a lot of good feedback and thought it was about time we write about them.

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