How-To Guides

All About Eggs

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Guide To Buying A Whole Or Half Hog Share

We understand that ordering a custom processed whole or half hog share can be confusing, especially if you’ve never done it before, and we’d like to make it as simple as possible.

How to: Render Lard

Rendering lard at home is easier than most people realize. When properly rendered, at a low temperature, your lard should be snowy white and nearly odorless making it ideal for all types of cooking. Get out your fat!  I prefer to have the butcher grind the fat for me so that its ready to go … Continue reading “How to: Render Lard”

The Odd Bits Really Aren’t That Odd

Bones, hocks, necks, gizzards, feet, hearts, livers, fat…. Many don’t utilize these bits but are they really that odd?  Before we began raising our own meat I didn’t cook with a lot of these things and it wasn’t because I didn’t want to it was mostly because I wasn’t aware of  where I could buy … Continue reading “The Odd Bits Really Aren’t That Odd”