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Entries Tagged as 'pork'


November 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Recipes

We bought another half-pig from our friend Mike recently and dove right in. We’ve got two slabs of belly curing in the fridge for bacon, and the other night I made one of our all-time favorite pork roasts–a big butt slow-cooked with cabbage, sauerkraut, carrots, caraway, sage, rosemary, bacon, dark beer and above all paprika. […]

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Local Dinner

October 25th, 2015 · No Comments · eating local

Were would we be without chest freezers? We bought half a pig from our friend Mike and brought it home frozen from the butchers in two big boxes. It must weight 100 pounds. Fortunately, we had the good sense to purchase another chest freezer because our original freezer is packed with Freedom Ranger chickens and […]

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Makin’ Bacon

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Recipes

We buy half a pig from our friend Mike and along with the chops and hocks and roasts the butcher gives us the option of having the hams and bellies processed. We’ve tried it, and didn’t care much for the results, which means dealing with our own hams and bacon. Thankfully, bacon is not terribly […]

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