Category Archives: Family

Persimmons are so tasty any style! They are weighing down our trees right now – and we love them! And a super family photo

Persimmons are great in fruit salad, eaten on their own, in persimmon pudding or persimmon bread. Here is a great recipe – enjoy Persimmon Pudding Ingredients Ripe persimmons enough  to make two cups of pulp 3 cups of milk 1.5 … Continue reading

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Beef Barley Soup – Ina Garten Style with Little Farm Modifications

My husband loves Beef Barley soup especially on a cold day. Here is a great recipe from Ina Garten – with a few modifications. Beef Barley Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon good olive oil 2 pounds beef oxtails Kosher salt and … Continue reading

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Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken

The amazing mom ( now in her nineties) of one of our dear friends makes this chicken and her kids do too. Yummy and so easy! Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken   Ingredients 4 chicken breasts ( I mixed thighs and … Continue reading

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A new way to do Cauliflower and Broccoli – so that kids will LOVE them!

These tend not to be favorite vegetables although when they are cooked as below – they become really delightful and our grandsons love them! Give it a try! I have included some lower calorie options for you below – after … Continue reading

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Trifle – South African Little Farm Style – yum!

A dessert that is easy but fabulous is English Trifle. But our South African version with some Little Farm Additions is quite unique. So toss whatever recipe you have seen in the past and use this one! Note this is … Continue reading

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So wonderful to give back – here is our Larraine Segil Scholars Family Holiday Party – parents, children and siblings of many of our 13 scholars joined us

We are so blessed to have these outstanding young women in our lives – and here they joined together for a holiday party at The Little Farm – it was such fun! Our son James and daughter in law Donne … Continue reading

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Apple Mincemeat Crumble – a very English dessert

Apple and mincemeat crumble (4- 6)  This is an English Recipe from my sister so I have kept the UK measurements and put the USA ones next to them. Ingredients: 500 g sliced cooking apples  ( 1.1 lbs) 150 g … Continue reading

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I promised the grandkids that I would bake each of them a cake – what fun we had! Paw Patrol, Spiderman, Batman & Ninjas!

The Segil Bakeoff! A sugar high for about 3 days! WHOOPIE! You can see that much of the chocolate frosting missed the cake and went into little mouths. But that is what being at Grandma’s house is all about right?? … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2015 at The Little Farm – more pics – my husband loved the food – so did everyone else! My favorite holiday!

Thanksgiving day involved a lot of cooking and tons of food – appreciated by all! Here is my husband – and the quote that our son put to this montage – we laughed a lot! “My father’s three stages of … Continue reading

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EY are in the forefront of bringing about Gender Parity – keeping the discussion and change actions going!

The panel that our son James and I were on at EY with EY leadership and Charlotte Guyman, Board member on Berkshire Hathaway,  has caused a stir! Thanks to EY who keep this conversation and change actions going! The last … Continue reading

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