2023 Fall Newsletter

🍁 Happy Fall Ya’ll! 🍁 Here we are again reaping the benefits of a bountiful fall harvest and gearing up for the holiday season. As we get closer to the holidays you know what that means: time to submit orders for Kilgus Farmstead holiday goodies. We hope that this year’s fall newsletter finds you and your loved ones …

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Meat 101: Meat Basics

raw beef meat from the butcher

This is part one of five in our series on meat: Health Disclaimer: Health and related lifestyle choices (including diets and dietary needs) are extremely individualistic. Please consult with your doctor before making any lifestyle changes. Eating meat has been a long-standing tradition across many cultures throughout the world. From our hunter-gatherer days up to …

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7 Layer Salad

bacon, cheese, and greens salad plated and ready to serve

A colorful layered salad is the perfect eye-catching dish for any public event. With its visual “pop,” it really stands out in a crowd of casseroles, and let’s not forget, it tastes just as good as it looks! This recipe pairs well with practically any main course, side dish, and can work for any season. …

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Barbeque Beef Brisket

cooked roast beef on cutting board being seasoned

Brisket, also referred to as roast, is one of the more familiar cuts of meat. It’s often a tougher cut and similar to rump roast, which is best to slow cook because it brings out the most flavor and helps to tenderize the meat. Whether you prefer using the oven or crockpot, we’ve got a …

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2023 Spring Newsletter

🐇 Happy spring to all of our favorite Kilgus Farmstead customers! 🐣 As everyone transitions out of hibernation mode, here at Kilgus Farmstead, we’re excited for another growing season and all the good times that come along with the warm weather! Here’s what’s happening on the farm… Farmstead Tours Season Come and visit our farmstead in the …

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Dragon Breath Burgers

close-up of burgers being grilled with tongs

When it’s grilling season, burgers are always a hit with family and friends. This recipe is designed with some bite and some spice. It’s sure to leave your guests asking for the recipe and asking “How’s my breath?” This recipe pairs perfectly with this easy Homemade Buns recipe. So fire up the grill, gather your ingredients, and …

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2022 Fall Newsletter

🍂 Happy fall to all of our favorite Kilgus Farmstead customers! 🍂 It’s been another busy year on the farm and this year we’ve been cultivating a digital crop of articles for our new blog The Kilgus Creamline. Also, we’re getting closer to the holiday season so you know what that means: time to start submitting …

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Apple Cinnamon Muffin Recipe

ingredients for apple cinnamon muffins

Muffins are a great treat for any season particularly during the fall harvest and through the end-of-year holidays. They are best served fresh out of the oven, warm, and with butter. We suggest that you use local apples and visit your nearby orchard to get the freshest picks. Our favorite apple varieties that are great …

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Milk 105: Purchasing & Storage Tips

Kilgus Farmstead milk product sizes

This is part five of five in our series on milk: In our series on milk we’ve covered a lot of ground and we have a few more quick tips to share with you before we put the cap back on the jug. “Best-By”, “Use-By”, and “Sell-By” Dates Often times the best-by, use-by, and sell-by dates can be confusing. …

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Milk 104: Jerseys the Queen of Quality

jersey cow in barn yard

This is part four of five in our series on milk: Why Jerseys are the Queen of Quality Many varieties of diary cows have been used for milk production over the years but most pale in comparison to the Jersey cow. Considered the Queen of Quality®, Jerseys are known for making great-tasting milk that is …

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