one of the most magical parts of blogging is the community of women in which you find yourself. i have relished meeting other women farmers through longestacres and jamie of ngo family farm is no exception. jamie and her family have a 2-acre farm in colorado. which is the state where nick and i really want to live. after vermont. they have goats, dogs, a garden, and of course chickens. jamie writes this beautiful blog which is always full of good, honest, seasonal recipes and a precious glimpse into their colorado farm life. when i asked jamie if she'd write a little post here, while i'm moving, she thought to write about the early spring for farmers. so without further babbling here is jamie.
Beautiful and Simple Hollandaise Sauce
3 egg yolks, at room temperature
1/2 to 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
pinch of salt
pinch of cayenne pepper
8 Tablespoons butter, melted
Tarragon sprig to garnish
1. Using a blender or food processor, combine the egg yolks, 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice, salt, and cayenne pepper.
3. Taste. Adjust seasonings, adding up to another 1/2 Tablespoon of lemon juice if you prefer.