10 reasons why we are thankful to be dairy farmers

This is the time of year when things tend to settle down ever so slightly and giving us a chance to reflect on the past year. We settle upon our finances, think through what worked well and what didn’t, and make plans for the year ahead. As ideas start surfacing we are often reminded of […]

Creamery Team Spotlight: Brian O’Keefe

Brian O’Keefe has been working in the make room of the creamery since the beginning. As Dan’s nephew, he is part of both the Takes family and our Creamery family. Brian moved from St. Louis to Ely almost two years ago to help us bring farm-fresh dairy to this Iowa community, and has been a […]

Homemade whipped cream with Dan and Debbie’s Heavy Cream

A homemade whipped cream, tastes infinitely better than any aerosol can or  tubs of fake “whipped topping.” This simple recipe can add a completely different delicious dollop to your holiday desserts.   Dan and Debbie’s Homemade Whipped Cream Ingredients: 1 pint   |    Dan and Debbie’s heavy cream 2 tbsp   |   sugar 1 tsp   |  […]

Brian O’Keefe receives certification in FSPCA Preventative Controls for Human Foods

Our entire team at Dan and Debbie’s Creamery  is proud to announce that Brian O’Keefe, a production team member at the creamery was awarded certification for completion of the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance’s Preventative Controls for Human Food. The Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance (FSPCA) is a certification program that is recognized by the FDA as […]

Winter hours at the creamery

As the weather gets colder our creamery store hours will change slightly. Effective today, Dan and Debbie’s Creamery store hours will adjust to the winter season.  We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day this holiday season. “As the holiday approaches, we hop that people will think to support local as they purchase […]