Category Archives: Pigs

Rendering Lard- Pasture Raised Heritage Pork Fat

My computer binged and it was a friend of mine.. would you like a couple bags of Freshly done but now frozen of Pasture raised heritage organic pork fat. I was like ok, two bags, maybe three? Well her one … Continue reading

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Introducing Red..

Our Little Helper Pig for 2017 has arrived on the farm, and with a little help of some grain tossed in the right area of the pen..  Red got to work already. First things first, we need to train Pig, … Continue reading

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Grazing, mud playing.. pretty pig!

Ella had a walkabout today.. she really had fun grazing and mudding it up..

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Introducing Ella-

Hello Folks, As I have touched on, Miss Piggy and Kermit are going to freezer camp, leaving just apple to grow thoughout the winter.  Pigs are very much herd animals and its unfair to grow out a single pig, they … Continue reading

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Pig, and more Pig means lots of Pork.. o my..

Well, we got another big 250 plus pound gilt done today for our own home use, it went well, we are getting in the grove on this now that we have done five large blacks and one pot belly pig … Continue reading

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Guanciale-Its Ready..

So here is the finished Product, Sliced and ready for me to use in my planned recipes that I will be sharing soon, I am going Tradional for one, and Funky for the other..I should point out that while I … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted Spiced Pork Ribs

Fall of the bone tender roasted never frozen Pork Ribs, heavenly!

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Rendering Fat

So simple to do and the end results can be used in so many ways, in this case we are making Lard. Raw Fresh Fat, remember that if the fat does not smell good to you, the lard won’t either.. … Continue reading

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Fresh Pork Belly with Ribs – 13.2 pds

Whole Fresh Pork Belly with Ribs still attached A nice rack of pork ribs, I split into two portions, each one enough to feed two peaple. Eight one pd (or close to one pd) peices of bacon to be.. hmmm, … Continue reading

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Pork Jowl- Guanciale to be..

Want to see what happened to this lovely pork Jowl, here is the rest of the story

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