Rachel VanDuzer

Rachel VanDuzer

Strawberry Avocado & Vidalia Onion Salad

When comparing something real to the imitation or mass-produced version, the genuine one is just about always superior in quality. When it comes to strawberries, we can be thankful that Florida and California grown strawberries are available to us in…

5 Reasons to Eat Asparagus

Finally, the warm weather of spring is here to stay! It’s now safe to plant some of the more delicate vegetables like tomatoes and peppers, but did you know that asparagus has been growing well here at the orchard since…

Maple Butter & Apple Toast

When the days are warm and the nights are still chilly, maple sap starts flowing! Pennsylvania is one of the top 10 states for maple syrup production and we’re proud to sell Pennsylvania Maple Syrup in our Farm Market. March…

Breakfast Around the World Part II

Last week on our blog, we explored what people eat for breakfast in different countries around the world including Europe, Scandinavia and Asia. It was a fascinating look at the differences in what people enjoy for the first meal of…

Breakfast Around the World Part I

Sometimes I’m pretty creative with cooking. Other times, I’m happy to eat the same thing every day. We typically eat scrambled eggs every morning in our household with toast or oatmeal, but when the price of eggs jumped earlier this…

Rudolph Cookies

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner! I’m not sure about you, but I’m definitely not the first one to get the Christmas cards mailed out. I’m always amazed at those first few that show up…

Harvest Salad with Cheese Curds

In a season full of all things sweet, from cookie exchanges to candy canes, hot cocoa and peppermint bark brownies, it’s good to have some go-to recipes using locally grown apples this time of year. My favorite apples this time…