Your Guide to Making Bone Broth

Your Guide to Making Bone Broth

A customer recently asked me which were the best bones for making a bone broth that gelled up nicely.  Yes, bone broth gels up, just like Jello (when it’s cold anyway).  That’s because it is full of gelatin (which is extracted from bones).  The answer to this...
Do You Know What’s in Your Meat?

Do You Know What’s in Your Meat?

When I was in Barnes and Nobles a couple of weeks ago I found a Consumer Reports Magazine at the register.  The featured article was called, “What’s Really in Your Meat.”  It’s all about drugs in meats.  I couldn’t resist.  I had to buy...
What do you know about cows?

What do you know about cows?

Cows are interesting creatures.  Not quite like the horses I so loved growing up, but fun never-the-less. My mom was surprised when I purchased cows, as she remembers me having a distinct dislike of them.  It was probably less of a dislike and more that they simply...
Collaboration With Local Farms

Collaboration With Local Farms

Farming is hard, but it’s even harder to treat a farm as a business, and this is why I believe that farmers need to collaborate with each other rather than competing. Actually, the farming is the best part. I can spend all day outside, and when I come in I feel...