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Farmstead Inn barn

Farm-to-Fork in Indiana

We braved the unfriendly skies to visit my family in Indiana over the holidays, and while we were there we had the opportunity to visit part of the Joseph Decuis empire of farm-to-table enterprises.  Situated in the tiny and picturesque town of Roanoke, Indiana, the “Joseph Decuis Experience” includes a fine dining restaurant, a casual […]

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Seared Duck Breast with Port and Plums

Duck, Demystified

A couple of weeks ago I boarded an insanely early flight and headed to Indiana for a few days, courtesy of Maple Leaf Farms.  Many of you know that I was born and raised in Indiana and I still have a lot of family in the area, so while Maple Leaf Farms is really a […]

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Altitude Wellness

When I first moved to Colorado around a decade ago, we made a day trip from the 5,400 foot altitude of Boulder to the almost-12,000-foot altitude of the Alpine Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park.  I had only been in Colorado for a few weeks and not yet adjusted to Boulder’s altitude, and as […]

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