Recent Blog Entries

8/4/2015 - 1:24:59 PM
4 Steps to a Perfect Pie Crust
7/30/2015 - 8:15:30 AM
4 Steps to a Perfect Pie CrustBaking a flaky, buttery pie crust is the ultimate, elusive skill. In the old days most communities would have contests for the best pies, and you would have really won an honor if you carried off first prize on that one. They had contests for tatting the prettiest lace, pickling the best pickles, gr... Read More
Feisty Chili Lime Chicken Tacos
7/20/2015 - 10:50:15 AM
Feisty Chili Lime Chicken TacosLive on the blog today is an explosion of flavor and culture created with one fruit in mind: peaches. During the summer with all the surplus of fruit around here we often use it in cooking, and the more we use it the more fun ideas we find. We think this is one of the best recipes yet, starting at t... Read More
The Fountain of Fruit
7/14/2015 - 8:09:22 AM
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The Fountain of FruitWe’re past 4th of July and hope everyone had as wonderful a time as we did celebrating freedom and family. The weather was perfect this weekend, warm during the day and cooling off at night - just right for family gatherings in the backyard and watching fireworks later on. Meanwhile, after the... Read More
Summer Cookin’
7/6/2015 - 9:13:46 AM
Summer Cookin’Now that the 4th is over and the hot, dog days of summer are here we have been turning our attention to meals and quick food that are much easier to prepare and store in the fridge. We’re busy, we know you’re busy, and sometimes we all want nothing more than to grab a pre-made dinner fro... Read More
Get Out: 3 Stress Busters
6/29/2015 - 10:38:26 AM
Get Out: 3 Stress BustersAbout 4 generations ago life in the developed working world made a major switch. Everything that was normal about work habits began to change and instead of moving on into progressive work habits in keeping with technology, we stopped moving. Many people’s jobs stopped being a mix of indoor to outdo... Read More
A Day in the Orchard
6/22/2015 - 9:21:34 AM
A Day in the Orchard We recently had our photographer come in a capture a little of life around the orchard to show what a typical June day looks like at Kauffman’s. We’d like to invite you to join us, all from the comfort from your arm chair of course, though we’d love to have you come by and visit th... Read More
Good night, Sleep Tight
6/17/2015 - 9:32:19 AM
Good night, Sleep TightSleeplessness. Millions of people around the world get a good night of sleep every night, and millions more don’t. People who have never had any problem with insomnia have no idea how frustrating and debilitating not getting enough quality sleep is, but those who have experienced it know they&... Read More
5 Ways Chia Seeds Give You a Better Life
6/9/2015 - 11:19:37 AM
5 Ways Chia Seeds Give You a Better LifeModern western civilization has a problem: they go in for trends and tend to be swayed way to easily by the “latest” in food, clothes, health and wellness industry, added to the age old gullibility of financial gimmicks and we’re set up to spend millions of dollars on things that w... Read More
The Tart Cherry
6/1/2015 - 3:18:45 PM
The Tart Cherry“Tis the season, the cherries are blooming, the grass is green and the winds are soft.” There are definitely perks to working in a fruit orchard at this time of year and we’re living it up. The work is hard, but it’s worth it in so many ways to watch things grow and <sneak... Read More
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