Farmer Franny

Food. Farm. Family.

The first kid. John is my first child. Everything he does is the first experience for all of us. He naturally is a witty, smart, and handsome kid. Someone you can talk to one-on-one for hours engaging in conversation about thoughts and ideas. A wonderful person and a wonderful kid. He is 16 years old …

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After an almost unbearable long summer of endless heat, fall fever can set in exponentially. Cool, tepid winds bring a sigh of relief. Everyone needs a warm, cozy, and EASY CROCK POT soup. This Chipotle Two Bean and Bacon Soup will fill your soul and can be used with staples. When I walk outside, morning …

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These chicks. When the weather is cool and the days are long, there are chores to do and friends to make. Here’s my confession: I have a bad habit of acquiring (especially chickens) to the farm whenever the occasion arises. This time, I came home with 3 chicks thinking they were going to be for …

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The best taco meat ever! After a busy day, there is nothing more satisfying than to top it off with a quick, easy, and delicious dinner. I love how simple tacos are, but, I think most of all I love how I can use the materials I already have to design a new way of …

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. Here comes the holiday ho-down. I feel like with the holidays coming fast we are all scrounging to find a regular meal. Really, we crave something fast, easy, LOW-CARB, and yummy. Well folks, here ya have it! Roasted Cauliflower and Gouda soup is not just on the LOW-CARB aisle but also gives you that …

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Nacho much to do… I’m guilty of occasionally not having time for dinner or sometimes just don’t wanna. I call it a sheet-pan dinner…it’s got all you need lol! Nacho’s consist of all the FDA approved food pyramid-thing. Yeah, right next to margaritas in fruits and vegetable intake. (Psst…it’s funny cause I’m a real life …

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I don’t know what has come over me lately, but I have been longing for some greasy hamburgers. Literally, dreaming for them. Last week I was diagnosed with Covid. I had a fever, congestion, headache, cough, drainage, sore throat, no voice, and was quite miserable for about 3 days. I was so lucky to not …

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Sunny days, boats, sunburns, hangovers, and lost sunglasses. This is what 3-day holidays are made of. The best part is the food! This is the time for letting go and enjoy your time. You’ll be able to welcome any crowd with this copycat Jalapeño Ranch recipe. I laugh because while I was working to perfect …

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“Hey August, you make me miserable.” August in Texas is known to be the most MISERABLE month of the year. If you ask someone from Texas what happened in their life in August, I guarantee they will tell you something indoors. In fact, everything is miserable, even the over-worked A/C units. They just look tired. …

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The rumors are true. I will drink the extra dressing out of the bowl like a savage. It does make me feel better that my 3 year old son does the same thing. There is something about this dressing that’s addicting. It makes you do funny things. This dressing is an adaptation of Aldi’s off-brand …

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