1 lb Pork Belly 2 Tbsp chopped shallots or red onion 2 Tbsp chopped garlic 1 Tbsp sliced bird chili (optional) 1 tsp coconut caramel sauce 2 Tbsp fish sauce 1 C water 1 tsp black pepper cilantro and/or scallions 1. Cut pork belly into bite size pieces. Marinate pork, shallots, garlic, chili, and caramelContinue reading “Thịt Kho Tiêu (braised caramelized pepper pork)”
As part of our weekly garden share baskets, we have been including recipes that are staples in our pantry/fridge. Various recipes throughout the season will require some of these condiments and sauces. Here are a few recipes to aid you in your journey with our Vietnamese table. Mỡ Hành (Scallion Oil) makes about 3/4 heatContinue reading “Pantry Staples”
Usually as spring rolls over our snow capped farm we are excited and happy. Obviously this year is a little different, but not by much. The ground is getting prepped and the plants are filling rooms in our house as they all begin to bloom. We will update over the next few days with ourContinue reading “This season”
We are excited to share the layout and crops we are growing here at 328North Farm for the 2020 season. Our growing area is broken down to two sections, front and back. Check out our expansion and the exciting new varieties we are adding to the homestead this year. Thank you to all of thoseContinue reading “2020 Garden Plan”
We do a lot of home cooking and today gave us a first chance to test out the new pasta maker.
There is snow and ice on the ground, the garden a sheet of dangerous but beautiful stillness and we are busy looking at seed catalogs. The secret, one of many, to a big healthy summer garden is the behind the scenes work that must get done in the middle of winter. Mostly though, we spendContinue reading “Winter 2020”
Spring has finally arrived here in the Northern Berkshires. It’s been a whirlwind Fall and Winter here at 328North, but we’re geared up and excited for this year’s growing season. Our first fall here, in 2014, we built the first three garden boxes; where we planted the asparagus and garlic. Nothing was more exciting thanContinue reading “2018 Homestead”
It’s always nice to take step back and appreciate the work that the two of us have accomplished in three years. So proud of our little homestead!
Asiatic lilies blooming just in time for solstice
We’ve been busy here at 328North working on a lot of outdoor projects, but I’ve managed to get a jump start here in our zone 5a. If there is any advice I can give to other gardeners is to PLAN. Being organized and prepared allows us here to have food that last us through theContinue reading “Sustenance”