Small Town Travel: High Pocket Farm

High Pocket Farm is a beautiful, secluded house nestled high up in the mountains in Colrain, MA on the edge of a working goat farm. We stayed here this past weekend and just loved having such a peaceful and relaxing escape from city life.

See the baby goats and more about High Pocket after the jump…

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Deep Stir: Meat and Potatoes

Making this meal is all about timing.  First, about two hours before dinner, set your steak out to rest until it reaches room temperature.  After the steak has been resting for an hour, you’ll want to start slicing, boiling and roasting the potatoes.  When the potatoes are in the oven, mix up the asparagus and set aside on a sheet pan.  In the final 30 minutes, when the potatoes are roasting and the asparagus is ready to go in, start your steak to allow time to rest.  It’s a lot of work, but the results are spectacular – rivaling your favorite steak house.

Let’s start cooking…