Category Archives: Cooking

The Perfect Breakfast Food

The Perfect Breakfast Food What’s the perfect breakfast food, according to your farmers? Is it a smoothie full of hidden organ meats, freeze-dried berries from Mt. Everest, and a dozen types of organic greens? (My crunchy self is giggling over … Continue reading

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Turkey Tips – How To Cook a Pasture-Raised Turkey

For all our wonderful turkey customers this year that had the ability and motivation to invest in sustainable, humane, and chemical-free food this Thanksgiving, here is a little sheet of tips for cooking and enjoying your turkey. We thank you … Continue reading

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Time-Saving Kitchen Tips You Can Do Today

If you’re into real ingredients, you probably spend a lot of time cooking and have accumulated your own set of kitchen tips. When we started working through the healing process for Matt’s autoimmune disease (ulcerative colitis), we had to make … Continue reading

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Cook-at-Home Challenge: Count the Cost

Does food matter? Matt and I had a health crisis circa 2005-2006 that forced us to analyze everything we were doing so we could find answers to why his intestines were trying to kill him. And they were. Standing 6-foot-5-inches … Continue reading

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Why is meal-planning so hard?

Why is meal-planning so hard? Meal planning… The bane of many a mother’s existence. We ask ourselves, “Do they really need to eat AGAIN today?” Let me just start by saying that I do not have this all figured out. … Continue reading

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Cook-at-Home Challenge: What’s for dinner?

I will meal-plan for you this month! Hopefully you got to read a bit about our upcoming Cook-at-Home Challenge introduced in our last newsletter. I know there are so many of our readers that have said, “I want to eat … Continue reading

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Will this get you back into the kitchen?

We want to help you get back into the kitchen! It’s been a CRAZY month so far! Matt took a brief trip to the American Pastured Poultry Producers Association meeting for larger scale producers (apparently we qualify! 😉 ). It … Continue reading

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How A Kitchen Scale Revolutionized My Baking Life

We talk about meats and eggs a lot, since that’s our business, of course. But I wanted to share a little tidbit that I learned along my cooking journey, and that is to use a kitchen scale for baking measurements. … Continue reading

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Chicken Backs for Soup

Question: What are chicken backs? Answer: “Chicken backs” are the core of the chicken that is left after the breast, wings, and legs have been cut away for parts. Our chicken backs are fairly meaty and are typically used to … Continue reading

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Potential Thanksgiving Cooking Class

Learn how to reduce your intake of additives, preservatives, and unnecessary sugar by attending a class on how to cook four Thanksgiving meal classic items from scratch! 1. Bread Stuffing 2. Brown Gravy 3. Traditional Cranberry Sauce and Fermented Cranberry … Continue reading

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