It was a neat experience to have conversations with fellow moms who blog and to hear their dairy questions. We all have different backgrounds, but share much in common. Blogging is a wonderful way to share your stories, life experiences, pictures, and recipes.
Several have written posts about their experience, I’ve pulled a favorite quote from each post and linked to them below so you can read the entire story and see their beautiful photos:
My Ohio Dairy Adventure from Farm to Table by Sheila, Eat2Gather
A Mom’s Dairy Adventure: Milk From Farm to Fridge by Vanessa, French Foodie Mom
“We visited two farms. The first farm, the Richman Dairy Farm had 80 Holstein, Jersey, and Brown Swiss cows. They were milked twice a day, eight at a time. The second farm, the Andreas Dairy Farm, had 1300 Holstein cows that were milked three times a day, twenty-four hours a day. Huge difference in size but both the small and large farm had happy, healthy cows living in large open air barns.”
Ohio Dairy Adventure by Liz, The Lemon Bowl
“As a new mom who just so happens to be introducing her son to cow’s milk for the first time, this experience could not have been more timely.” “The passion and love these folks had for their cows was undeniable.”
|Liz's photo of the group at Andreas Dairy|
Calves, Cows & Cheese by Rachel, Hounds in the Kitchen
“I learned 1001 things about milk, cows, and cheese on the Ohio Dairy Adventure, many of which I will share in future posts.”
|Rachel's photo of her calf feeding experience|
Outside Katrina’s Kitchen by Katrina, In Katrina’s Kitchen
“I just wanted to show you this adorable baby calf that I fell in love with. I got to feed her with my own hands!! Every time I came near her later she would lick her lips. Stinking cute! Farmer Dan (of Andreas Dairy) said if he would let her out of the pen she would've followed me all day. **heart melting** Yes I fell in love with her!”
|Katrina's photo of "her" calf|
All the bloggers received a recipe book featuring one recipe from each of our blogs. Many of these bloggers are wonderful cooks too! I tried a few recipes from this cookbook and plan to try them all. Here’s a sampling:
Apple Dumplings a la Me by Christina, A Mommy Story
Its apple season, so last weekend I made this recipe from Christina’s blog. It was delicious! I served it with vanilla ice cream as she recommended and it was so good I had a second helping!
Mascarpone & Raspberry Ice Cream Crepes by Susan, Doughmesstic
Susan’s blog features a variety of recipes with mouth-watering photos. They are categorized to make it easy to find your favorites. Do yourself a favor and check out this wonderful blog.
Gluten Free Tassies on InstaFriday by Heather, Domestic Extraordinaire
This recipe looks yummy. It calls for 2 packages of cream cheese and 2 sticks of butter, need I say more?
Thanks to these ladies who took time from their busy life to participate in this Ohio Dairy Adventure!