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Cheesy Ranch Potatoes

This is a tried and true recipe from our friend Jodi Gauker of Gauker Farms, a 9th-generation Berks County beef farm. Save Print Cheesy Ranch Potatoes Author: Jodi Gauker Recipe type: Side Dish   Ingredients 4 medium russet potatoes, cubed 1 t. salt 1 package dry Ranch dressing mix ½ c. milk ½ container sour cream ½ […]

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Grilled Cheese with Carrot-Top Pesto

Thank you to customers Kayley and Evelyn for sharing a grilled cheese recipe they made using a recipe from the Happy Yolks blog as their starting point! They use our Sharp Cheddar rather than Asiago: “For three people, this recipe requires an entirety of your smaller packages of the sharp cheddar cheese,” says Kayley.   […]

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Bacon Cheese Ball

  This recipe is so elegant you won’t believe how simple it is! Just three ingredients and a few minutes prep! Start it the night before and it’ll be all set for your party the next day. Save Print Bacon Cheese Ball Author: Conebella Farm Recipe type: Appetizer   Ingredients 8 ounces Conebella Farm Bacon Cheddar, Bacon Jalapeno […]

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We Have the Country’s Top Ayrshire Cow!

Exciting things are happening at our farm, and we’re delighted to share our news with you!  We just found out that one of our cows, Conebella Percy’s Tiva, ranked #1 out of all Ayrshires on the Cow Performance Index list the Ayrshire Breeders’ Association releases at the end of each year.  This is our first […]

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Our Third Consecutive Land O’Lakes Milk Quality Award!

Did you know that in addition to being used in our farm-fresh raw milk cheese, Conebella Farm’s milk is shipped to Land O’Lakes?  We are members of the Land O’Lakes cooperative and ship milk to Land O’Lakes each month.  This year, we have won a prestigious Land O’Lakes milk quality award for the third consecutive year. The milk quality award goes to dairy farms that […]

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Mani-Pedi Day on the Farm: Hoof Care for our Herd

You know how it goes. If your feet hurt, your whole body hurts. Healthy feet give us a foundation to walk on. Cows feel the same way, so we have a professional hoof trimmer who visits the farm every other month to care for our cows’ hooves. This is very important because, like human fingernails, […]

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Hungry Critters? Feed Them Our Nutritious Grass Hay

Need grass hay, or know someone who’s in the market?  Our first cutting is now complete and we have 4,000 small bales and 300 large bales stored in our barns.  Contact us if you need any!  We are looking for new customers and can provide local delivery. All our hay is lab-tested, so we know […]

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It’s Our Raw Milk Anniversary!

The end of June 2014 marked the seven year anniversary of receiving our raw milk license from the state of Pennsylvania. Our cheese anniversary follows in December. We could hardly believe it when we did the math and realized that it had been seven years already! What did it take for us to get a raw […]

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Mac & Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Contributed by Brandon Hertzler. Ingredients: Mac and Cheese: Béchamel Sauce: 2 cups 2% milk ½ stick of butter ¼ cup flour ½ tablespoon garlic salt (or regular) ½ teaspoon each parsley, cumin and pepper (or to taste) ½ teaspoon each curry powder and smoked paprika Other ingredients: 5 ounces elbow macaroni 1 cup Conebella Cheddar […]