How did our 350 lbs one year old gilt end up as only 100 lbs of cooked meat on the plate? Live weight transitions to hanging weight, then cut weight and finally to cooked yield. At each stage in the process a little bit comes out, leaving you with only a small portion of the […]
After nearly a full year on the hoof, this past week we harvested Blackberry the pig. Read the full write up on harvest day.
Today is John’s birthday. We celebrated hard last night, and relaxed in the yard (whilst doing yard work, of course) all day today while taking in the aroma of a pork loin on the smoker. And lets be real here, there’s nothing better than a home cooked birthday dinner. I remember my brother, sister and […]
Whether it be pork, beef, chicken, or wild game – this meat marinade recipe is perfect! Slightly spicy, totally savory, and leaving meat perfectly moist, this is one marinade you have to try. Click the link below for the recipe.
These pan fried pork wontons are part of my frugal dinners under $10 series. Delicious and healthy. Eat them tonight or pin/save the recipe for later!
This pulled pork recipe is very easy (in the crockpot) and it goes great with my homemade (super fast) hamburger buns.