A ten pound pork belly from the butcher can be ten pounds of bacon in just a few steps!
It takes some time to make pastrami, but there’s not a whole lot of hands on effort involved. Some spices and patience will give you a pastrami like you’ve never had before!
Parchment Recipes for Meat and Fish
Parchment paper differs from waxed paper in that it is impregnated with silicon rather than covered in wax. It is safer for cooking since it is less likely to catch fire or smoke. These four recipes are meant to be spooned into pouches made with parchment, folded up, and placed in a slow cooker or […]
Getting Hoovers Hatchery Mail-Order Chicks for Eggs & Meat
When we first started keeping chickens we usually stopped by a local feed store and picked up a handful of baby chicks from the cheeping-fluff-filled cages in the back corner. It didn’t take us long to try ordering baby chicks mail-order instead. Wow! What a difference! Half the price and a simple phone call – […]
Garlic, Herb, and Sugar Oven Roasted Chicken
One of our favorite meals as a family is to oven-roast one of our home raised chickens. My father-in-law salt-and-sugar brined this chicken so it was already tender and flavorful and I wanted to give the chicken a treatment that would complement that as much as possible. The solution was a twist on the typical […]