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Hi there!

I’m Mariah

Welcome to TheFarmChicken. My name is Mariah, I am a wife and mother living on a farm in the middle of ND…wait, the middle of nowhere? Either way you look at it, it’s kind of the same thing. Some people would think “Yuck” but let me tell you, living out here is a dream come true and a prairie paradise. As I write this, I am sitting in one of my favorite spots with a view that goes on for miles. I am thankful.

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Homemaking

Homemaking to mean seems like a lost art. Sewing, baking, cooking and all the things that go with making a house a home. Welcome to what I like to call our “farm home”.

Baking, Sewing, cooking and caring for the home.
Chocolate Chip Cookies on a towel and a jar beside it
Homemade Gift: Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

How fun! A homemade gift: chocolate chip cookie mix in a jar, it is both cute and delicious. This co…

Microfiber Cleaning Cloths in a stack
Cleaning Supplies List for the Home

I am still learning about how to care for our home and make it comfy and as clean and uncluttered as…

Bannetons with bread dough in them
Sourdough Bread Tools

Do you want to invest in all the sourdough tools right away?? It’s okay if you don’t want to. That w…

Snackle box with all sorts of treats
Snackle Boxes

Have you ever heard of snackle boxes? I think they are clever, and they work so well when traveling …

Pocket Potholder with Flowers
My Favorite Tools for TheFarmChicken Kitchen

Say that 5 times fast. 🙂 The links to my favorite kitchen tools are in the titles if you would like …

Ripening Tomatoes
Simple Ways to Save Money

Our load of squash and pumpkins.      We are going to spend time looking at ways to save money for y…

Behind the Blog

Hi, I’m Mariah

Welcome to TheFarmChicken. My name is Mariah, I am a wife and mother living on a farm in the middle of ND…wait, the middle of nowhere? Either way you look at it, it’s kind of the same thing. Some people would think “Yuck” but let me tell you, living out here is a dream come true and a prairie paradise. As I write this, I am sitting in one of my favorite spots with a view that goes on for miles. I am thankful.

Bio Picture in wheat field

Recipes from the Farm

A collection of our favorite recipes that we make on the farm. From everyday meals and family favorites to delightful treats for celebrating something special. I hope you can use these recipes to create memories with your family and friends. These recipes feel to me like your favorite church cookbook with a delightful farm spin. Enjoy!

A flaky layered chocolate croissant
Sourdough Pain Au Chocolat Recipe: A Fancy Farm Food

The Sourdough Chocolate Croissant or Pain Au Chocolat. Whatever you would like to call these pastrie…

sourdough croissants in the sunshine
Step-by-Step Homemade Sourdough Croissant Recipe

Let’s talk about Croissants. I have baked since I was young. I have always enjoyed it and love makin…

sourdough cruffins in the sunshine
Delicious Sourdough Cruffin Recipe: A Fancy Farm Food

A delicate pastry with layers of sourdough Detrempe (French) and butter baked to a delicious golden …

a cardamom bun in the sunshine
Sourdough Cardamom Knots: A Recipe from the Farm

Pretty little dough knots filled with spice and butter, baked, and then covered in a sweet brown sug…

stack of sourdough waffles with strawberries and whipped cream
Easy Sourdough Waffle Recipe: Overnight or Same Day

On a slow morning, waffles cooking, breakfast meat frying, coffee brewing and family are gathered ar…

Sourdough Potato Bread on Cutting board with knife

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A Straightforward Guide to Sourdough

If you are like me when I started with sourdough you are probably overwhelmed with the thought of it. Agnes (yes, my starter has a name…why not?) and I take our experience with the overwhelm and formulate straightforward and helpful tools to make your desire to bake sourdough a success!

Know where your food comes from.

Have you ever had questions about where your food comes from? Farming and agriculture are so interesting. I for sure don’t know everything about farming but I hope I can help you learn something about where your food comes from.