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THE ARDENT HOMESTEADER

THE ARDENT HOMESTEADER

Hi, my name is Kristin. My husband Dave and I live in New York's beautiful Hudson Valley with our three boys. Lucky for me, Dave has an incredible green thumb, enjoys outdoor projects, and is just all-around handy. To say that he grows the food and I cook the food would be easy, but not completely accurate. I help in the gardens, though he is the master planner and implementer. And, sometimes, I even share my kitchen.

I read cookbooks and food magazines like novels. I love to cook, bake, and experiment in the kitchen. A few years ago, after I made my first batch of caramel and finding it not quite what I was looking for, I decided to play around. It took a few tries to get it to match what I had imagined the perfect caramel to be, and when I did...WHOA.

Caramel sauce became my signature gift and was often requested by friends and family. After I gifted some to the wonderful farmer whose CSA* I am a member of, he suggested I sell it at the farm. It had never occurred to me to sell my caramel before, but with the encouragement of my friends, family, Guy & Nadine at Blooming Hill Farm and Tom & Denise at North Plank Road Tavern, Cara-Sel was born. Click here to discover where you can find it and learn what all the fuss is about.

* Know where your food comes from! 

Products

THE ARDENT HOMESTEADER
CARA-SEL SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE
$15.00
THE ARDENT HOMESTEADER
CARA-SEL SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE
$8.00