Every year the 12 finalists for Princess Kay of the Milky Way are carved in 90 pounds of butter, starting with the newly crowned Princess Kay. That’s right, NINETY pounds of butter and the finalists take every bit of it home with them. Every year, fair goers are curious about one thing: what will the finalists do with all that butter?
Merri Post loves recipes, from testing out new ones with family and friends to sharing her favorites with followers on her dairy farm’s Middleroad Acres Facebook page. When she saw a call for recipes for a new dairy cookbook, the first thing that came to mind was a family favorite that celebrates the freshness of dairy ingredients.
It doesn’t seem like that look ago planting season in Midwest Dairy-land began. As per usual Mother Nature dictates when harvest begins and ends. When is the weather just right? What’s the window of time needed? I think what continues to amaze me about growing food for people and animals, in all the planning and preparation, a bountiful harvest is still mostly outside of farmers’ control.