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A Fine Day for a Slaughter

August 6th, 2017 · No Comments · Blog

Andrew’s back! Our opera-singing friend this year performs as the snake oil salesman in “L’elisire d’Amore” (The Elixir of Love)  at  Hubbard Hall and he hasn’t lost his magic touch with our Freedom Ranger broilers. For some reason, opera singers are especially adept at eviscerating chickens. Maybe it’s the controlled breathing. Andrew showed his skills […]

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Strawberries

July 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Blog

My wife planted three 8-foot rows of strawberries last year and now we are harvesting buckets of strawberries. In fact, we can’t eat them fast enough. Most are going into the freezer. My genius spouse selected varieties that will keep us in berries till fall. There’s Earliglow, which, as the name implies, starts making berries […]

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Ham Quest

June 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Blog

We bought another pig from our friend Mike recently and the question as always was, What to do with all the ham roasts? A pig yields a lot of ham and we never particularly liked the smoked hams that came back from the butcher’s. We tried cooking fresh hams, but those didn’t impress either. Over […]

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