Tag Archives: Elihu Farm

Sunday Photo – The Spanish-fried Egg

I love eggs in Spain, especially when they are fried. In the United States, when eggs are fried it is most typically done in a skillet or a griddle with a little bit of fat, typically butter of bacon grease. […]




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Goose Cassoulet – An Idea in Food

Goose was the one constant going in to the weekend. Knowing that Alex and Aki would be visiting and having had the good experiences that I have had with Mary Pratt's Elihu Farm geese, I thought it would be […]




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Dinner with Friends – Alex and Aki Come to Visit

TV shows like Iron Chef America, Top Chef and Chopped all riff on a theme of spontaneous cooking to varying degrees. Iron Chef America specifies a specific ingredient that must be showcased, Top Chef offers surprise scenarios that must […]




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Goose Prosciutto

Duck prosciutto is not uncommon, but I'd never seen or tried goose prosciutto before. The reality is that ducks and geese are really very similar birds, so why not goose prosciutto? When I butchered the bird I got from […]




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Goose, Sour Cherry, Juniper

I don't understand why goose is not more popular than it is on American dining tables whether it be at home or in restaurants. Like duck and ostrich, these are very meaty, beefy birds. The breast meat is every bit […]




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Lamb Meatballs with Shiitakes in a Curried Yogurt Sauce

For the annual Slow Food Saratoga Region Meeting and Potluck I decided to do something a little different, while still incorporating some of the area's finest product. I liked the idea of making meatballs, but as I have […]




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Goose

I recently took the opportunity to buy a goose for the holidays from Mary Pratt of Elihu Farm at The Saratoga Farmers Market. The goose was an American heirloom variety – a Buff. I cooked it following instructions from […]




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