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Tomato Trivia …

  If you’re anything like me – and, let’s face it, who wouldn’t want to be (don’t answer that) – then you love a good, flavor-packed, vine ripened, locally-grown tomato. Those imported supermarket super models, whose tomato qualities are only skin deep, just don’t make the grade. So I’m more than a little excited to […]

Wee’rrrre Baaaaack!!!!

Well, it’s been quite an off season up here at the Dimond Hill Farm, but just when it seemed like Jane and Pam and the crew just couldn’t take another game of Parcheesi around the kitchen table (or another one of Jane’s room-painting fits), the weather broke enough to allow the gang to get back […]

The Haunting of Dimond Hill

Gather round the hearth my friends and warm yourselves by the fire, safe from the wind and the rain … but not, perhaps, from the chill that’s likely to tickle your spine as I tell you a tale of the ghosts of Dimond Hill. You see, the Dimond Hill Farm seems to sit at a […]

Cooking With Kristina: Grilled Pizza

I don’t know about you guys, but around this time of the summer I’m looking for something different to throw on the barbecue grill. So when I heard that Kristina was demonstrating grilled pizza in the barn, I was all in. Kristina is the official Diamond Hill Farm culinary adviser, and her knack for using seasonal […]

Cooking With Kristina: Dimond Hill Farm Gazpacho

Hot enough for ya? Why it was so hot at my house the other day that I had to turn on the furnace just to cool things down. And who wants to cook in that kind of weather? Well, our famous farm cook, Kristina, has come up with a delicious, farm-fresh way to beat the […]

Cow Dump Derby

For more than a decade now, lawmakers have been debating about whether or not to expand gambling in the state. Those in favor of gambling say it’ll bring lots of cash money into the state that will benefit both private and public bank accounts; those opposed are worried that that money will come at the cost of […]

G-M-Oh My Goodness …

Genetically Modified Organism or “Frankenfood”? This past St. Patrick s Day the wife brought home a head of iceberg lettuce from the local supermarket produce section. March must be a good month for lettuce in Mexico, she reasoned, why else would they have it on sale. Well mister, I’m here to tell you that that head […]

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Gelato?

That’s right, I said Gelato. I know, I know … not quite what we’re used to up here in New England when it comes to cold, creamy treats, but what a way to break tradition. And the best news is that you can judge for yourself on Friday, July 15, from 3-5 pm in the […]

The Battle of Dimond Hill

In a letter to his wife, Abigail, shortly after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote that the Fourth of July each year “ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations …” A fine sentiment, of course, and the kind of call to […]

Pizza Party Part II … They’re Baaaack!

  Hey, we had so much fun with our first Half Baked Pizza party on June 16 that we’re going to do it all over again! On Wednesday, June 29 from 3 pm to 6 pm the folks from Half Baked Pizza will be back in the barn passing out samples of New England’s best, […]