Lakewinds Blog

Having a Local Thanksgiving

By Amy Haggerty on November 25, 2013 0 Comment

. . . Bringing fresh, seasonal, regional food to your holiday table Everyone is talking about local right now.  Shopping local and eating local are on many magazine covers and sales flyers. Lakewinds believes good food comes from good people.  To that end, we strive to source many of our produce, meat, dairy and grocery […]Read More »

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah – Everyone’s at the Table!

By Amy Haggerty on November 22, 2013 0 Comment

For the first time since 1888, the American holiday of giving thanks will fall on the same day as the beginning of the Jewish Festival of Lights.  It could be as many as 79,000 more years before these two dates align again. How can a gathering of family and friends incorporate elements of both holidays […]Read More »

Get to Know Your Turkey

By Amy Haggerty on November 19, 2013 1 Comment

You might not think to “Get To know” your turkey. After all, who wants to get to know the meal they are about to eat, but you should be aware that all turkeys are not created equal and neither are turkey farmers. At Ferndale Farms they take their turkeys seriously and they have for 74 […]Read More »

Homemade Turkey Broth

By Amy Haggerty on November 11, 2013 2 Comments
Turkey Broth

Thanksgiving leftovers – we all love them. Turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, turkey casserole, and pie for breakfast, of course! However, the most valuable (in my mind) and yet completely overlooked surplus from the Thanksgiving table is the turkey CARCASS. Not a great food word, right? Save it.  And if you’re dining at your mom’s, or […]Read More »