Author Archives: Siobhan

About Siobhan

My name is Siobhan and I live with my husband and our beautiful daughter in New York. I love real, whole, healthy food and I am passionate about biodynamic farming practices. I try to eat locally as often as possible and to support my local farmers.

Sweetpskitchen on learning how to keep honeybees

I am taking a 14 week beekeeping course at Stone Barns in Pleasantville, NY. It has been the highlight of my spring so far! The class is part lecture, part practical (in the apiary, hands on.) Our class is taught … Continue reading

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Organic “pick your own” at fishkill farms

Sweet P and I had a great time at fishkill farms in hope well junction, ny picking organic strawberries and picnicking on their beautiful grounds!

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Join Sweet P’s Grocery Store Challenge: Day 0

  In an effort to eat locally, I am taking on a summer challenge to avoid the grocery store. Here in the Hudson Valley, we have bountiful food resources so I think it is time I put my money where … Continue reading

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CSA Veggie ID – Green Leafy Edition!

Originally posted on Sweet P's Kitchen- #beautifulfood :
Vegetable ID A lot of the complaints I hear about having a CSA involve not know what the vegetables are and/or what to do with them. Here is a list of the…

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Cottage Pie

I made my first cottage pie in 2005 when I was 21 for my boyfriend (now husband,) Martyn. It is his favorite meal from back home in England. I used a bag of ‘shepard’s pie’ seasoning, ground beef, and potatoes. … Continue reading

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A little early for Easter egg dying but…

I got a winter share from my Vegetable CSA at and it has been great…except for the beets. I have never seen so many beets in my life! I actually like beets but I cannot eat that many before … Continue reading

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